KATHMANDU, Sept 20: President Ram Chandra Paudel has pardoned the remaining sentence of 670 prisoners upon the recommendation of the Council of Ministers on the occasion of the Constitution Day.

BUTWAL, July 8: Siddharthnagar Municipality in Rupandehi is set to receive assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the construction of a 26.5 km stretch of road.

KATHMANDU, March 21: The government has decided to accept a grant aid of 50 million Euros from the European Union for the school education sector programs.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: India has increased its pledged annual grant to Nepal by a notable 29.41 percent for India’s next fiscal year that will begin on April 1.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The World Bank (WB) is providing grant support of US $4.5 million to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in Nepal’s forest sector.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Government of Nepal and the Government of Japan signed two agreements for utilizing a grant assistance of Rs 2 billion (Japanese Yen 2,256,000,000) for the implementation of the Project for the Improvement of the Rehabilitation of Irrigation System in Eastern Terai Area; and a concessional credit of Rs 14.2 billion (JPY 15,901,000,000) for the Urban Transmission and Distribution System Improvement Project.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The Government of Nepal has decided to accept a grant of 8 million US dollars (about 1 billion rupees) for the implementation of a project related to the stable reintegration of laborers who have returned from South Korea.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The government has decided to accept a grant of Rs 1.37 billion for the Sustainable WASH for All project.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The United States of America, who had agreed to provide about 60 billion in grants through the US aid project Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), is set to provide an additional 80 billion grant to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Charge d'Affaires a.i. of Japan to Nepal, YOSHIOKA Yuzo, signed a grant contract with Deepak Chapagain, president of Volunteer Corps Nepal, for building new classrooms at Shree Malika Secondary School in Dailekh district.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Nepal defeated Oman by seven wickets in the ICC World Cup Cricket League-2 One Day International (ODI) Tri-series. Oman had given the target of 122 runs for Nepal.

TANAHU, July 25: The Bandipur rural municipality has provided a grant of one rupee per litre of milk to the dairy farmers. The farmers affiliated to the Dairy Producer Cooperatives Institute are eligible for the grant.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Of the 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines provided by the Chinese government under grant assistance, 900,000 doses of vaccine arrived in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, May 8: China has said that medical supplies including oxygen cylinders that Beijing is providing to Nepal in grants are ready to be delivered to Nepal.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Germany has signed an agreement with Nepal to provide a Rs 1.4 billion (10 million Euro) grant to foster Nepal’s Green Recovery and Inclusive Development.

KATHMANDU, March 4: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is providing a conditional grant of Rs 1.08 billion to 113 local governments to fund the health service centers that are under-construction.

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KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Japan has extended a financial assistance of USD 442,839 to SHAPLA NEER - Citizens’ Committee in Japan for Overseas Support - under the Grant Assistance for Japanese NGO Projects Schemes.

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Some Nepal Communist Party (NCP) leaders have been suspicious of 500 million dollar Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grants provided to Nepal by the United States government. The grant is to be used for mega infrastructure projects like construction of transmission lines and building of highways.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The five-year clock for implementation of a multimillion-dollar program financed through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant of the US will start ticking from June 30 next year.

KATHMANDU, July 24: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has removed households failing to sign grant agreement for private housing by July 6 from the beneficiary list.

KATHMANDU, July 5: The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany has agreed to provide Euro 24.3 million grant assistance to the government of Nepal.

JANAKPUR, June 26: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a grant of Rs 1 billion Indian currency for the development of Janakpur Sub-metropolitan City during a visit to the city in May 2018. Almost 13 months later, the grant for developing this major destination for Hindu pilgrims looks less likely to come through any time soon.

KATHMANDU, June 17: A government delegation on Monday left for China on Monday to discuss the Detail Project Report (DPR) of much-talked-about Kerung-Kathmandu Railway with the Chinese side.

KATHMANDU, May 5: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the railways connecting China and India should be built only on grant.

SURKHET, April 30: Five years after being displaced by the ravaging flood of 2014, the victims of Surkhet will finally receive the first tranche of grant for the reconstruction of their houses on Tuesday. Karnali Province government is planning to distribute Rs 150,000 as the first tranche to the victims from Tuesday.

DHADING, April 25: Before the April 25 earthquake in 2015, Sun Bahadur Tamang of northern Dhading lived a happy life with his family. Though not prosperous, his family was living happily.

