Province 2 govt endorses housing project for the poor

Published On: January 14, 2022 04:20 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JANAKPUR, Jan 14: The Province 2 government has endorsed the Mahendra Narayan Nidhi Poor Housing Project Implementation Work Procedure and Dalit Empowerment Regulations.

A meeting of the Provincial Council of Ministers on Friday passed the documents, paving the way for the implementation of the Project, according to government Spokesperson and Minister for Economic Affairs, Shailendra Prasad Shah.

With the government decision, the Dalit Empowerment Board formed by the provincial government some months ago will have a ground to execute its plans.

Under the housing scheme, 610 indigent families in Province 2 will be getting a shelter with plastered walls, two rooms, one kitchen and a toilet. The government plans to spend Rs 500,000 for the construction of each house.

Helpless, indigent, single women, Dalit, endangered, marginalised, orphan and incapacitated will be given priority during the project implementation, according to Minister Shah who assured that the execution of the project will be at a faster pace.



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