In fiscal year 2077/78, the number of people seeking foreign employment decreased significantly. Only 1,66,305 people went abroad for work in fiscal year 2077/78, according to the Department of Foreign Employment. In the preceding fiscal year 2076/77, around 3,68,413 persons sought abroad employment.
Corona has resulted in the greatest decrease in the number of Nepali employees in Qatar, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait, and Oman. The number of Nepali employees travelling to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates has plummeted by more than 100 percent as a result of Corona.
As a result of the global epidemic, the number of Nepali workers travelling to labour destinations has decreased dramatically. Despite the fact that the number of youths seeking foreign employment has been declining, the government has been unable to provide alternative employment.