KATHMANDU, August 19: Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), has launched the Sustainable Tourism for Livelihood Recovery Project (STLRP).
The project is aimed at bringing relief, especially to the workers and laborers in the tourism sector. A total of US dollar 2.05 million- USD 1 million from NTB and USD 1.05 million from UNDP - will be utilized in a period of 2.5 years for the project. According to NTB, the project aims at providing relief to about 5,000 workers in the tourism sector by creating short-term employment.
Similarly, NTB aims to provide employment to more than 2,000 people in partnership with local governments across the country.