Public Expenditure on Primary Education: A Study of Gorkha District, Nepal

  • Yadav Mani Upadhyaya Cental Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Tantrika Raj Khanal Central Department of Population, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Keywords: Education, public expenditure, household income, government budget, positive impact


The Nepalese education system is more competitive and harmonious although for the lack of funds and resources. The present education system is still in the transition phase. The study has focused on the impact of public expenditure on primary education and try to show how there is increasing government involvement and how it has continued with the rising educational expenditure. The focus of the objective of this article is to show the importance of public expenditure on primary education in the context of Nepal in Gorkha district. The data gathering tool used is secondary methods from the publication of the ‘financial and educational structure of Gorkha’ and 60 households has been taken. A structural simple statistical method is used in which objectives are well defined and aimed at a specific type of information. Government budget on primary education is taken as dependent variable and income as an independent variable in this study. This research article concludes that the government contribution to primary education is tremendously significant in the development of education in Nepal. To reduce the imbalance, education should provide more incentive to people for educational development. 

Int. J. Soc. Sc. Manage. Vol. 7, Issue-2: 86-93


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Upadhyaya, Y. M., & Khanal, T. R. (2020). Public Expenditure on Primary Education: A Study of Gorkha District, Nepal. International Journal of Social Sciences and Management, 7(2), 86-93.
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