The Government of India extends financial assistance of NRs 16.2 million for Chapbhanjyang drinking water supply project in Dhading District
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for construction of Chapbhanjyang drinking water supply project in Dhading District as part of India–Nepal Cooperation Program of the Government of India.
According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy, this is the first drinking water project supported by the Government of India in the district.
The implementation of the drinking water supply project is to be executed by DDC Dhading with the Government of India financial assistance of NRs 16.2 million. Jyamrung VDC Ward No. 8 in the district has been facing acute drinking water supply and after earthquake most of the water sources have dried up.
Most of the people of the Ward are using raw water through LDP pipes at their own expense. Around 250 households will be benefitted by implementation of the project. Apart from this, Neel Kantha Campus building in the district has been constructed with Government of India assistance and seven ambulances and a school bus have also been gifted in this district
In addition, the Government of India has extended financial assistance of approx. NRs 300 million towards renovation, restoration, up gradation of various sites of religious, educational, cultural and historical importance in Nepal. The India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Program has an outlay of over NRs 76 billion with more than 514 large and small development projects completed or being implemented in almost all the districts of Nepal.