Going from one country to another country for job and to earn money is called foreign employment. People of Nepal go to different countries of the world for jobs and earning. It uplifts the life standard of the people and has become an important source of earning foreign currency. Due to lack of job opportunity, many Nepalese youths are compelled to go to various countries of the world in search of jobs. This trend is increasing day by day. It has an immediate benefit but it is not beneficial for a long term. The Nepalese labour and sweat is being used in foreign countries and there is scarcity of human power for the development of our own country.
According to the report 2060/61, it is estimated that 3.8% people are fully unemployed in Nepal. Due to lack of sufficient job opportunity in internal labour market, about 800,000 youths have gone overseas till Asar 2064. There are many youths, who have gone to foreign countries without fulfilling the government procedures. Similarly, many Nepalese have emigrated to different cities of India on seasonal basis or permanently. The statistics shows that, among the emigrated people 77% are in India and two-third of them have gone for jobs.
The importance of foreign employment are:
1) Country can get lots of foreign currency as the remittance which can be used to establish industries in the country. Such industries provide job opportunities in the country.
2) People who go overseas to work can learn different skills and technologies which can be beneficial for the development of our own country.
3) Foreign employment reduces the unemployment problem of a country.
4) It may help to develop international relations with other countries because the country has to do labour contract with other countries and embassies has to be established there.
Due to lack of sufficient job opportunity in internal labour market, about 800,000 youths have gone overseas till Asar 2064. People earning money in foreign land can get job easily and improve their skill.Besides, family of the people having foreign employment can afford good quality of life. So, people are attracted to foreign employment.
Nepali people are employed in following places in foreign countries:
The importance of foreign employment in Nepal can be stated as below:
This is a notice mainly targeted for the females. If you are going to foreign countries for job, then take notice of the following:
According to the report 2060/61, what percent of people were estimated as fully unemployed in Nepal?