Four commercial areas have been identified to contribute to the economic development of Nepalgunj sub-metropolis.
With the technical assistance of the German government, the sub-metropolis has identified vegetable, fruits, food processing and milk (dairy) as top commercial points through an 11-day workshop.
The sub-metropolis came up with the move as part of its Local and Provincial Economic Development Project.
In a bid to boost the local economy and garner strengths to overcome imminent risks, the commercial areas have been identified, Nepalgunj mayor Dr Dhawal Shumsher Rana said.
He expressed readiness on part of the sub-metropolis to extend any type of assistance towards promoting trade and entrepreneurship in the town.
He further shared that the sub-metropolis has floated a plan to set up economic promotion department in Nepalgunj to help germinate new entrepreneurs.