KATHMANDU, May 21: With technological advances changing the nature of many jobs and leading to the need for new skills, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for expediting human-centered agenda for the future of work.
SURKHET, Feb 24: Five years ago, Shambhu Prasad Chaurasiya, the then District Forest Officer (DFO) of Surkhet reached Nalkhola Community Forest to meet Rautes, the last nomadic tribe of Nepal. When he urged the leader of the community Mahin Bahadur Shahi to start agriculture, take up jobs and send their children to school, Shahi said to him, "You become a Raute like us, we will become commoners like you."
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The government has launched its ambitious Prime Minister Employment Program, vowing to guarantee minimum employment of 100 days a year to all citizens. And for those who could not be provided the minimum employment, the government has promised a subsistence allowance. Based on the current minimum wage fixed by the government, this allowance will be around Rs 24,000 per year.
NEW DELHI, Feb 1: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is expected to try and shore up its political support with big ticket farm giveaways and tax cuts for the middle class in its final federal budget on Friday, months before elections.
LONDON, Jan 28: British businesses implored politicians on Monday to stop quarrelling over Brexit and agree an orderly exit from the European Union, as some big firms set up emergency situations rooms to cope with the possible tumult of a no-deal divorce.
There are thousands of memes about Monday being the worst day of the week (for us Nepalis, it’s Sunday), because the weekend is over and most of us have to go to work, back to our not-so-satisfying, boring jobs. But what if on Monday you were scheduled to watch a movie, eat at a restaurant, or maybe just sleep?
KHOTANG, Aug 29: Tinjure Employment Services Pvt Ltd and Empower Overseas Pvt Ltd have agreed to provide new jobs to 38 Nepali workers who were kicked out of their jobs in Saudi Arabia. Thirteen of these workers are from Khotang district.
KATHMANDU, June 4: Finance Minister Dr Yuba Raj Khatiwada claimed that the budget is in favor of all-round development of the country. Khatiwada expressed his belief that the budget will help lead the country toward socialism through prosperity.
KATHMANDU, Jun 3: Finance Minister Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada claimed that the budget is in favor of all-round developments of the country which will help lead the country toward socialism through prosperity
KATHMANDU, May 30: Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada tabled a budget of Rs 1.31 trillion in parliament Tuesday. This first full-fledged federal budget has emphasized job creation, allotted a third of the total budget for the provinces and local units.
Sagar Ghimire of Republica caught up with Sameer Khatiwada, an economist at the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department to understand how Nepal can prepare itself for what lies ahead in terms of technological revolution. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, May 22: No Nepali youths will be flying abroad for employment by 2023 and the average earnings of Nepalis will have doubled by that year, according to the government’s policy and programs for next fiscal year announced on Monday.
GENEVA, May 14: Promoting a greener economy could create 30 million jobs over the next decade, largely offsetting employment losses linked to the shift, the UN said Monday, although farming would be especially hard-hit.
What is it about a government job that explains its enduring appeal? Job security? Check. Perks from the get go? Check. Minimum exertion at work? Check. Inflated sense of self-importance? Check. Prospects for underhand inducements? Check. All of these may undoubtedly figure as strong motivating factors for the hordes who sit for the Lok Sewa exams every year, but one important element that is missing, and often overlooked, are the travel perks.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Local governance units across the country are hiring information technology (IT) officers of late, creating a wave of job opportunities in this sector which had long been seeing low manpower demand.
JAJARKOT, Oct 24: Locals of Jajarkot have been demanding jobs with leaders of various political parties contesting the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections scheduled for November 26 in return for their votes.
DHANKUTA, Oct 24: A total of 46,302 people have submitted their applications for temporary police in Province 1 alone, for the upcoming provincial and parliamentary elections. According to the Eastern Regional Police Office (ERPO), the number of applicants is nearly three times more than the required number of temporary police.
PARBAT, Aug 7: Nar Bahadur Paija of Baskharka, Parbat district, spent his five precious years in Malaysia and Qatar as a laborer. Unable to make enough money, he returned to the country and started orange farming. Now, he is earning more than Rs 700,000 every year. He has around 200 orange trees in his field.
GORKHA, April 27: Poultry farmers in Gorkha district have proven that Nepalis can earn over twice the income working in our own country than those who go abroad for employment opportunities, especially in the Gulf and the Middle East countries.
Whether you crave the freedom to manage yourself or feel drained by nonstop social stimulation, finding a career that lets you work independently can boost your job satisfaction. Try one of these self-sufficient jobs to forge your own path without a boss constantly looking over your shoulder.
FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov 20: Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests.
SRINAGAR, Oct 9: When massive anti-India protests erupted in Indian-control Kashmir three months ago after the killing of a charismatic militant leader, Aqib Mir was among tens of thousands of Kashmiris who defied curfew and clashed with government forces.
KATHMANDU, May 4: Ever since the South Korean government introduced the Employment Permit System (EPS) for Nepali workers in 2008, thousands of Nepali youth have tried their luck. More than 33,000 Nepalis have worked or are working in South Korea so far, and thousands more have tried and failed.