Govt decides Janakpur Cigarette Factory’s closure

KATHMANDU: The  government has decided to close Nepal’s oldest cigarette factory–Janakpur Cigarette Factory (JCF). The JCF was one of the largest  taxpayers in the country in the past. Yak brand of the Dhanusha district-based factory was the most popular one in the Nepali market.

A cabinet meeting held today has also decided to pay the JCF workers in compensation.