Province No. 2

Easy loans in Province 2 for labour migrants could encourage youths to leave country, experts say

Workers will get up to Rs150,000 at lower interest rates for funding their departures, but experts fear easily available funds will make migration first choice.  Easy loans in Province 2 for labour migrants could encourage youths to leave country, experts say
Around 24 percent of workers who had received labour permits from the Nepal government between fiscal years 2008/09 and 2016/17 were from Province 2.  POST FILE PHOTO
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : February 2, 2020
Updated at : February 2, 2020 10:32
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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