KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Chief Minister of Province 3 Dormani Paudel performed the ground-breaking ceremony for establishing a flagship Nepal-Bharat Maitri Polytechnic at Hetauda in Makwanpur district on Tuesday.
The program was held at the presence of Chargé d'Affaires, Embassy of India Dr Ajay Kumar. Minister for Social Development of Province-3 Yubraj Dulal, Financial Affairs Minister of Province-3, Kailash Dungel, CTEVT Member Secretary Pushpa Raman Wagle, over 600 residents and students from Hetauda participated in the event.
The Nepal-Bharat Maitri Polytechnic at Hetauda is a state-of-the-art infrastructure project in the area of vocational training and is being built under the India-Nepal Development Partnership with Government of India's grant of INRs 38.53 crores.
"Today's ground-breaking ceremony for construction of the Nepal-Bharat Maitiri Polytechnic at Hetauda is another testimony of friendly relations between India and Nepal and also India's commitment to work with Nepal to complement efforts of Government of Nepal to strengthen infrastructure in the vocational and skill development sector in Nepal," read a press release issued by Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.
The polytechnic is being built in an area of over 32 acres by M/s Nirman Consultants Pvt. Ltd as the Project Management Consultant (PMC) and M/s Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) as the project contractor, according to the embassy.
The total built-up area of the Polytechnic project would be 19,200 square meters. The facility will include an administrative block, academic block, auditorium, library, workshop, multipurpose hall, separate hostels for boys and girls, principal and staff residences and amenities for sports and communities. The project is expected to be completed in two years.