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Subject: Social Studies

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Overview

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:
  • Describe natural or geographical regions of Nepal.
  • Describe the physical feature and socio-economic environment of Eastern Development Region.
  • Define physical feature and socio-economic environment of Central Development Region.
  • Define physical feature and socio-economic environment of Western Development Region.
  • Define physical feature and socio-economic environment of Mid-Western Development Region.
  • Describe the physical feature and socio-economic environment of Far-Western Development Region.
  • Explain the objectives of the ongoing projects of Nepal.
  • Describe the benefits of the ongoing projects of Nepal.

Notes

Some Ongoing Projects of Nepal

A project is a planned action set up to achieve balanced and proportionate economic growth and human development. This note has information on some ongoing projects of Nepal. Learn More

Human Development Index and Nepal

  • The development of human health, education, food, housing, skill, etc is overall human development.
  • The index showing the levels of economic, social, educational development of any country is the HDI.
  • HDI is important to know the level of Human Development in any area, to know the areas that needs improvement in human development, and to make the plans for improvement of human development in any country.
  • Nepal’s HDI is developing in comparison to the developed countries. Nepal was ranked 157th (HDI 0.463) in 2012 AD, 146th (HDI 0.543) in 2013 AD and 145th (HDI 0.548) in 2015 AD.
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Federal States of Nepal

  • The constitution of Nepal has divided Nepal into 7 federal states.
  • State No. 1 covers about 18% (25,905 sq. km) of Nepal’s total area and the population of this state at approx. 45 lakhs.
  • State No. 2 covers approx. 7% (9661 sq. km) area. Approx. 54 lakh people reside here, which is about 20% of total population of Nepal.
  • State No. 3 covers 14% (20,300 sq. km) of the total area of Nepal and the population of this state at 55lakhs, which is 21% of total population of Nepal.
  • State No. 4 covers 14% (21,504 sq. km) of area, and has a population of 24 lakhs.
  • State No. 5 covers 15% (22,288 sq. km) of Nepal’s area, and has a population of 49 lakhs.
  • State No. 6 covers approx. 20% (29,984 sq. km) of Nepal’s area and population of this state is approx. 11.5lakhs.
  • State No. 7 covers 13% (19,439 sq. km) of Nepal’s area, and has a population of 25lakhs.
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