KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide Rs 24.5 million to Nepal as grant assistance for the implementation of Disaster Risk Reduction Strengthening Project in Chitwan.
The assistance will be spent in the control of possible water-induced disasters at Madi and Lothar VDCs in the district.
Japan's Ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa and Shapla Neer - Citizens' Committee for Overseas in Japan country director Toyaki Komatsu signed on an agreement to this end amidst a program at the Embassy of Japan here today.
The Shapla Neer Citizens' Committee and the Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN), Chitwan are working hand in hand in the disaster-risk reduction strengthening efforts at local level. RSS