Education, Manpower and Employment - A Study Report.
New ERA's one of the interest is
to contribute research on critical issues of national interest.
Despite investments in vocational
and technical education, shortage of semi-skilled and skilled manpower
remain acute. At the same time the problem of unemployment or
under-employment of educated population is growing.
In 1988 New ERA, using its core
fund, initiate a research project on "Education, Manpower and
Employment". The main
objective of the study was to examine the magnitude of manpower problem
and different variables affecting it. It also looks into the
technical and vocational training programs and the investment pattern in
technical and higher education since the launch of the New Education
System Plan (NESP) in 1971. The study recommends steps to improve the
manpower situation in Nepal and to attune higher education to meet the