Nepalese migrant workers (under new contract) up to mid – Mar 2020 (Falgun 2076) show increasing trend.

Number of Nepalese going abroad for employment increased by 27.5% over previous year. Increase in workers going to UAE, Saudi and Malaysia counter balance significant fall in workers going to Qatar. However, the scenario will be worse due to COVID – 19 in the following month.

Nepalese Migrant Workers Mar 2020. Source: Department of Foreign Employment, GON
Nepalese Migrant Workers Mar 2020. Source: Department of Foreign Employment, GON

Acronym for Months used in X- Axis of Graph

Months ShortMonths FullEquivalent English Month
SShrawanMid July to Mid August
BhBhadraMid Aug to Mid Sep
AsAshwinMid Sep to Mid October
KaKartikMid Oct to Mid November
MMangsirMid Nov to Mid December
PPoushMid Dec to Mid January
MMaghMid Jan to Mid February
FFalgunMid Feb to Mid March
CChaitraMid March to Mid April
BBaishakMid April to Mid May
JJesthaMid May to Mid June
AAshadhMid June to Mid July
Acronym

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