Ambassador of Japan to Nepal, Masamichi Saigo, signed a grant contract for upgrading of women’s handicraft and Mithila art center in Janakpur.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Revising its ‘blanket’ reservations policy, the government has come up with new provisions granting reservation privileges on the basis of economic and social status to candidates belonging to various marginalized communities.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 27: The distribution of the housing grant for earthquake victims has been halted in Sindhupalchowk district since the beginning of new fiscal year as the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) fails to operate as per the new federal system.

KHOTANG, JULY 27: Three years after 2015's devastating earthquake, more than 2,000 quake victims from Khotang have received the second installment of the housing grant provided by the government.

KATHMANDU, July 13: The government of Japan is to provide 282,000,000 Japanese Yan, the equivalent of about Rs 274.1 million grant assistance to Nepal for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Scheme in Japan's Fiscal year 2018.

DHAKA, July 6: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighboring Myanmar, the bank said.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Even three years after the 2015 earthquakes, many victims in the Kathmandu Valley remain deprived of the housing grant of Rs 300,000 due to the “National Reconstruction Authority’s inaction” in resolving the land ownership disputes.

KATHMANDU, June 6: Minister for Finance, Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, has said that the grant provided to earthquake victims for reconstruction of private houses should be spent in a transparent manner as the grant was provided after taking loan from donors.

KATHMANDU, June 4: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started necessary preparations to shorten the process for the distribution of housing grant to the victims whose houses were damaged by the 2015 earthquakes.

KHOTANG, June 3: After a long wait, the victims of the catastrophic 2015 earthquake in Daman of Khotang district are finally starting to receive second tranche of housing reconstruction grant.

GORKHA, May 27: The fear of losing the final or the third installment of the reconstruction grant has forced earthquake victims in Gorkha to erect their houses in a rush. Those who were listed as beneficiaries but had not yet started rebuilding their houses have fast been building new houses.

KHOTANG, May 18: The Foreign Employment Promotion Board (FEPB) has awarded foreign employment scholarship grant to three non-existent students of a non-existent school in Khotang.

JANAKPUR, May 11: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day official visit to Nepal from holy city of Janakpur on Friday morning stating that the visit is aimed at mending ties with Nepal through the revival of a strong cultural and religious ties that subsists between the two countries.

MAKWANPUR, April 30: In Province 3's 13 districts, which are among the most affected ones by the devastating 2015 Gorkha earthquake, only 364,476 beneficiaries of housing reconstruction grant have started rebuilding their houses. This is only 61.4 percent of the total quake victims of 593,516 in the province.

CHITWAN, April 27: So far, only 30 quake victim families in Chitwan district have received the third tranche of the reconstruction grant, indicating the slow progress in post-quake reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, April 22: Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali, who returned home on Saturday wrapping up his five-day official visit to China, said that he has requested the Chinese side to construct the much-talked-about cross-border railway between the two neighbors under a grant.

KATHMANDU, April 21: As part of its corporate social responsibility program on the occasion of its 3rd anniversary, Himalaya Airlines has handed over kitchen utilities along with a year's supply of notebooks for the children of Prayas Nepal, on the Nepali New Year's Day, on April 14.

KATHMANDU, April 16: It has been found that the number of households receiving housing grants meant for victims of 2015 earthquakes is higher than households recorded in national census.

KATHMANDU, April 7: Ministry of Agriculture, Land Management and Cooperatives is preparing to allocate conditional grant to the local levels for the development of agricultural sector. As the ministry received several complaints from farmers and other stakeholders that the agricultural budget of current fiscal year 2017/18 was spent in non-agricultural sectors, the ministry now has decided to allocate conditional grants to the local levels for upcoming Fiscal Year 2018/19. The ministry has started discussing with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Federal Affairs & Local Development in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Mar 19: Over 300,000 earthquake survivors included in the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA)'s list of beneficiaries have been certified for drawing the second installment under the private housing grant.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: The United Nations Capital Development Fund’s (UNCDF) MM4P program and Tootle signed a grant and technical assistance agreement to pilot the innovation project ‘Doorstep Delivery of Financial Services (Roving Agents) and Driving Adoption of Electronic Payments through Delivery Service Use-Case’ in Kathmandu on February 15.

KATHMANDU, Feb 10: A meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority's (NRA) steering committee chaired by the prime minister turned tense on Friday after CPN-UML Vice Chairman Bhim Rawal and Finance Minister Gyanendra Bahadur Karki engaged in a heated exchange over the government's recent decision to increase the housing grant.

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: The government of Korea, Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has agreed to provide 10 million US dollar (approximately Rs 1.02 billion) grant assistance to the project for the Integrated Rural Development of Nepal through Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University (KU).