Kathmandu, April 1 -- Unemployed population has started registering for employment opportunities as part of the Prime Minister Employment Programme that guarantees a minimum 100 days of work to jobless citizens in a year.

Unemployed citizens of working age between 18 and 59 years can benefit from the scheme that was rolled out in February this year.

Collection of details has begun at the ward level of all 753 local units, according to Prakash Dahal, head of the programme under the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security.

"Registration kicked off on March 15 and will continue till April 13. Unemployed people are submitting their applications at the ward level stating that they do not have jobs and would want to enrol themselv...