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Right to Employment Bill tabled at HoR

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KATHMANDU — A meeting of the House of Representatives held on Monday has approved the proposal seeking deliberations on the Bill on Right to Employment.

The HoR meeting has unanimously approved the poposal that was tabled by Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Security Gokarna Bista.

Minister Bista said that the government provisioned the legal provision to ensure employment to the capable and qualified youths.

Moreover, lawmakers stressed on creation of jobs in the country and ensuring an environment to attract those youths seeking greener pasture as well as increasing investment in the industries, energy among others sectors to create jobs.

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Responding to the queries raised by the lawmakers, Minister Bista said that the government aims to create jobs in Nepali soil and the target of providing employment opportunities in our own country can be achieved in few years.

Bista said that effectiveness of the monitoring of those foreigners working in Nepal without any labour permit will also be enhanced and foreign employment would be streamlined and made more effective.

According to him, the government would set up Employment Service Centres from the local level, allowance for unemployment if unable to provide employment would be provisioned.

“The fundamental right to employment will be implemented by providing 100 days of employment if the government is unable to provide long-term jobs,” shared the Minister.

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Maha Astami being observed today

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KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.

On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.

People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.

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Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.

On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.

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