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The Nepal Trade Union Congress (NTUC) a national trade union center in Nepal. Founded in 1947, it was the first trade union confederation in country.

Full nameNepal Trade Union Congress
Key peoplePushkar Acharya, president Yogendra Kunwar, general secretary
Office locationKathmandu, Nepal

The NTUC is politically linked with the Nepali Congress (NC).

In 2008, the NTUC and the Democratic Confederation of Nepalese Trade Unions (DECONT) merged to form the NTUC-Independent (DECONT had split from the NTUC in 1997). While still known as NTUC-I, the union has reverted to the former name.[1]

The 6th National Congress was held on June 12-15, 2018 in Kathmandu, which elected Pushkar Acharya as president. NTUC has 26 sectoral unions and 7 province committees.


  1. ^ Blackburn, Daniel; Cross, Ciaran, eds. (2016). Trade Unions of the World (7th ed.). London: International Centre for Trade Union Rights. p. 396. ISBN 9780993355608.