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 29: The reconstruction work of Balgopaleshwar temple at the center of Ranipokhari has been halted for flouting archaeological norms.

LALITPUR, Aug 28: Reconstruction of the Patan Museum damaged by Gorkha earthquake has begun.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: The reconstruction of the Boudhanath stupa which was completely damaged by the devastating earthquake on 25th of April 2015 is now in its final stage.

GORKHA, Aug 23: National and international non-governmental organizations have so far failed to live up to the commitments they made to earthquake victims.

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 12: Nepal Reinsurance Company Ltd today donated Rs 10 million for the 'I will build my Dharahara Trust'.

GORKHA, July 3: The reconstruction work of the famed Manakamana temple of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati has been ramped up.

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.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Wednesday apprised the House of the Kabul Attack that claimed the lives of 13 Nepali security guards in Afghanistan on June 20.

Resuscitating Reconstruction

June 25, 2016 07:00 am

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).

BHAKTAPUR, June 24: Nepali Congress leader Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat has said that his party's first priority was to expedite reconstruction projects.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Nepal’s key development partners have made an unequivocal call to expedite reconstruction work that directly supports livelihood recovery of earthquake-affected communities.

BHIMDATTANAGAR,June 17: Collection of timber from the Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve has started for the reconstruction of houses destroyed by the April 25, 2015 earthquake.

KATHMANDU, April 25: The reconstruction of the monuments damaged during the massive earthquake of April 25 at the famed Basantapur Durbar Square has officially kicked off today.

Kathmandu, April 24: The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide grant assistance of Euro 105 million to the Government of Nepal for the post-earthquake rehabilitation and reconstruction.