Problem of Brain Drain

Topics: New Zealand, United States, Human capital Pages: 2 (623 words) Published: October 3, 2012
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe” - Albert Einstein

Good Morning ma'am, and Hello to my friends. let me tell about my topic, its 'the problem of brain drain.' The stupidity by Albert Einstein can be related with my topic. Before starting, my friends, i want to know, how many of you want to go to US, Canada, UK, France, or any other developed country. And how many of you have made up mind to stay there if you could?

Thats good you are aware about Human Capital Flight and most of you want to stay here and serve your country. But


This was a obvious result. i can you tell why? This phenomenon is what called brain drain or human capital flight. Like you,

Every year 250,000 youth are reported to leave the country for various reasons. And of them around fifty per cent of the 1,000 that graduate in medicine in Nepal each year leave to work abroad – permanently. They seek opportunities in its various manifestation — higher living standards, employment, better income, education, a luring western lifestyle, stability and security. Like you said. The list shows everything our country is incapable of providing to the youth. Hence, it is not surprising, if i say, that 556 youth leave the country to go across the seas in a given day. How many of them return to their homeland? The inflow number is almost negligible.

This is where the use of word 'brain drain' comes. “Brain drain” as defined by Britannica is "departure of educated or professional people from one country, usually for better pay or living conditions”.

Because if it, Nepal is losing a significant proportion of its intellectuals. Also, that the country loses workers and the money it put into training them in college, and the money often put for the health and safety of citizen. Majority has migrated to USA, UK or Australia. Also, the skilled working youth have left for Gulf countries to do labour work. Qualified farmers have...
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