‘Investment in human capital must to improve private sector growth’

16 April, 2019 Thursday

The private sector is one of the three pillars of Nepal’s economy. Yet, it has not grown in a desired way with mere 18 per cent of Nepal’s formal firms employing over 20 people, which is one of the lowest in South Asia. The subpar growth has hit Nepal’s economic growth as well. The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation recently published Country Private Sector D...

‘Invest in human capital development to unleash Nepal’s growth potential’

21 August, 2018 Thursday

Nepal needs to increase investment in human capital development to unleash the growth potential of the country, according to a labour expert.

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has cited low investment in human capital as the major obstacle for the country to leap forward. Outmigration of youths is rampant as the country has been unable to generate jobs for around 500,000 you...

Global Skills Summit 2018 September 15, 2018, New Delhi

20 August, 2018 Thursday

In ever evolving work place, disruptive changes and new business models will have a profound impact on the employment landscape over the coming years. Automation lies in the vanguard of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, a process in which the interaction of cyber and physical systems will transform the established economic and social structures. Many of the major drivers of transf...