India funds a school building construction in Darchula

Published On: April 20, 2024 09:07 AM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, April 20: A foundation stone was laid on Friday for the construction of Shree Himalaya Secondary School Building at Byas rural municipality-6, Darchula. The project is funded by the Government of India and its tender cost amounts to Rs.28.20 million.

The ceremony was held in the presence of Mangal Singh Dhami, Chairperson, Byas rural municipality and Shri Prashant Kumar Sona, Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu.

Further, Narendra Bahadur Singh Badal, Chairperson of  Duhun rural municipality, and Shri Prashant Kumar Sona, second secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu jointly inaugurated the School building of Shree Janabikash Secondary School at Duhun, built at project cost of Rs 33.70 million, under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation’. Political representatives, government officials, social workers, representatives of the school management,  teachers, parents, and students were also present on this occasion.                                                                                                                                                                                                             As the Embassy says in a press release, grants under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation’, will be utilized for the construction of a double-storey school building, toilet block, boundary wall, and entry gate with other facilities for Shree Himalaya Secondary School at Byas.

 Since 2003, the Government of India has taken up over 551 HICDPs in Nepal in various sectors and has completed 489 projects. Amongst these, 40 projects are in Sudurpaschim Province in various sectors, which include 10 projects in Darchula.

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