Focus and Scope

Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies (NJDRS) is a peer reviewed Journal published biannually by Central Department of Rural Development (CDRD), has been widely accepted by students, researchers and teachers in Nepal and abroad. The objective of the publication is to review the current researches, encourage novice of researches, analysis development processes and suggest measures for speedy growth of rural sectors.

NJDRS is open to all types of contributions dealing with all regions or countries of the development world. However, the publication focuses in the policy application of innovative theory and research towards the promotion of rural development in equitable order. Preference will be given to thought provoking issues, interdisciplinary analysis, empirical research, field work or case studies having significant implications for development planning and policy.

The editorial board emphasizes the publications in simple, commandable language with valuable articles so as so to make each issue accessible and useful to various background readers. NJDRS also welcomes comments, suggestions from all sectors for its quality improvement and sustainability.

Peer Review Process

Articles obtained for the purpose of publication in NJDRS are subject to editorial review by referees peer/with academicians and other social scientists.

Publication Frequency

The journal publishes two issues per year. It may publish them as a combined volume.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.