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  • Employment to all youths of 18 years within five years: Officiating Chairman Gautam

    Monday 17th of April

    Kathmandu, April 17: Officiating Chairman of the CPN (UML), Bamdev Gautam, has said that his party is going to introduce a programme to ensure employment to all the youths of 18 years and above within the next five years. This will be the commitment of the party in its local-level elections manifesto.

    At a programme organised by CPN (UML) Publicity Department at Party Headquarters, Dhumbarahi, on Monday, he said,'One house, one employment' programme would be made effective within three years. "None of the youth will be jobless if UML's government is formed at the centre after elections.' The country will be made self-dependent in food grains within the first year after elections while poverty would be eradicated within three years.
    Saying the Party is also bringing a plan to reach the per capital income of Nepalis to 5,000 US dollar within five years, he shared of a plan in the manifesto of linking municipalities and rural municipalities to international borders within three years by developing the required.
    Saying the free education, health and entertainment have been mentioned in the manifesto, CPN (UML) Vice-Chairman Gautam expressed the view that education should be made practical and scientific.
    He added that the party has set a plan to produce 70 per cent human resources in vocational and technical education while 70 per cent in social, political and administrative education.
    Party's publicity department chief, Yogesh Bhattarai expressed the view that suggestions of media persons would be included in the manifesto.
    Lecturer Chiranjivi Khanal, Kundan Aryal, member of the Federation of Nepali Journalists, Lucky Chaudhary, Chairperson of Sancharika Samuha, Nirmala Sharma, Press Council member Subekshya Bindu, among others suggested to develop media as an industry in local-level and to give priority to different issues of media persons including journalist's minimum wages in the manifesto.