Chemical knowledge and technologies are key components in industrial and agricultural development. Chemical knowledge is also crucial to good nutrition and health, and to the overall quality of life. The latest applications of chemical principles are in the areas of environmental protection and conservation providing solution to such problems which arise during developmental planning or by uncontrolled expansions of technology.
The manufacturing sector can be classified into resource and non-resource based industries. Resource based chemical industry plays an important role in revitalizing and sustaining the long-term growth of economy. Thus chemical industry development in Nepal is very crucial. Chemical industry is a very important part of industries and it must grow in proportion to the rest of the manufacturing economy and should maintain a minimum of 20% in comparison to the total manufacturing output of a nation.