Nepal Budget 2079/080 2022/2023 highlights and download pdf file

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Budget 2079/80 Highlights:

The minister of Finance, Janardan Sharma announced the Budget of Nepal for Fiscal Year 2079/80 after approval of the cabinet meeting in the joint sitting of the federal parliament.

Budget Goals: Stability, productivity, and employment growth.

The major purpose of the budget is to decrease imports by 20% and increase export by double.

Budget Size: 17.93 Kharba,

Re-Current Expenditure- 7.53 Kharba

Capital Expenditure- 3.80 Kharba (21.2%)

Financial Management- 2.30 Kharba (12.8%)

Financial Handover to Province/Local Government - 4.29 Kharba (24%)

Sources to attain the required amount to meet the budget size;

  • Through Tax                         - 12.40 Kharba
  • Through Grants                    -55.46 arba
  • Through Foreign Loans        - 2.42 Kharba
  • Through Internal Loan         - 2.56 Kharba

Allocation of Budgets:

  • Tourism Sector: Rs. 9.38 Arba
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development: Rs 55.97 Arba
  • Industrial Infrastructure: Rs 3.89 Arba
  • Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies: Rs 10.48 Arba
  • Prime Minister's Employment Program: Rs 7.5 Arba
  • Health Insurance Program: Rs 7.5 Arba
  • Ministry of Health and Population: Rs 69.38 Arba
  • Rs. 2 Kharba to state and Rs. 40 Arba to the Local level
  • Per capita income of Nepalis increased by Rs 18,000.
  • Establishment of business incubation centers: Rs. 26 Crores.
  • Rs.6.53 Arba budget allocation for railway construction.
  • Rs.2.46 Arba to the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
  • Rs.13 Arba allocation in forest and environment sector.
  • Rs. 6.70 Arba allocated for postal highway.
  • Continuity of constituency strategic road; Rs. 7 Arba.
  • Rs. 70.05 Arba for Education Sector.
  • Rs. 1.42 Arba for the construction of all local level administrative buildings within two years

Health Sector:

  • Rs 6 Arba has been allocated for health in the states and Rs 27 Arba at the local level.
  • Free health check-up once a year for people over 40 age.
  • Rs 200 million has been allocated for installing dialysis machines at each provincial hospitals.

Tourism/COVID Relief and related Sectors:

  • 10 lakh tourists to be attracted next FY
  • Hotel businesses affected by COVID-19 will get an exemption of license and renewal fees.

Agriculture Sector:

  • The government has introduced Kisan Pension Scheme. The government will deposit 10 percent of the amount deposited by the farmers in this scheme.
  • Imports of paddy, maize, wheat, and vegetables will be reduced by 30 percent.
  • Rs 45 Crores was allocated for 100 food warehouses across the country.
  • A microfinance fund will be established to disburse loans equal to Rs. 5 Kharba to provide agricultural loans at home.
  • 80 percent premium of agricultural insurance will be borne by the government.

Government Policies in Business Sector:

  • Only entities and individuals who have obtained permission from the official body will be allowed to trade real estate.
  • Up to 8 percent cash subsidy on cement, steel, footwear and treated water exports
  • Cooperatives should invest 50 percent in the productive sector.
  • The government is going to open the way for Nepali construction businessmen to serve abroad.
  • Loan is available on project collateral to manage capital from Venture Capital.
  • Government land leased for 50 years for setting up industries
  • To encourage the operation of sick industries in the private sector.
  • Cement and Other export-oriented industries to be benefitted
  • Seed capital will be provided through venture capital to support the startup business.
  • The interest rate of productive sector and business loan will be different.
  • Each branch of commercial banks will have to provide loan to at least 5 agricultural production and processing industries.
  • Government announces to operate Hetauda textile industry.
  • Local infrastructure department dismissed.
  • Green Hydrogen and Green ammonia-based fertilizers factory will be established in the collaboration with Investment Board.
  • Government to build 13 big hydropower


  • Salaries of government employees increased by 15 percent.
  • Salary of employees of different levels has been increased from at least Rs. 3520 to Rs. 10260.
  • Salary of teachers, army and police will also increase. This will also increase the income of pensioners.
  • The increased salary will be applicable for civil servants as well as police, army, teachers, and professors.
  • The salary of the second tier has increased by about Rs 3700 to Rs 28,355.
  • The salary of the third tier employees has also increased by around Rs. 3900 to close to Rs. 30,000.
  • The current monthly salary of the fourth level employees has been increased by about Rs. 4200 and that of the fifth level employees by about Rs. 4600.
  • The salary of Gazette Anankit employees has been increased from a minimum of Rs 4560 to a maximum of Rs 4920.
  • The monthly salary of government employees has risen from at least Rs 26,990 to Rs 78,667. Apart from this, they will also get an additional monthly allowance of Rs 2000.
  • The monthly salary of the secretary will reach Rs 56,582 while the monthly salary of the special secretary will be Rs 66,652. Similarly, the Chief Secretary has reached Rs 70,406.
  • Employment will be increased by 30 percent annually.


