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Migrants, family members to get treatment support: Aid in cases of chronic ailments like cancer, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or kidney and heart diseases (kp 28/03/2017)

Local levels told to distribute social security allowance (ht 22/03/2017)

Non-life insurers still to settle 25 percent of quake-related claims (rep 13/03/2017)

Digitization of social allowance in progress, by Ruhee Shrestha (rep 11/03/2017)

Credit where it is due: Govt is making strides in providing social security nets for migrant workers, but more has to be done (kp 03/03/2017)

Insurance policy for migrants on anvil (kp 14/02/2017)

Farm insurance premium collection jumps 65 percent: Considering agricultural sector’s contribution to the economy, premium collection indicates low penetration of farm insurance scheme (kp 13/03/2017)

Health cover: The initiative taken by the government and IB will greatly address the concerns of all migrant workers employed in harsh climatic and hazardous conditions (ht 13/02/2017)

New insurance policy for migrants from today (ht 12/02/2017)

Yield-based insurance scheme available for spring paddy cultivators (kp 08/02/2017)

Karnali locals not happy with 20 kg rice, by DB Buda (rep 04/02/2017)

Nutrition allowance scheme boosts birth registration, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 02/02/2017)

Life insurance: For a secure future, by Sashin Shrestha (ht 02/02/2017)

Govt to enrol kin of migrant workers into health insurance (kp 29/01/2017)

Health insurance: Failure to identify poor affects plan, by Manish Gautam (kp 25/01/2017)

Insurance to double for migrant workers: PM (kp 25/01/2017), Insurance for migrant workers raised, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 25/01/2017), More insurance, welfare plan for migrant workers unveiled: A migrant worker to get up to Rs 2.7 million under social welfare and insurance  (rep 25/01/2017), A laudable effort: Govt should convince migrant workers of  the benefits of the new insurance provisions (kp 26/01/2017)

Insurance agents resume work after IB raises cap (kp 16/01/2017)

IB boss Chapagain vows to find friendly solution: Life insurance agents have stopped issuing new policies for more than a month (kp 12/01/2017)

Chapagain at the helm of Insurance Board (ht 03/01/2017)

Curbs on incentives: Life insurance agents halt new policy issuance (kp 22/12/2016)

Economically weak, underprivileged families deprived of health insurance in Kailali (ht 13/12/2016)

Insurance Board reduces premium for private cars (kp 12/12/2016)

Needs of the poor: Implement findings; The poor families should be provided identity cards that will enable them to receive ‘social security allowance’ and ‘compulsory health insurance’. This allowance can be used by the poor for total health care, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 01/12/2016)

Ensuring proper insurance: This earthquake is a lesson to review how homes and businesses should be insured, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 09/10/2015)

Extending Social Protection As A Recovery Strategy, by Lok Nath Bhusal (rn 30/06/2015)

Social security, labour rules remain pending (ht 09/10/2014)

Experts urge for need based social security (ht 07/08/2014)

Social security schemes unlikely soon (ht 27/07/2014)

Social security: The current social security system is ripe for corruption and fails to help those most in need, by Tej Prasad Adhikari (kp 30/04/2014)

Something’s wrong here: Dalits receive their old age allowance at 60 while others have to wait until they are 70, by Sony K.C. (kp 27/03/2014)

World Bank: Doing Business, Statistical data for Nepal. Washington, 25 October 2016

World Bank. Nepal Development Update: Remittances at Risk, May 2016

Worldbank: Nepal

International Monetary Fund: Nepal

Asian Development Bank: Nepal

Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS)

Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM)


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