Indian ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae has inaugurated Shree Mahendra Higher Secondary School, Dadeldhura (NRs.12.6 million) and Blood Transfusion Centre for Nepal Red Cross Society, Dadeldhura (NRs.14.7 million).
Two Memorandum of Understanding were also signed for Shree Bal Mandir Primary School, Silgadhi, Doti (NRs.0.52 million) and for Shree Rampur Higher Secondary School, Budar, Doti (NRs.0.43 million) for providing furniture and computers for the school.
The projects have been completed by the District Development Committees of Dadeldhura and Doti districts at a cost of NRs.28.25 million. Shree Mahendra Higher Secondary School, Dadeldhura (NRs.12.6 million) established in 1957 upgraded to Higher Secondary School. Total numbers of students are 550 out of which 55% are girls. Blood Transfusion Centre for Nepal Red Cross Society, Dadeldhura (NRs.14.7 million) has been established in 1967 for blood transfusion services in Dadeldhura for collection and supply of about 500 units of blood per annum to meet the requirement of blood in adjacent districts also.
Underlining the importance of strengthening of educational infrastructure for Nepal’s overall development Ambassador in his address expressed the hope that the various projects being executed or completed under the Nepal – India Economic Cooperation Program will help the people of Nepal in their quest towards peace and prosperity.
According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy, in addition to these projects, work is also ongoing with Government of India assistance for 04 more projects at a cost of NRs.73.6 Million in these Districts. India has provided 07 ambulances to Dadeldhura and Doti Districts and one bus has also been provided in Doti District. Apart from this, over 238 Educational Organizations all over in the Nepal have been assisted by Government of India at a cost of NRs.6337 Million.