To contribute to the creation of an enabling environment for sustained and broad-based economic growth through prudent fiscal and economic management.

To help maintain macro economic stability, through effective and efficient utilization of available financial resources and enhance domestic revenue base.


In 1963, the Government of Nepal established the Ministry of Economic and Planning(MEP). In addition to the formulation of periodic plans, the MEP was given the responsibility of handling economic affairs of the country. The MEP was also charged with the responsibility of negotiating and concluding agreements with donors even though any formal procedures and mechanism to mobilize foreign aid in a coordinated manner were missing.