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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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2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident

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HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.

Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.

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Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.

Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.

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