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Prime Minister’s Employment Programme may not provide expected relief to migrant workers affected by Covid-19, analysts say

The government had pinned its hopes on the scheme to provide jobs to thousands of people, but the programme’s track record gives little to cheer about.Prime Minister’s Employment Programme may not provide expected relief to migrant workers affected by Covid-19, analysts say
Government figures show that 67,020 migrant workers returned home from various countries between mid-February and March 24. post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : April 27, 2020
Updated at : April 27, 2020 07:59
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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