Indian ambassador of Ranjit Rae inaugurated projects constructed with Indian financial assistance in different parts of Mustang district.
The Ambassador also inspected the under-construction projects and discussed ways to complete these projects in a timely fashion with the district officials, contractors and the local stakeholders.
The Ambassador reached Jomsom on the morning of September 23, 2016, and inaugurated 3 Indian grant projects at Tukuche, Kagbeni and Jharkot. The newly constructed two storied building for Shree Yogendra Higher Secondary School at Tukuche has been constructed with the Government of India’s grant assistance worth NRs 44.39 million.
Ambassador inaugurated the River Training Work on Kali Gandaki River at Kagbeni, with Indian grant assistance of NRs 30.72 million. As we know, that during the rainy season inundation of land threatened the residents of its catchment area and the historical Buddhist Monastery ‘Kag chode thupten Samphel Ling located at the River bank. Completion of the river protection work will minimize the threat to the monastery and the residents from inundation.
According to a press release issued by Ruby Jaspreet Sharma SS (PIC) & Secretary, BPKF Embassy of India, ambassador Rae also inaugurated the newly renovated Community Hall at Jharkot, Muktinath. The refurbishment work of the community hall has been completed with the Government of India’s grant assistance to the tune of NRs 5.28 Lakh under its Small Development Project scheme. The renovated hall will benefit over 17,000 locals and pilgrims visiting the Muktinath temple.
He also inaugurated the Purangaun drinking water supply project at Muktinath. Completion of this project would ensure supply of safe drinking water to two VDCs Ranipawa and Purangaon. The project has been completed with financial assistance of NRs 10.30 million. Ambassador will be reaching Lo Manthang, upper Mustang today for more such inaugurations.