School building constructed with Indian assistance being jointly inaugurated in Dhanusha. (Photo: Indian Embassy)
KATHMANDU: A new school building constructed with Indian assistance in Dhanusha district has been jointly inaugurated on Monday.
It was jointly inaugurated by representatives of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Department of Urban Development Building Construction, Federal Project Implementation Unit, Dhanusha, Janakpurdham, School Management Committee, and local representatives.
The new building of Shree Laxminiya Janata Secondary School was built with the Government of India’s financial assistance of NRs. 26.24 Million.
The Government of India grant, under ‘Nepal-Bharat Development Cooperation’, was utilized for the construction of a three-floor school building, including 15 classrooms and sanitation facilities, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu said in a statement.
The project was taken up as a High Impact Community Development Project under an Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Nepal.
India has already completed 428 HICDPs in Nepal, of which 45 are in Province 2, including 10 in Dhanusha District.
A total of 21 Government of India funded projects are under various stages of completion/implementation in Province-2, including 9 in Dhanusha district.
The most recent project MoU was signed on 16th March 2020 for the construction of Baidyanath Devnarayan, Public Higher Secondary School, Tulsiyahi in Dhanusha.
The Government of Nepal has appointed Mukhiyapatti Musarniya Gaunpalika as the Implementing Agency for the project and is it yet to complete the tendering process.
The newly built infrastructure of the School is expected to boost the learning environment for students.
The project is a reflection of India’s development partnership with Nepal and complements the effort of the Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.