KATHMANDU, May 23: Nepal’s per capita public debt increased four-folds in the past one decade, mainly due to an increasing unproductive spending along with slow growth in the government revenue collection.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government’s public debt has reached Rs 1.848 trillion as of mid-March this year, with the government relying more and more on borrowing to meet its financial liabilities due to low revenue collection amid soaring expenditure.