India-supported school building inaugurated in Kathmandu

Published On: September 28, 2019 04:41 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of India in Kathmandu Ajay Kumar inaugurated a school building of Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School in Kathmandu on Saturday. 

Chairman of District Coordination Committee, Shiva Sundar Raj Vaidya, Chairman of the Ward 14 Shova Sapkota and District Coordination Officer, Pitamber Adhikari along with the political and community leaders also participated in the inaugural ceremony.

Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School was established in 1989 by Kuleshwor Awas Pariwar Kalyan Sanstha, a community organization.  At present, over 800 students are enrolled in the school out of which over 50% are girls.  Most of the students come from marginalized section of the society.

The new school building constructed with Government of India’s grant assistance of NRs 38.60 million. The school building is a three storied building comprising 20 class rooms, separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls on each floor, underground water tank, septic tank and furniture. The project was implemented by District Coordination Committee, Kathmandu.

The newly built infrastructure is expected to boost learning environment of students.  "Government of India is happy to be associated with the project which compliments effort of Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education," read a press statement issued by Embassy of India in Kathmandu.



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