Japanese support

KATHMANDU: Japan International Cooperation Agency has agreed to provide technical assistance for capacity development for the implementation of Economic Census-2018 in Nepal.

Japan International Cooperation Agency signed a technical cooperation project ‘Project on Capacity Development for the Implementation of Economic Census-2018 in Nepal’ with the Central Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday.

The record of discussion of the project was signed by Tsutomu Shimizu, chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency Nepal Office and Suman Raj Aryal, CBS director general.

According to JICA, the project targets to develop the capacity of CBS to conduct economic census and enhance such skills in conducting other related statistical surveys.

Statistical results provided by CBS will be utilised for planning and implementation of policies, plans, and strategies of line ministries, local governments, universities, research institutions and private sector, it informed.