KATHMANDU, Jan 19: January 16 marked the completion of three years since a foundation stone for the reconstruction of famous historic site Rani Pokhari in the heart of Kathmandu for.

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).

Rebuilding right way

April 25, 2018 00:48 am

Involving women in a meaningful way is the need of the time to complete the reconstruction process

LALITPUR, April 1: Kedar GC received Rs 50,000 rupees as his first installment housing grant just a month ago, nearly three years after the devastating earthquake of 2015 that killed around 9,000 people and left many more injured.

NUWAKOT, Mar 31: A total of 44,485 families affected by the earthquake of April, 2015 have started building houses with the grant provided by the government, said the District Project Implementation Unit.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Japanese ambassador to Nepal Masashi Ogawa signed a grant contract in Kathmandu on Thursday to help reconstruct the Sarswati Peace School in Arughat Rural Municipality, Gorkha.

Rebuilding history

February 16, 2018 12:50 pm

Three years ago, if you happened to be walking westward from the New Road junction you would be greeted with Malla era palaces on your right. You would stop for a while to admire the magnificent architecture you had read about in history books back in school. If you went further west, you would walk past a white palatial structure on your right. At the end, security personnel would be guarding the entrance.

DHULIKHEL, Dec 26: Most of the houses at the Danuwar settlement at Baluwa, Paanchkhal Municipality-12 in Kavrepalanchok district have cracks from the devastating April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake and in need of urgent reconstruction.

Beyond rebuilding

August 8, 2017 01:30 am

The NRA’s focus is continuous strengthening of institutional capacity of post-quake executing and implementing agencies.

Year of rebuilding

April 25, 2017 00:25 am

Reconstruction is behind schedule despite good intentions but we are picking up pace

KATHMANDU, April 2: Almost two years have elapsed since the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015 occurred but not even a single monastery damaged by the quake has been rebuild so far thanks to the sluggish post-earthquake reconstruction work of the government and bickering over reconstruction leadership.

Rebuilding a future

March 10, 2017 09:11 am

The 24th day of April 2015 was just another Friday for Bishnu Tamang, a sixth grade student in Shree Nawalpur Secondary School in Sindhupalchowk district. The closing bell rang and Bishnu headed home looking forward to Sunday to meet his friends at school again.

Rebuilding police posts starts in Gorkha

February 21, 2017 01:00 am

GORKHA, Feb 21: Work has finally begun to repair and rebuild the police posts that were damaged during the decade-long Maoist insurgency and the recent Gorkha earthquakes.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to provide the total grant of Rs 300,000 in lump sum to the earthquake victims who have been identified as eligible for the grant amount but have already constructed their houses on their own.

SINDHULI, Jan 31: When he received the first installment of the reconstruction grant in September, Jhamka Bahadur Thapa planned on moving into a new, warm house before winter arrived. He, his wife, and four-year-old daughter have been living in a makeshift shelter of corrugated metal sheets since the April 2015 earthquake. His daughter often sneezes from frequent colds, made worse by the damp that seeps through the roof and soaks all their belongings.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Locals at Basatapur on Tuesday obstructed ongoing reconstruction work at the Trailokya Narayan Temple inside Kathmandu Durbar Square Area. The temple had collapsed in the April 2015 earthquake.

US$ 10m aid for rebuilding schools

December 17, 2016 08:39 am

KATHMANDU (REP-UBLICA): The US Embassy in Nepal and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed an agreement to rebuild 15 earthquake-damaged schools in 11 most affected districts. The work is expected to benefit 4,500 students.

PAANCHTHAR, Nov 28: Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Sitadevi Yadav has said the post-conflict reconstruction should take place on the basis of political consensus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Around 12,000 earthquake victims who received the first installment of housing grant have started rebuilding their homes in 11 districts, the National Reconstruction (NRA) said on Tuesday.

SANKHU, Nov 22: After waiting for almost two years after his house was destroyed by the earthquake, Krishna Charan Shrestha of Sankhu in Shankharapur Municipality started rebuilding his house. As he finally started working on the foundation of his new house, the only worry Shrestha now has is whether he will receive the housing grant from the government.

DANDAGAU (RASUWA), Oct 24: Returning to normal life was not something that the victims of earthquake in Rasuwa could believe in the days following the April 25 earthquake last year.

Rebuilding mess

September 20, 2016 00:15 am

In order to please their vote banks parties are making unrealistic promises to quake victims

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to come up with a new policy to expedite it works.

KATHMANDU, Sept 5: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to come up with a new policy to expedite it works.

KATHMANDU, July 27: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has given authorisation for budget release (Rs 20 billion) for providing the first installment of house rebuilding grants promised by the government to last year's earthquake survivors.

KATHMANDU, July 19: The Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is to provide the first installment of house rebuilding grants announced by the government for the earthquake survivors before the upcoming Dashain festival.