Dhangadhi: Cottage and small scale industries are being added in Darchula. It is said that the number of cottage industries has been increasing in the district recently.
In the last fiscal year 2077/78 alone, 433 industries have been registered. According to the Department of Cottage and Small Industries Office, Darchula, 182 industries have been renewed in a year under industry renewal, 187 under commercial registration and 54 in cottage industries.
Similarly, 427 are under commercial renewal and 158 fall under the cottage industries. According to the office, revenue of Rs 1.782 million has been collected so far. With the addition of new industries in the district, employment has also increased.