KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Three weeks after the expiry of the deadline for the earthquake victims to receive the reconstruction grant, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is all set to extend the deadline for receiving the second tranche of the grant on Friday by three to six months.
RASUWA, Jan 17: About 45 percent of quake victims in Rasuwa, which is among the worst-hit districts by the 2015 earthquakes, are set to receive the second tranche of housing reconstruction grant after fulfilling the set criteria.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The government's failure to take a timely decision has thrown the task of distribution of the second tranche of the housing grant to the earthquake victims into uncertainty. Over 80 percent of the earthquake victims eligible for the second tranche is being deprived of it due to the government's indecision now.
DHADING, July 15: Purna Bahadur Chepang, an earthquake victim in Lautak, has been waiting for nine months for the second tranche reconstruction aid to complete his half-rebuilt house. “They told us that if we don't start rebuilding after taking the Rs. 50,000 we would be punished,” said Purna Bahadur adding, “We built the foundation and even put up the walls but now I don't have money to continue and I'm tired of waiting.”
BANEPA, April 28: Earthquake victims of Kavre were delighted when the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) handed over the agreement papers of the second installment of reconstruction grant by making door-to-door visit sometimes back. They have been counting days ever since then but the wait seems endless with no signs of the quake victims receiving the grant from the government body.
KATHMANDU, March 20: Although the government started distributing the second tranche of the reconstruction grant some four months ago, less than one percent of the earthquake victims have taken the amount so far.
KATHMANDU, March 17: Although many quake victims who lost their houses during the April 2015 earthquake are yet to receive the first tranche of reconstruction grant, the government has already started distributing the third tranche of Rs 100,000 to certain victims.
MELAMCHI, March 12: The earthquake survivors of Sindhupalchowk district are still unaware on second tranche of grant even after 22 months have elapsed since the tremor massively devastated lives and properties of people in the district.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Feb 10: After almost two years of the devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.8, victims of Sindhupalchowk district are finally starting to receive their second tranche of the reconstruction grant.
KATHMANDU, Jan 18: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to start distributing the second tranche of the housing grant to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected earthquake hit districts from Wednesday. They will get Rs 150,000 as the second tranche.
KATHMANDU, Dec 19: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has utterly failed to expedite the task of grant distribution to the earthquake victims in the Kathmandu Valley whose houses were completely damaged by the last year devastating earthquake.
KATHMANDU, Nov 24: Since the government had announced Rs 100,000 in addition to the previously announced Rs 200,000 housing grant for earthquake victims but has not amended the directives accordingly, earthquake victims remain deprived of the second tranche of the grant.
KATHMANDU, Oct 20: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has said that all the earthquake victims in Kathmandu Valley whose houses were damaged by earthquake will receive the first tranche of the total grant of Rs 300,000 before Tihar.
KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) has directed the concerned local bodies to distribute first tranche of housing grant to all the quake victims before Dashain festival that begins in the first week of October.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has distributed Rs 50,000, the first tranche of house reconstruction grant, to over 31 percent of the earthquake victims identified as eligible to receive the money.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Following the formation of the new government, confusion has surfaced over the distribution of housing grant to be provided to earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged by the last year earthquakes.
KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Following the formation of the new government, confusion has surfaced over the distribution of housing grant to be provided to earthquake victims whose houses were completely damaged by the last year earthquakes.
KATHMANDU, June 29: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) ended its obstruction in parliament from Wednesday after the government agreed to release the house rebuilding grant to the quake victims in two installments.