Kathmandu,16 Feb 2015: The Ministry of Youth and Sports has launched a book comprising comprehensive statistics and details about the youths of the country.Â Minister for Youth and Sports Purushottam Poudel released the book titled ‘Nepali Youth in Figures’ amidst a programme here Monday.
“The book is a historic and important document and it should be utilised accordingly,” the Minister said at the book launching ceremony. Secretary at the Ministry Deependranath Sharma said the book give real and details statistics relating to youths in the country.
The book that provides the real situation facing youths with the statistics-based study by putting them in different age groups (16-25 and 25-40) is expected to be helpful in formulating policies regarding youths. The statistics used in the book are based on the national census-2068 BS.
Prior to this, the government had introduced a policy related to youths.