  • Newa Museum will be established in Kathmandu.
  • The government has lowered the minimum limit for foreign investment to Rs 2 Crore. At present, the limit is Rs 5 Crores.
  • Arrangements to sell apartments to foreigners
  • Self-employed citizens will be included in the citizen pension scheme.
  • Old age allowance in 68 years now. Previously, it was 70 years.
  • One electric stove per family will be distributed at the local level.
  • Minimum is FDI Rs 2 crore
  • Government offices are encouraged to use domestic produced goods
  • To provide barren land on lease
  • Private equity and venture capital will be allowed to operate.
  • Rs 500,000 minimum income tax slab for unmarried people.
  • Rs 600,000 minimum income tax slab for married people.
  • The limit of discounted insurance premium is Rs.40,000 from present Rs 25,000.
  • The previous monthly allowance of Rs 2,000 has been continued.
  • The government has made arrangements for free kidney transplants.
  • Concessional loans to returnees from foreign employment.
  • LPG subsidy will be removed, the price of cooking gas will increase.
  • Provision of safe housing for the extremely poor, dalit and endangered castes.
  • Now also public welfare advertisements to online media.
  • Reduced internet service charges.
  • Announcement to develop Marin of Sindhuli as a new city.
  • Entrepreneurial housewife program will be conducted.
  • The economic growth rate will be 5.8 percent.
  • Petroleum pipeline from Siliguri in India to Jhapa will be made soon.
  • Inflation target for next year is set to be below 7%
  • National Cyber Security Center will be established to ensure cyber security among the citizens and digital forensic research of digital systems of governmental units.

Education Sector:

  • Announcement to start technical education in 12 hundred schools across the country.
  • Rs 8.3 Arba has been allocated for Technical and Vocation Education programs.
  • The loans for startups and young entrepreneurs on the collateral of their educational certificate have been continued
  • Rs 10 crores has been allocated for the procurement of internet and digital boards in 20 schools in all provinces.

Financial Sectors:

  • Concessional loans will be provided through microfinance.
  • 5 Kharba microfinance fund, farmer pension program will be started to give loans to farmers through microfinance.
  • Insurance companies must invest a certain percentage of their profits in the infrastructure sector.
  • Hedge funds will be established to reduce the risk of forex rate fluctuations in the international investments
  • All the payment collections and payouts from three levels of the government will be made through the banking channel
  • Required provisions will be made to develop fully digitized banking services
  • The online trading system of the securities market (NEPSE) will be improved
  • Legal provisions will be made to allow NRNs to invest and trade in the secondary capital market
  • 10% share quota for IPOs to be allocated for the Nepali investors living abroad.
  • Companies with capital more than Rs. 1 Arba must issue IPO
  • Companies that does transactions of more than Rs. 5 Arba must issue IPO.
  • Companies that uses natural resources and enjoys government benefits are to issue IPO.

 Electricity Sector:

  • 2 to 15 percent concession to industries consuming Rs 10 crores electricity monthly.
  • IPO of Nepal Electricity Authority granted at a premium price. To invest the collected amount in the project containing the reservoir.
  • Electricity will be considered the major exporting product for improving international trade and decreasing the trade deficit.
  • People who consume less than 20 Units of electricity should not pay the price of electricity.

Youth and Sports:

  • The construction of Mulpani cricket stadium to be over this year.
  • Kirtipur stadium to be upgraded to host night time events.
  • Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium to be taken over by the government.
  • Lifelong monthly life insurance for Asian and Olympic medalists.

Railways, Airways and Roadways:

  • Dadeldhura Balewa Dang and Tikapur airports will be upgraded.
  • Arrangements will be made for electronic payment in transportation in major cities.
  • Government announces to build three expressways connecting Chitwan with Kathmandu, Butwal and Pokhara.
  • Supreme Court has to allocate budget for the construction of Nijgadh International Airport.
  • Announcement to expand Narayanghat road section.
  • The government has given priority to roads connecting China.
  • Accelerate the construction of East-West Railway Bardibas - Nijgadh section.
  • Rs. 5 Arba to Nagdhunga tunnel.
  • Rs. 9.33 Arba budget for Pushpalal Highway.
  • Rs 1 Arba budget for the expansion of the ring road.
  • Rs 12.24 Arba has been allocated for the improvement of airways infrastructure in Nepal.
  • Utility Corridors will be developed to remove the repetition of maintenance works on the roads and urban settlements and the inconvenience caused by them.
  • Unbundling of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal into two bodies.

Tax rebate:

  • Only one percent tax will be levied on singles up to Rs 500,000 and up to Rs 600,000 on couples. Earlier, it was Rs 4 lakh for singles and Rs 4.5 lakh for couples.
  • The limit of tax exemption from insurance premium has also been increased. The limit of Rs.20,000 has been increased to Rs. 40,000. 
  • Electrical vehicle assembling factory to get 40% tax deduction for 5 years.


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Nepal Budget 2079/080 2022/023

The nepal budget 2079 / 80 is revealed by the ministry of finance nepal (mof - ministry of finance) nepal budget, budget 2079 80, budget of nepal 2079 80, budget of nepal (bajet 2079 80 nepali - नेपालको बजेट ). By finance minister of nepal - Janardan Sharma on 29-MAY-2022
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