29 March 2020 – Subsidised essential food items and fuel

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Food and necessities
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Nepal Government will provide a 10% discount on rice, flour, lentils, salt, sugar, and oil supplies for individuals and families with reduced daily wages due to COVID-19.
Full details here: https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/nepal-covid-19-relief-package/