Land Resettlement Policy as a Population Distribution Strategy in Nepal

  • V. B. S. Kansakar
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Planned resettlement of population from the hills into the low lying Tarai was the principal development strategy adopted by the government beginning in the 1960s. The author discusses various aspects of this resettlement and concludes that excessive hope placed in the Tarai is unjustified and that the only viable strategy is a balanced development of various parts of the country.


Land Settlement Alloted Land Resettlement Programme Large Scale Migration Indian Forest 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. B. S. Kansakar
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  1. 1.Centre for Economic Development and AdministrationTribhuvan UniversityKirtipur, KathmanduNepal

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