KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli hastily inaugurated Dharahara on April 24 without the completion of construction of all the infrastructure. Prior to Oli's inauguration, more than 400 workers worked day and night to complete the construction of the tower.

KATHMANDU, Nov 15: The Embassy of India in Nepal in association with National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), UNDP and UNOPS organized an event in Kathmandu on Monday to mark the successful completion of Government of India- funded reconstruction of 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts of Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is going to organize an international conference on reconstruction in Kathmandu from December 7 to 9.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: A groundbreaking ceremony was organized for the reconstruction of Shree Kanti Bhairab Secondary School at Kageshwari Municipality in Kathmandu, on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The government has extended the term of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the agency formed in 2015  to oversee and manage post-earthquake reconstruction,  for a year.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: A webinar has commenced for holding interaction on and archiving the outcomes made in the post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation.

Deadline to apply for collection of third and last tranche of housing grant extended till May 14 next year

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: A Directorate Committee meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) that is entrusted with the responsibility to oversee reconstruction of houses and other important structures devastated by the earthquake has recommended extending the term NRA for a year. The current term of the NRA is expiring on December 25.

KATHMANDU, July 9: More than 500,000 houses damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake have already been rebuilt, according to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

SINDHULI, Mar 1: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has distributed over nine billion rupees as housing reconstruction grant to the quake victims in Sindhuli over the last four years. According to the authority, 70 percent of reconstruction work in the district has been completed.

SINDHULI, Jan 22: It has been 56 months since the devastating earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit the country in 2015. In Sindhuli, not more than 55 percent of reconstruction works have completed, as per the data of the National Reconstruction Authority.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has said that 62 percent of the houses damaged by the 2015 earthquakes have already been rebuilt while another 24 percent are currently under-construction.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: A mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has expressed concern over the reconstruction progress of the heritage sites damaged by 2015 earthquake in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Oct 19: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the beneficiaries of the private housing grant to collect the second tranche of housing grant by mid-November.

KATHMANDU, Sept 14: Twenty-six percent of reconstruction work of Dharahara has been completed so far. According to National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the construction company GIETC-RAMAN JV gave the details during a progress review.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) of Nepal jointly organized a training program from 27-28 August 2019 on the Export Import (EXIM) Bank of India’s Line of Credit guidelines and procedures.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has taken action against its 19 technicians involved in rebuilding works at the local levels.

DAMAULI, June 29: A total of 8,892 quake survivors often local level governments in the district have registered complaints at the National Reconstruction Authority.

KATHMANDU, May 29: The contractors building the Dharahara tower, which was destroyed in the 2015 earthquake, have informed that the work on the raft foundation of the new tower has been started.  A raft foundation, also called a mat foundation, is a continuous slab resting on the soil that extends over the entire footprint of the building.

KATHMANDU, May 6: The National Reconstruction Authority has allocated Rs one hundred 56 billion budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 to expedite reconstruction and rehabilitation works.

KATHMANDU, April 29: The engineers and technicians deployed by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)—who halted their works and resigned en masse last week with various demands—were agreed to return to their work on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the need for reconstructing and conserving the heritages in their original styles. PM Oli was saying this during a program organized jointly by National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City on the occasion of the 4th Earthquake Memorial Day in the capital city on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) on Thursday decided to hand over the responsibility to the local bodies to develop the unified settlements containing at most 99 houses.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The authorities concerned with the reconstruction of Dharahara and the local communities have pledged to assist in the reconstruction of the iconic heritage. At a function organized by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) on Sunday, the attendees pledged to help in the reconstruction by removing all the infrastructures in the area and helping in the reconstruction process in the future as well.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Bishnumaya Sunar, a permanent resident of Kageshwari Manahara-9, has already rebuilt her house, which was destroyed by earthquake in 2015, as per the government rules but has received only the first installment of Rs 50,000 of the housing grant provided by the government.

BANEPA, Oct 28: The family of Maya Lama of Panauti-1, Manedovan has spent four monsoons and three winters under the tents since the catastrophic earthquake of 2015 damaged their house. Fortunately, they will be able to spend their fourth winter in their old house.

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 27: Lamenting that they have been deprived of government-provided grants, 650 earthquake victims in Okhaldhunga have filed complaint against the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali on Tuesday said that the authority is all set to send a senior engineer each to the quake-affected local units to support the reconstruction work at the local level.

53 pc of quake-damaged houses rebuilt

September 29, 2018 07:20 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: As many as 296,514 houses (53 percent) of the total 555,612 houses damaged by the 2015 mega earthquake have been reconstructed so far. According to the data maintained by the information system of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the reconstruction of the remaining 259, 098 houses is underway.

BANEPA, Sept 25: Even three years after the catastrophic earthquake of 2015, a majority of the extremely impoverished families of the 14 most-affected districts have not been able to rebuild their homes despite receiving housing grants provided by the government. To help such people out, the government has decided to provide a soft loan of Rs 300,000 to them.

NRA to assist PADT in reconstruction

September 20, 2018 07:35 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has pledged technical assistance to Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) for the reconstruction of the infrastructures in the area damaged by the 2015 mega earthquake.

2,345 more households to get housing grant

September 15, 2018 07:21 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 15: A meeting of the executive committee of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) on Friday recognized 2,345 additional households as beneficiaries of the housing grant.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: At a time when Dhurmus Suntali Foundation has developed at least three integrated settlements in earthquake-hit districts and smoothly handed it over to needy people, the government’s plan of building apartments for landless families and quake-hit families living in extreme poverty is not taking off in the absence of a policy to identify beneficiaries.

Raman Construction to rebuild Dharahara

September 3, 2018 08:02 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has finally opened the financial proposals submitted by five firms bidding for the reconstruction of Dharahara.