India provides financial assistance of NRs 0.5 million to Nepal Bharat Maitri Sangh for Setting up of e-Library in Nepal Bharat Maitri Pustakalaya, Nadipur, Pokhara.
The Embassy of India, Kathmandu and the Nepal Bharat Maitri Sangh, Kaski signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU for setting up of e-Library in Nepal Bharat Maitri Pustakalaya Nandipur, Pokhara, Kaski district as part of India–Nepal Economic Cooperation Program.
According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy, the project is being implemented by the Nepal Bharat Maitri Sangh, Kaski at an estimated cost of NRs. 0.5 million.
In addition to this project, in Kashki district alone, 5 other projects at an estimated cost of NRs 170.5 million are at various stages of implementation while 3 other projects to the tune of NRs. 117.3 million are already completed under the Government of India financial assistance. Moreover, the Indian government has also gifted nine ambulances and 3 school buses to various organizations from Kaski districts addressing the needs of the local populace.
The India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Program, launched in 1951, has an outlay of over NRs 76 billion with more than 522 large and small development projects completed or being implemented in almost all the districts of Nepal. The objective of the program was and continues to remain supplementing the efforts of the Government of Nepal in the overall national development of the country. These development projects are mainly focused in education, health and infrastructure development sectors in response to local needs and in partnership with the Government of Nepal.