Economic mapping of provinces
May 28, 2018-The survey has presented economic and social indicators of the provinces. Provinces 2, 5, 6 and 7 lag behind the national average in multi-dimensional poverty. Karnali has the highest multi-dimensional poverty.
Karnali also lags in irrigation facilities with 22.9 percent cultivable land lacking water for fields. In Province 2, 66.3 percent land is irrigated but the state has basic food deficit of 112,000 tonnes. Two other food-deficit states are Province 3 and Karnali. (PR)
Published: 28-05-2018 06:52