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.
BARPAK, May 10: Barpak, a village situated in the Northern part of Gorkha, was the epicenter of 2015’s earthquakes. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed and injured many people and left all the families residing in the quaint village homeless. Locals claim that almost 1500 houses were destroyed.
The reconstruction and preservation of Bhaktapur’s historical heritage sites is in full swing. So far, refurbishing of temples such as Siddhilakshmi, Gopinath, Harihar, Tribikram, Shanker Narayan and Kedarnath have already finished.
KATHMANDU, May 2: Even after four years of the 2015 earthquakes, two major police offices in the capital that were damaged by the quakes are still operating under tents, awaiting the start of the reconstruction of the office buildings.
SINDHULI, April 25: Local representatives in Sindhuli have blamed the hectic process and negligence from technical staff for the delay in the reconstruction of houses damaged by the ravaging earthquake of 2015.
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.
BANEPA, April 13: Retrofitting of earthquake-damaged houses has formally begun here after three years since the deadly tremor occurred in the country. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) kicked off the task of retrofitting of private houses from Namobuddha Municipality-5, Falante in Kavre on Friday with support from UKaid, UNOAPS and Build Change.
KATHMANDU, April 13: Work to rebuild 1,100 kilometres of roads in districts affected by the 2015 earthquakes is yet to commence even though the term of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is expiring in two years.
KATHMANDU, April 3: The National Muslim Commission has pledged to build 100 prefab houses for the victims of the windstorm which struck Bara and Parsa district on Sunday evening, killing at least 28 and rendering 343 injured.
“When I see my two sons aged 10 and 12 holding hammer and tools to carve stones. It reminds me of my childhood. Looking at them, it made me think about my initial days of stone carving,” said Surya. He has always worked around the places surrounded by grand monuments and structure. He worked at Hanuman Dhoka for 6 years and it has been 10 years in Patan and he still is continuing the work. Prior to that, he carved stone slates and paved structures in Banepa, Panauti, Manakamana and many more.
KATHMANDU, March 28: Contractors have completed only 12 percent of the reconstruction work assigned to them at schools affected by the 2015 earthquake in 31 districts. A total of 532 schools were contracted out to them for reconstruction.
KATHMANDU, March 12: A meeting of the India-Nepal Joint Project Monitoring Committee to review the progress ofpost-earthquake reconstruction of projects in housing, education, health and cultural heritage sectors was held in Kathmandu, on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Mar 11: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has allocated budget to accelerate the reconstruction process of various six quake-damaged heritage settlements in and outside of Kathmandu Valley.
KATHMANDU, March 7: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu signed an agreement with the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), India, on Wednesday for post-earthquake reconstruction of 72 educational facilities in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, March 6: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on Wednesday signed an agreement with the Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee, India for post-earthquake reconstruction of 72 educational facilities including two libraries in Nepal.
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).
Houses and their structures aren’t supposed to be generic. The type of house should depend on the climate, culture, and the quality of the ground it is being built on. These factors hugely influence the kind of structure that will be sustainable in a certain area.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 12: With the reconstruction of almost 57,000 houses and many more in the process, Sindhupalchowk, one of the most-affected districts by the deadly earthquake of 2015, has undergone a modern-day makeover.
GORKHA, Jan 29: Reconstruction in Barpak, the epicenter of the Gorkha Earthquake is encouraging as compared to other parts of the district, officials involved in the efforts claimed. According to Ram Sharan Acharya, chief of the reconstruction unit in Gorkha, reconstruction in Barpak is ahead of all areas in the district.
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.
KATHMANDU, Jan 17: On the invitation of the Mayor of the Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) Chirbabu Maharjan, Prime Minister KP Oli visited the Patan Durbar Square on Wednesday to inspect the progress made in the reconstruction of the heritage site which suffered huge damage in the 2015 earthquakes.
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Reconstruction of the priest’s quarters and a monastery which were damaged by the April 2015 Gorkha Earthquake has started at the Swoyambhunath complex enlisted in the UNESCO world heritage site list.
KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Three years since the formation of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) the reconstruction process of cultural heritages and roads affected by the 2015 earthquakes have not been able to pick up the pace.
MYAGDI, Dec 15: Works have begun to rebuild the Tamkot-based Jagannath-Annapurna Temple in Myagdi. The historic temple that lies in Dhawalagiri rural municipality-7 is significant in view of religious and touristic aspects.
GORKHA, Dec 15: Negligence by contractors has halted the reconstruction of the historical Gorakhkali Temple. As per the agreement, the construction should have been completed within a year but the repeated halt in the work has made it almost impossible.
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.
SOLUKHUMBU, Dec 13: An earthquake victim of Solukhmbu has returned the relief amount provided by the government for the reconstruction of his quake-damaged house. Chhiring Sherpa of Solududhkunda Municipality-6, Khoriya has returned Rs 50,000 of the first tranche of the grant to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).