KATHMANDU, May 28: Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Mahendra Rai Yadav has claimed that Nepal will become self-reliant in agriculture within a year.

KATHMANDU, March 9: Finance Minister Janardan Sharma has said that the country will make a leap forward if it can make the local level self-reliant.

KATHMANDU, July 7: The government has included five more items — tea, electricity wire and conductor, footwear, zinc sheets and paints — in the lists of the potential goods in which Nepal is being self-reliant.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The government has claimed that Nepal has become self-reliant in a number of farm products including egg, milk powder, butter and meat.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal will become self-reliant in goats and buffaloes in two years, according to Minister for Agriculture and Livestock Development Chakrapani Khanal.

KATHMANDU, June 2: In last year’s budget and programs, Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada had made an ambitious announcement that the country will be self-reliant in agricultural production by Fiscal Year 2020/2021. He had further announced that the country will double agro produce by the end of Fiscal Year 2022/23.