SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 3: Sarbay Tamang of Chautara-3 in Sindhupalchowk, an earthquake victim, was quite elated when the then Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli laid the foundation stone of her house and handed her the letter of agreement, formally declaring the commencement of reconstruction of houses damaged by the earthquakes last year.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Member of Parliaments (MPs) have asked the government to set up a "material bank" so that the task of reconstruction of thousands of houses that were damaged by devastating earthquakes last year
KATHMANDU, Aug 18: The reconstruction of heritage monuments devastated by the deadly quake of 2015 inside the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) is unlikely to be completed within five years if the present trend of budget allocation continues.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has started discussions with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to increase the house reconstruction grant to be provided to the earthquake victims to Rs 300,000 from Rs 200,000 each.
KATHMANDU, July 1: Disputes over jurisdiction between Social Welfare Council and National Reconstruction Authority on approval of reconstruction works to be done by the International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) have resulted in confusion among the INGOs involved in reconstruction works.
Reconstruction is multi-dimensional. It is not just about restoring subsistence or resurrecting fallen homes. It is about nurturing the capacities of institutions, building integrated settlements and interconnected rural centers of growth
KATHMANDU, June 25:Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is also chairman of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Directive Committee, has expressed serious dissatisfaction with the NRA for failing to carry out result-oriented reconstruction and rehabilitation work even 15 months after the devastating earthquakes of April and May last year.
Kathmandu, June 24: The main opposition party – Nepali Congress – today presented a 22-point dissent letter citing political intervention and snail-pace activity in reconstruction with the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).