Thursday 13th June 2024
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Thursday 13th June 2024
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गृहपृष्ठNepalIndian Embassy Deputy Mission Chief hands over check of Rs 306 million to NRA for reconstruction 

Indian Embassy Deputy Mission Chief hands over check of Rs 306 million to NRA for reconstruction 

India has so far reimbursed Rs 819.8 million to the Government of Nepal towards educational sector reconstruction projects


KATHMANDU: Namgya Khampa, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India in Nepal met Sushil Gyawali, CEO of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and handed over a check of Rs 306.6 million towards reconstruction of educational institutions in earthquake affected districts of Nepal.

Issuing a statement, the Embassy of India in Kathmandu said that with this check handover, India has reimbursed an amount of Rs 819.8 million to the Government of Nepal towards educational sector reconstruction projects.

Under India’s commitment of a grant assistance of US $ 50 million towards reconstruction of educational institutions in Nepal, 71 projects have been taken up by NRA, including the Central Library building of Tribhuvan University. These projects are located in Gorkha, Nuwakot, Ramechhap, Dolakha, Kavre, Dhading, and Sindhupalchowk districts of Nepal. 

India has committed US $ 150 million towards reconstruction of 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts, US $ 50 million for reconstruction of 147 hospitals/health posts in 10 districts and another US $ 50 million for restoration/reconstruction of 28 cultural heritage sites in 8 districts of Nepal.

“During the meeting, progress of various Government of India funded reconstruction projects in the Housing, Health and Cultural Heritage sector were also discussed,” the statement read. 

“DCM reiterated the continued commitment of Government of India to work with Government of Nepal towards its reconstruction efforts, thereby complementing efforts of Government and people of Nepal in post-earthquake recovery.”





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