India provides assistance of NRs. 386.26 million for Embankment construction along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla Rivers in Nepal.
Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae handed over a cheque of NRs. 386.62 million to UmeshYadav, Minister of Irrigation, Government of Nepal as India’s contribution towards construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers in Nepal.
“With the present assistance, the total grant assistance already disbursed for embankment construction along these rivers, stands at over NRs. 4 billion, which includes NRs. 386.26 million in July 2015, NRs. 366.72 million in June, 2014, NRs. 374.68 million in December 2013, NRs. 256.947 million in January 2013; NRS 97.71 million in July 2012; NRs. 345.73 million in October 2011; NRs. 545.35 million in March 2011; NRs.599.78 million in 2010; NRs. 531.5 million in 2009, and NRs. 165.5 million in 2008,” said a press release issued by Indian Embassy.
India remains committed to continue working closely with Nepal for further cooperation in the field of Water Resources, including the River Training works on other rivers.
Similarly, India provides financial assistance of NRs 115.86 million for construction of three buildings like Campus Building for Gupteshwor Mahadev Multiple Campus, Pokhara, Shree Saraswati Tika Higher Secondary School, Bharatpokhari and Arba Bijaya Secondary School, Dhand Bensi, in Kaski District
According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy,three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) were signed for construction of (i) a campus building for Gupteshwor Mahadev Multiple Campus, Pokhara, at an estimated cost of NRs 4,10,71,619/- (b) a school building for Shree Saraswati Tika Higher Secondary School, Bharatpokhari at an estimated cost of NRs 3,70,86,759/- and (c) a building for Arba Bijaya Secondary School, Dhand Bensi, at a cost of NRs 3,71,28,560/- in Kaski District.
Tripartite MoUs are signed by Roshan Lepcha, Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Narayan Shrestha, LDO, Kaski district and respective representatives from the three institutes. The projects are being funded by the Government of India under Small Development Program Scheme as part of India–Nepal Economic Cooperation Program. These three projects brings a total of twelve educational project supported by the Government of India in Kaski district alone.
According to a press release issued by Indian Embassy, the projects will be implemented by the District Development Committee, Kaski at an estimated total cost of NRs. 115.28 million. The GoI’s financial assistance to these projects aimed to meet the educational needs of the local community and also to help the people of Nepal, especially young generation and students, achieve quality education who can play constructive roles in holistic socio-economic development of the nation in days ahead. Additionally, nine ambulances and three buses have also been gifted by the Government of India to the district.