Nepal lies between India and China, the giant economically growing countries in the world. Although there are immense opportunities for development, Nepal is still recorded as one of the least developed countries in the globe. It is a country of highly diverse and rich geography, culture and religions. Following the comprehensive peace process, Nepal has been witnessing rapid changes in social and political sectors. The state is going through the constitution making process. It is expected to restructure socio-politico power structure that prevailed in the history since generations. There are hopes of improvements in addressing the issues of diversity, pluralism, gender, geography and social inclusion. The increasing trends of the youths going abroad for jobs and the rapid growth of urban population have emerged number of issues like water, health, sanitation, violence and unemployment problems in the urban setting.
NRCS Annual Report, 2010/11