nepal


CPSC Membership

Partner Ministry/Organization Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)
Liaison Officer Mr. Ramesh Kumar Bakhati
Acting Member Secretary
Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT)
Sanothimi, Bhaktapur, P.B. 3546
Kathmandu, Nepal
Recent Programs Held in the Country 2017: International Program on “Sharing and Learning on National Vocational Qualifications System (NVQS)”. March 6-10, 2017.
2016: In-Country Program on Research and Development. October 24-28, 2016.
2015: In-Country Program on Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Tools in TVET. March 9-13, 2015.
2014: In-Country Program on Entrepreneurship Development. February 10 to 14, 2014.
2011: (1): In-Country Program on PPCP in TVET. April 4-8, 2011 (2): Special In-Country Program on Capacity Building of Champion Leaders’ Training Program. November 13-17, 2011.
Ambassador Mr. Jose Paulo E. Campos
Honorary Consul
Consulate of the Federal Republic of Nepal to the Philippines
Address of Embassy/Consulate in Manila 8/F, The Pearl Manila Hotel
1155 Gen. Luna St., Ermita, Manila 1000, Philippines

Economy

nepalese rupee

GDP (billions) $21.154 billion (Nominal: 107th, 2015 est.)
GDP Per Capita $805 (nominal; 2015)
Currency Nepalese Rupee (NPR) = 100 Paisa
Major Exports carpets, clothing, leather goods, jute goods, grain, herbs, tea, coffee, steel, cement business Processing Outsourcing, Software, Information Technology, Furniture, Cardamoms, garments
Major Imports Petroleum Products, Gold, Machinery
Major Industries Tourism, garment, food and beverages, metal manufactures, herbs
Major Export Partners India 61.2%, United States 9.4% (2015)
Major Import Partners China 42.2%, Thailand 18.5%, Singapore 11%, Japan 4.8% (2015 est.)
Foreign Exchange Reserves $7, 946 Million (2015)
Inflation 10.01%
Population below Poverty Line 26%
Gini Coefficient 32.8 (moderately equal)
Competitiveness Rank 98th (out 0f 138)
Ease of Doing Business Rank 107h (out of 190)
Employment Rate 97% (2014, est.)
Unemployment Rate 3% (2014, est.)

Politics

nepal-preseident-bhandariBidhya Devi Bhandari (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)

Type of Government Federal parliamentary republic
Head of State Bidhya Devi Bhandari (President)
Head of Government Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prime Minister)
Legislating Body/Bodies Legislature Parliament of Nepal

Social Facts

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Time zone UTC +5:45
Human Development Index 0.548 (low, 145th out of 180)
Literacy Rate 64.7% (men, 75.6%; women, 55.1%)
% of people with internet access 17.58% (approx. 5,044,737)
Life Expectancy 69.2 years (Males: 67.7, Females: 70.8)
Drives on the Left
Calling code +977
ISO 3166 code NP
Internet TLD .np