Second National Economists’ Conference 2023: Call for Paper

National Economic Concern Society Nepal (NECS Nepal), in cooperation with some national corporate bodies and their umbrella organizations, has announced Second National Economists’ Conference 2023. The conference is going to be held on 10th March, 2023 in Kathmandu. The major objective of this conference is to bring current economic issues into public discourse among national economists and other stakeholders, and explore the ways for solution. This year we have the conference theme on Facilitate for investment, promote domestic production and utilization to strengthen national economy. The high level government authorities, policymakers, economists, researchers and entrepreneurs are expected to participate at the program.

We would like request you to contribute a paper for presentation at this conference. We have selected some special thematic topics for panel discussion and other open papers for general sessions.

Special thematic topics include

  1. Promotion of Local Industries and Focus on Utilization of Domestic production
  2. Liquidity Management and Productive Investment of Banking Sector
  3. Domestic Productions of Nepal and Market Potential
  4. Strategies to Import Substitution and Export Promotion
  5. Creating Youth’s Employment
  6. Mobilization of National Cooperatives for Business Promotion in Nepal

Open research topics include (but not limited to)

  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Foreign Trade
  • Industrial Development
  • Productive Investment
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Employment Creation
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Economic Development
  • Capital Market

If you are interested to contribute in any topic, please let us know. Full paper can be submitted by Feb 20, 2023. The detail about the venue and program schedule will be published soon.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us.

Sincerely yours,

Office secretariat NECS Nepal

Contact: 9851129335

Economists’ First National Conference- 2022 Successfully Completed

NECS Nepal successfully organized National Economists’ Conference for the first time in Nepal in March 25-26, 2022. Ganga Bahadur Thapa Chaired the opening ceremony of the conference. The chief guest of the conference was honorable Finance Minister Janardan Sharma. Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, former Prime Minister of Nepal participated as a special guest delivering key note. Other distinguished key note speakers were honorable Dr. Prakash Sharan Mahat, Leader, Nepali Congress Party; honorable Ghanashyam Bhushal, Leader, Communist Party Nepal, UML; honorable Shakti Basnet, leader, Nepal Communist Party (Maoist Centre) and honorable Ram Kumar Phuyal, member of National Planning Commission; Prof. Dr. Shiva Raj Adhikari, Head, Central Department of Economics, Tribhuan Uniersity and Min Raj Kandel Chairman, National Cooperative Federation of Nepal. The welcome Speech was delevered by Prof. Dr. Jiba Nath Dhital, Member of NECS Nepal.

Dr. Jeeban Amgain, Vice Chairman of National Economic Concern Society Nepal presented the theme paper entitled “Outlook of National Economy and Contemporary Issues”.

In the conferece, there were eight different thematic papers. Session Chair, Presenter and Discaussant were as follows.

Session 1

Title : Utilization of Natural Resources for Sustainable Economic Development

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Jiba Nath Dhital

Presenter: Dr. Sunil Kumar Pokharel

Discussant I:  Dr. Chadra Mani Adhikari

Discussant II: Dr. Nirmal Kumar Raut

Session 2

Title : Socialism in Nepali Context

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Surendra Lav Karna

Presenter: Hari Roka

Discussant I:  Dr. Uttam Khanal

Discussant II: Dr. Surendra Upreti

Session 3

Title : Overview of Periodic Plan and Development in Nepal

Session Chair: Deependra Bahadur Kshetri

Presenter: Dr. Min Bahadur Shrestha

Discussant I:  Prof. Dr. Surendra Lav Karna

Discussant II: Prof. Dr. Govinda Nepal

Session 4

Title : Transformation of Agricultural Sector in Nepal : Challenges and Opportunities

Session Chair: Dr. Dil Bahadur Gurung

Presenter: Dr. Ganesh Raj Joshi

Discussant I:  Dr. Yam Bahadur Thapa

Discussant II: Dr. Sushil Pandey

Session 5

Title : Role of Industrialization on Socialism Oriented Economy

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Surya Thapa

Presenter: Dr. Uttam Khanal

Discussant I:  Babul Khanal

Discussant II: Ganesh Ghimire

Session 6

Title : Sixty Five Years of Nepalese Cooperative Movement and Its Direction

Session Chair: Lila Mani Paudyal

Presenter: Dr. Gyanendra Paudel

Discussant I:  Paritosh Paudel

Discussant II: Dr. Chandra Kanta Paudel

Discussant III: Gopi Mainali

Session 7

Title : Financial Inclusion and Productive Investment for Self Sustained Economy

Session Chair: Dr. Raghu Bir Bista

Presenter: Siddha Raj Bhatta

Discussant I:  Nar Bahadur Thapa

Discussant II: Ananta Raj Dahal

Session 8

Title : Dichotomy of Neoliberalist Policy Framework in Nepal

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Bishwombhar Pyakurel

Presenter: Baikuntha Pandey

Discussant I:  Assoc. Prof. Ananta Kumar Mainali

Discussant II: Dr. Dilli Raj Khanal

Discussant III: T.N. Acharya

Economists’ First National Conference 2022: Call for Papers

National Economic Concern Society (NECS), Nepal has announced Economists’ First National Conference 2022. The conference will be held in Kathmandu on February 11-12, 2022. Government authorities, policymakers, entrepreneurs and senior economists are scheduled to participate the conference. The conference will also set up common economic agenda needed for the prosperity of the nation. NECS would like to call papers from economists and research scholars for the upcoming conference. The theme and guideline of the papers are as follows.

Session A: Special Thematic Session

1. Structural Outline of Nepalese Economy and way forward towards Socialism Oriented Economy

2. Plan and Budget in Nepal: Coherence, Implementation and Effectiveness

3. Financial Inclusion, Productive Investment and Financial Stability

4. Challenges of Commercialization and Industrialization of Agriculture

5. Private Sectors in Industrial Development: Existing Situation and Future Prospect

Session B: Regular Session

  1. Strategies for Entrepreneurship Development
  2. Post-Covid Recovery and Development of Tourism Sector
  3. Prospect of International Trade
  4. Problems and Challenges of Industrialization
  5. Productive Investment and Employment Creation
  6. Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth
  7. New Paradigm for High Economic Growth
  8. Development through Cooperative Model
  9. Quality Education and Human Development
  10. Foreign Direct Investment
  11. Challenges in Revenue Mobilization


  1. Paper titles similar to aforementioned will also considered for presentation.
  2. Paper length must be between 5,000 to 7,000 words.
  3. Paper should be based in APA Referencing Style.
  4. Paper written in both English and Nepali are acceptable.
  5. Submission Deadline: Paush 25 (Abstract), Magh 15 (Full Paper)
  6. Acceptance/Rejection: Magh 3
  7. Submission E-mail:

Call for paper Vol.12 Issue 1 , January-June, 2021

The Journal of Economic Concerns is the peer reviewed semiannual journal published by NECS, Nepal. The journal publishes the original articles relevant to the contemporary economic issues. Authors are requested to submit their articles  by June 20, 2021 through our email  Our reviewers will review the article  and send comments within one month.

Call for paper Vol.11 Issue 1 , January-June, 2020

The Journal of Economic Concerns is the peer reviewed semiannual journal published by NECS, Nepal. The journal publishes the original articles relevant to the contemporary economic issues. Authors are requested to submit their articles  by January 20, 2020 through our email  Our reviewers will review the article  and send comments within one month.

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