Village Development Committee

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A village development committee (VDC) (Nepali: गाउँ विकास समिति) in Nepal is the lower administrative part of its local development ministry. Each district has several VDCs, similar to municipalities but with greater public-government interaction and administration. There are 3913 village development committees in Nepal. A VDC is further divided into wards, the number depending on the population of the district, the average is nine wards.

Each district comprises of several Village Development Committees, some of which are also Municipalities, Sub Metropolitan Areas or Metropolitan Areas.

See Also


also known as

  • Gaun Bikas Samiti

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