India to rebuild 56 Higher Secondary Schools in Nepal


June 8, 2020


India to rebuild 56 Higher Secondary Schools in Nepal

Memorandum of Understandings being signed for rebuilding of 56 higher secondary schools in Nepal. (Photo: Indian Embassy)

KATHMANDU: The Embassy of India and the Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) of the Ministry of Education, Nepal signed seven Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for rebuilding 56 higher secondary schools in Nepal.

The schools are located in Gorkha, Nuwakot, Dhading, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchok districts of Nepal.

These schools will be rebuilt as part of the government of India’s post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal with a grant of NRs. 2.95 billion, Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a press statement.

These schools will be re-built as per the government of Nepal’s norms for earthquake-resilient reconstruction.

The school infrastructure will consist of academic blocks, classrooms along with furniture and separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls.

The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee, a premier institute in India in the field earthquake-resilient reconstruction, will be providing technical hand-holding for re-building these schools.

The statement stated that the government of India remains committed to continue collaborating with the government of Nepal and its agencies for the socio-economic development of Nepal, including post-earthquake reconstruction projects in Nepal.