KATHMANDU, Oct 2: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Norwegian Embassy to Nepal and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a project for the reconstruction of 24 quake-hit schools in various districts.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Norwegian Embassy to Nepal and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a project for the reconstruction of 24 quake-hit schools in various districts.

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SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: National Reconstruction Authority has inaugurated the rebuilt buildings of five quake-hit government offices in Sindhupalchowk on Saturday.

NRA CEO Gyawali departs for South Korea

September 2, 2019 15:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali left for South Korea on Monday to participate in the Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference that will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday.

OKHALDHUNGA, Aug 3: The house of Lal Prasad Ghimire of Khijitaki village of Khijidemba Rural Municipality–4, Okhaldhunga suffered huge damage in the devastating 2015 earthquake. Although the house was inhabitable, his name was not included in the list of eligible housing grant recipients in the first survey conducted by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA). In the last four years, he complained about it on several occasions with the local authorities.  He did not know whether his name was included on the list.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, July 31: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has finally released funds for the reconstruction of quake-destroyed Gumbas (Buddhist monasteries) in Sindhupalchowk, four years after the devastating earthquakes of 2015.

RAMECHHAP, June 26: The technical team from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) currently deployed in Dimipokhari of Sunapati Rural Municipality-2 has halted work after one of the engineers was thrashed by the ward chief.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has requested the beneficiaries, who have not yet signed a housing grant agreement, to do so within July 6 and take the first tranche within July 16.

BHADGAUN, May 10: Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali said NRA took the disaster as an opportunity. He also informed that the NRA has laid emphasis on the reconstruction and renovation of heritage sites.

KATHMANDU, May 4: Unveiling the government’s policy and program for the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20 on Friday, President Bidya Bhandari made a claim on post-earthquake recovery contradicting the plan of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

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.

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KATHMANDU, April 24: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) claimed on Tuesday that 80 percent of the beneficiaries of the private housing reconstruction grants have either completed reconstruction or started rebuilding their houses.

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.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Reconstruction of the Bal Gopaleshwar Temple in the middle of Rani Pokhari, a pond holding historic significance in the heart of the city, will be completed by the upcoming festival of Tihar, claimed Sushil Gyewali, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

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.

DHADING, Jan 26: The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyawali said that the NRA was preparing to establish a reconstruction technical unit in the local government to facilitate the remaining tasks of reconstruction.

CHITWAN, Jan 8: Former Prime Minister and Chairperson of Nepal Communist Party (NCP), Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that ruling and opposition parties are together in the campaign of development construction and reconstruction.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: A photo exhibition featuring the reconstruction and rehabilitation program, after the massive earthquake of April 2015 and its aftershocks has begun in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: As many as 25,000 earthquake survivors have received free telephone service through the medium of toll-free initiated by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

70 percent houses rebuilt in Rasuwa

December 13, 2018 08:53 am

RASUWA, Dec 13: Rasuwa was one of the worst-affected districts by the devastating earthquakes of 2015 in terms of both human causalities and destruction of property. As the devastation nears its fourth year, majority of the residents have overcome their insurmountable grief and have started their life afresh by rebuilding their settlements.

KHOTANG, Dec 6:  After almost four years since the catastrophic 2015 earthquakes, a total of 545 beneficiaries in Khotang district have received the third tranche of the housing grant.

KATHMANDU, Nov 29: While the reconstruction across the nation has been picking up pace, the reconstruction of private houses inside the Kathmandu Valley has not shown satisfactory progress even three and half years after the devastating earthquakes of 2015.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Local units of Kavrepalanchok district have signed an 11-point agreement with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) in order to expedite the reconstruction works in the district.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Although there are credible reports that a huge number of earthquake victims have either not built their new homes or received the housing grant provided by the government from more than one place, none of these quake victims have refunded the grant, snubbing a public notice by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to do so.

RAMECHHAP, Nov 17: Finance Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada and Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyawali visited the Majhi settlement of Ramechhap along with external donors on Friday.

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.

LALITPUR, Oct 8: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyawali, has said that the authority has brought programs focusing on the traditional reconstruction of heritages such as the Bugmati settlement.

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Chief of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali said on Saturday that the BRA would provide additional amount of Rs 50,000 each for the reconstruction of earthquake-hit houses in the ancient cities like Bungmati of Lalitpur.

KHOTANG, Oct 3: After three years of the disaster, the government has started distributing the third and the final installment of house grant to earthquake victims in Khotang.

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 SC meeting taking place today

September 6, 2018 10:35 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: A Steering Committee (SC) meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has been scheduled to take pale on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved the preliminary plan for the development of five integrated settlements in three districts—Sindhupalchowk, Ramechhap and Kavrepalanchowk.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: Secretary at National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Arjun Kumar Karki, has said this fiscal year is being marked as the reconstruction year and all the houses destroyed by the earthquake would be completed by the end of fiscal year 2076/77BS.

KATHMANDU, Aug 20: A study conducted by Transparency International, Nepal has concluded that the government and the National Reconstruction Authority failed to complete post-earthquake reconstruction works as expected.

Sushil Gyewali back at NRA

August 15, 2018 19:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The government has appointed former chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyewali as the new NRA chief.

Govt still undecided on new NRA CEO

August 6, 2018 07:20 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A month has passed since the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has remained vacant but the government has continued dilly-dallying over the appointment of a new CEO of the body responsible for post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation work.

KATHMANDU, July 22: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has sought information about six Chinese firms that have partnered with Nepali civil contractors to submit a bid for rebuilding of Dharahara.

NRA almost defunct without CEO

July 14, 2018 03:20 am

KATHMANDU, July 14: As the post of Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) remains vacant since last week, the fate of some of the important administrative works needed to be carried out immediately to expedite post-earthquake reconstruction has become uncertain.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The government's decision to terminate all the appointments made last year by the then Sher Bahadur Deuba-led government after the election code of conduct came into effect has also led to the removal of the chief executive officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal among around 300 other political appointees.

KATHMANDU, July5: The meeting of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is the first one to bear the brunt after the Oli-led government decided to annul political appointments made by the then caretaker Deuba government on August 30, 2017.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nearly 300 government staffers appointed to various sectors by the then Deuba-led government have lost their jobs.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Almost 70 per cent of the households whose houses were damaged by the 2015 earthquakes have either started or completed reconstruction of their houses, according to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

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.

KATHMANDU, May 27: With the unification of the two ruling parties, two members of the executive committee of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), who were appointed under the then CPN-UML and CPN Maoist (Center) quotas, have intensified their lobbying with party top guns to become chief of the post-earthquake reconstruction body.

KATHMANDU, May 26: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has recently sought clarification from Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) after receiving complaints that health-related rehabilitation projects run by the NRCS in the earthquake-hit districts have been marred by irregularities.

KATHMANDU, May 20: Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yuba Raj Bhusal has asked Minister of Federal Affairs and General Administration Lal Babu Pandit not to transfer top officials of the authority without consulting with the authority, arguing that rampant transfers were likely to impede the ongoing post-earthquake reconstruction efforts.

KATHMANDU, May 9: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has asked the government to request the Indian side to simplify the procedures for the grant and loan aid pledged by the Indian government after the earthquake in 2015,  during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to Nepal.

REPUBLICA, April 27 Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority Yuba Raj Bhusal has said that NRA will complete the housing grant distribution to all the earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged by the earthquake by July 2019.