BANEPA, March 3 -- The government has restored business incubation program, after seven years of discontinuation, aimed at supporting young and prospective entrepreneurs in the country.

Earlier, the incubation program was functional for five years beginning Fiscal Year 2006/07.

With the state restructuring, the incubation program has become a part of the Department of Cottage and Small Industries. Since this program was to be revived after a long gap, interactions were held in Dhulikhel to get suggestions for a better and improved model of the program.

Recent years have witnessed a growing interest in entrepreneurship among the country's youth. The information and communication technology (ICT) field has also burgeoned and flourished....