Kathmandu, Dec25. A meeting of South Korea’s Migrant Workers Quota Determination Committee on Wednesday set a quota of 52,000 migrant workers under the EPS for 2021. This number is for 16 other countries including Nepal. This number is four thousand less than in 2020.
Due to Corona, 30,909 migrant workers out of the 2020 quota have not been able to come to Korea. the 52,000 in 2021, 37,700 are in the manufacturing sector, 6,400 in the agriculture sector, three thousand in the fisheries sector, 1,800 in the construction sector and 100 in the service sector.
Out of this quota, 40,000 new workers will come and 12,000 committed workers will come. It is said that 22,000 employment licenses will be issued by April.