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Introduction To Our Economic Activities

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The activities which are done to earn income or money is known as economic activities. Economic activities may be different from person to person as some may involve in farming, the other may involve in industry, business, trade, agriculture and so on. All these activities are the main source of income of our country.

We live in a society with our family but our family can not run without income or money. The family depends on upon income, it will be difficult to manage the family without income but if the family has the strong economic condition then a family can fulfill their needs and desires easily. The economic condition of a family is also determined by the country because when the country is developed than the economic condition of a family will be strong and when underdeveloped then there is a weak economic condition of a family.

In the context of our country, there are four main types of economic activities from which people run their life and family. Most of the people of our country are involved in agriculture. The four type of economic activities is given below;

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry
  3. Industry
  4. Trade

Agriculture

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The process of producing foods, vegetable, crops by cultivating land is known as agriculture. Nepal is an agricultural country so the main occupation of the people living in Nepal is agriculture. Nepalese people produce various crops and vegetable to run their life, which also helps in the economic condition of the nation. People use traditional method for agriculture although there are the modern method and technology for agriculture, so the agriculture production of Nepal is low. Nepalese people grow crops like maize, wheat, barley, buckwheat, etc.

Animal Husbandry
Cattle rearing and animal husbandry is also another important economic activities of Nepal. Mostly people living in a mountain region involve in animal husbandry and cattle rearing which is their main occupation. People rear cow, buffalo, sheep, ox, donkey, etc. and use them as means of transport. People get milk, meat, fur ghee, etc. from those aminals and used them in their daily life and also as income generating source.

Industry

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The industry is another important economic activities of a people in Nepal. Producing different goods and products by using a large number of volume, human resources, labor, technology, and a raw material is known as an industry. It helps to decrease the unemployment from the country because it provides employment opportunities for the people. Although it is very important in the context of Nepal but we are very slow in the industrial development. Some of the industries of Nepal are Pottery, furniture,industry, oil industry, and other small, cottage and large industry. like sugar, jute , textile, noodles, shoes, etc. The tourism industry is the best industry in the context of Nepal because every year more than lakhs tourists come to visit.They come to Nepal for various adventurous activities like trekking, rafting, mountaineering, bungee jumping etc.

Trade

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Fig: Trade


Trade and business are also important economic activities of the people living in Nepal. Nepalese people involve in domestic and international trade. The main trade of Nepal is supplying various medicinal herbs, shrubs, and pashmina. Every year millions of people go foreign countries for employment. They earn foreign currency and send it in Nepal as remittance from which many families are running their livelihood. So, it is also an economic activity of Nepal.





  • The activities which are done to earn income or money is known as economic activities.
  • All family is depended on upon income.
  • The process of producing foods, vegetable, crops by cultivating land is known as agriculture.
  •  Nepal is an agricultural country so the main occupation of the people living in Nepal is agriculture.
  •  Mostly people living in a mountain region involve in animal husbandry and cattle rearing which is their main occupation. 
  •  Producing different goods and products by using a large number of volume, human resources, labor, technology, a raw material is known as an industry.
  • The main trade of Nepal is supplying various medicinal herbs, shrubs, and pashmina.
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Very Short Questions

The economic activities that my family members are involved in  are as follow: 

  • Agriculture
  • Private Offices
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Government Offices

 

No, I don't want to go other countries for a job because our country is underdeveloped country. So, we Nepalese should work in our own country to develop the nation. We should not go other countries to make them forward instead we should work hard in our country to make it forward and developed.

The activities which are done to earn income or money is known as economic activities. The three main areas of economic activity in Nepal are as follow: 

  • Agriculture 
  • Industry 
  • Trade

The people living in mountain region are engaged in animal rearing because they used animals as their means of transportation and they get fur, ghee, milk, meat, etc from animals to run their daily life.

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  • Any activities of the people which are related to the generation of ______ are  called economic activity.

    salary
    payment
    investment
    income
  • The ______ concerned with cultivating land, raising crops and keeping animals is called agriculture, 

    activities
    thing
    occupation 
    work
  • Animal rearing is the major occupation of the people living in _______ region of Nepal.

    mountain
    terai
    hilly
    lower
  • Manufacturing of goods in different volumes and quantities by using skills, resources, labor, and appropriate technology is called ________.

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    industry
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  • The ______ of industrial development is very slow in Nepal. 

    peace
    technology
    metrials
    pace
  • Any business activities connected with providing accommodation, entertainment, supplies, and services to the tourist is called  ______ industry.

    trade
    agriculture
    food
    tourism 
  • Every year millions of rupees are entering Nepal as the ______ from the foreign employment.

    salary
    capital
    money
    remittance
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