India Provides financial assistance of NRs 21.41 million for construction of Library building inside premises of Saraswati MadhyamikVidyalaya, Jair in Humla District.
Baldev Joshi, Local Development Officer, Humla and Pranav Ganesh, first Secretary in the Embassy of India signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) for construction of Library Building, Jairin Humla District at an estimated cost of NRs 21.41 million.
The project would be funded by Government of India under its Small Development Program Scheme as part of India–Nepal Economic Cooperation Program On June 16, 2016.
Humla is one of the remotest districts of Nepal and people, therein, are from marginalised section of the society and face problem of illiteracy. Women Alliance Development (WAD), a social organization, has taken an initiative to construct a library building inside the premises of Shree SaraswatiMadhyamikVidyalaya, Jair in Humla District with Government of India’s grant assistance. The new infrastructure would provide the district with a much needed Library, creating an improved environment for learning and contribute to development of education in the area.
“This is Government of India’s first project in this remote district and in due course, more such projects would be initiated to fulfill development needs of the people of Humla. Government of India remains committed to help and support Government of Nepal in its endeavours towards socio-economic developments in the country,” said a press release issued by Indian Embassy.
Apart from this project, Government of India has also extended financial assistance of approx. NRs 500 million towards renovation, restoration, upgradation of various sites of religious, educational, cultural and historical importance in Nepal in financial year 2015-2016.