Work permit to be made mandatory for job in India, announces PM Dahal

Published On: January 24, 2017 05:43 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Tuesday announced to expand insurance facility to Nepali workers leaving for foreign jobs. 

The Prime Minister directed the concerned agencies to provide insurance facility also to Nepalis working in India.

As per the announcement, Nepalis working in India will get an insurance of Rs 500,000 for deadly diseases, life insurance of Rs 750,000 and a maximum of Rs 150,000 from Foreign Employment Promotion Board. 

With the announcement, a worker can receive a maximum of Rs 1.4 million as compensation and relief amount from the government.

It will be mandatory to receive work permit for working in India from the concerned District Administration Office or District Administration Office in the districts bordering with India. 

PM Dahal said that the orders will be implemented from Saturday.


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