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

KATHMANDU, April 30: The agitating engineers working on contract basis for the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) have agreed to return to work after the reconstruction body agreed to their demands of extra allowances and perks on Monday.

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, March 31: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started deploying engineers - a total of 550 of them- for the inspection and resurvey of the houses whose owners have filed complaints of being affected by the 2015 mega earthquakes but who were not listed as beneficiaries of the private housing reconstruction grant provided by the government.

SINDHULI, Feb 20: On August 12, National Reconstruction Authority's Central Project Implementation Unit (Grant Management and Local Infrastructure), Kathmandu, publicized a notice. Quake victims were informed that they could transfer their names from the list of Retrofitting grant recipients to reconstruction beneficiaries.

KABUL, May 6: Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped on Sunday, officials said.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to provide training to over 14,000 masons and engineers and deploy them to retrofit partially-damaged houses in all 31 earthquake-hit districts.

Local units 'unable to utilize' engineers

February 10, 2018 03:11 am

DANG, Feb 9: After the formation of new local units under the federal structure, the District Coordination Committee (DCC) of Dang transferred government staff to various local units in July as per the need. Three engineers were deployed to Lamahi Municipality by the DCC as per the requirement of the metropolis. However, after working there for six months, the municipality sent them back. They were told that the municipality no longer requires their services

DANG, Feb 6: After the formation of new local units under the federal structure, the District Coordination Committee (DCC) of Dang transferred government staff to various local units in July as per the need. Three engineers were deployed to Lamahi Municipality by the DCC as per the requirement of the metropolis. However, after working there for six months, the municipality sent them back. They were told that the municipality no longer requires their services.

DANG, Feb 6: After the formation of new local units under the federal structure, the District Coordination Committee (DCC) of Dang transferred government staff to various local units in July as per the need.

KATHMANDU, Dec 4: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yubaraj Bhusal has directed the newly-appointed engineers and sub-engineers to be debuted shortly in the quake-affected districts to work in impartial manner.

DHANKUTA, Nov 23: Victims of the devastating earthquakes of 2015 are yet to reconstruct their houses in Dhankuta as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has failed to mobilize engineers in the quake-affected areas of the district.

GORKHA, Nov 12: Re-survey of homes destroyed after the earthquake in the district has been hampered after the engineers mobilized for the same returned without completing their work.

DHADING, July 14: More than a year and a half after the devastating earthquake of April 2015, the government distributed Rs 50,000 as the first installment of the reconstruction grant to the quake victims in the district.

DHADING, July 14: Engineers working at Dhunibesi Rural Municipality have been found demanding commissions from local earthquake victims.

Letter to aspiring engineers

May 2, 2017 23:10 pm

I come merely as a messenger to guide you through the holy transition to college. More specifically: engineering. Neither take my words to their credit, nor to their apparent authority. I am an enigma who is herself puzzled after having stepped inside this vicious world of mighty mathematics.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will now be monitoring the under construction buildings with more frequency in order to contain the growing trend of violation of the building code and approved map.

KAVRE, March 13: Badri Prasad Parajuli of Chandeni - 3 received the first installment of the house grant five months ago. However, he was not able to initiate the construction work with confidence in lack of consultation from government technicians and engineers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has threatened the agitating engineers with legal action if they do not return to their work stations in the earthquake-hit districts immediately.

KATHMANDU, Dec 21: After the government did not address their demands, agitating engineers and other technicians deployed for assisting in the houses reconstruction work in the 11 earthquake-hit districts have tendered their resignation en masse to the Ministry of Urban Development on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Around 2,300 engineers and other technicians deployed by the government on contract in the 11 earthquake-hit districts for assisting in the houses reconstruction have threatened to resign en masse on December 20 if the government did not address their various demands by December 15.