India provided assistance of NRs. 41.83 million for construction of Cooperative Promotion Centre in Lalitpur District
District Development Committee, Lalitpur and District Cooperative Union Ltd, Lalitpur and Indian Embassy signed an MoU for construction of Cooperative Promotion Centre in Lalitpur District for District Cooperative Union Ltd, Lalitpur
"The project is being implemented by the District Development Committee, Lalitpur at a cost of NRs. 41.83 million. Government of India has been providing assistance to the District Cooperative Union Ltd, Lalitpur for construction of Cooperative Promotion Centre in Lalitpur District in Nepal as part of the India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme," said the press release issued by Abhay Kumar, FS(PIC) & Secretary, BPKF Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
District Cooperative Union Ltd., Lalitpur was established in 1972 with the aim to lead, promote, support and coordinate its member cooperatives. It has been carrying out promotional activities in order to develop and strengthen cooperatives and its member farmers. DCULL has planned to construct a Cooperative Promotion Centre (CPC) to accommodate large number of users and their multiple needs. It will also serve as an Information Centre for the people who has interest in the field of agricultural products. The construction of Cooperative Promotion Centre will enhance the marketing capability of the cooperatives and their farmer members and establish direct linkages between farmers and consumers. It is expected that construction of the CPC will directly benefit more than 2 lakhs people of Lalitpur and adjoining districts. The local populace will ultimately be benefited.
In addition to this project, work is ongoing on for other 05 projects at a cost of NRs.179.43 Million in Lalitpur District. India has also provided 11 ambulances and 06 school buses in District.
Recognizing the importance of accelerating growth in Nepal, India remains committed to rendering all possible assistance in that direction. The India – Nepal Economic Programme has an outlay of over NRs.66 billion with more than 490 large and small development projects completed or currently being implemented in almost all the districts of Nepal. These development projects mainly in the sectors of education, health and infrastructure development have been undertaken in response to local needs, and in partnership with the Government of Nepal.