KATHMANDU, Sept 2: The government has begun incorporating workers in the informal sectors and those self-employed to the social security scheme since August 17.

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KATHMANDU, March 23: The number of contributors enlisted in the Social Security Fund (SSF) has reached more than 400,000.

KATHMANDU, March 23: The Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) has said the launching of a social security scheme targeting the Nepali migrant workers and those who are self-employed in foreign land was a great achievement.

KATHMANDU, March 22: The social security scheme of Nepal will cover Nepali migrant workers and self-employed Nepalis in foreign lands. The Social Security Fund is preparing to unveil the new scheme to cover Nepali migrant workers and those self-employed in foreign lands amid a function on Wednesday in the presence of Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) has lauded the government's plan to incorporate migrant workers and those working in informal sectors within the country under the social security scheme.

KATHMANDU, April 12: The Social Security Fund (SSF) has asked all the employers including those of the private sector to get registered at the Fund by this fiscal year end.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The number of workers joining the contribution-based social security scheme has crossed 144,000.

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: Over 8,200 employers have registered themselves with the Social Security Fund (SSF) to enlist their 92,000 employees, as the deadline to private sector firms and establishments to sign up with the contributory-based social security scheme ended on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Clarifying that their protest was not against the newly-launched contribution-based Social Security Scheme, the main opposition party, Nepali Congress (NC), has said that the party considers the publicity campaign for the scheme “unnecessary” and “extravagant”.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Employees in all private sector firms will now be enrolled in a contribution-based social security scheme.