Nepal has experienced significant changes in its demographic landscape over the past decade, as revealed by the recent national census data. The 2021 census shows that the urban population has reached 66.2 per cent, a significant increase from the 2011 census figure of 17.1 per cent. While this shift may seem like a positive trend, it raises concerns about the potential challenges that could arise from an excessive concentration of people in urban areas.

RASUWA, Oct 28: Electric microbuses have been imported via Nepal's northern border checkpoint, Rasuwagadhi. A total of 22 microbuses were imported on Wednesday evening. Entrepreneurs from the private sector imported electric vehicles focusing on the urban area. Each microbus is a 12-seater.

KATHMANDU, April 23: The government has set standards on registration of new savings and credit cooperatives amid concerns about their growing concentration in urban areas.

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