MELAMCHI: Teachers of Melamchi municipality have donated their three-day salary to the flood and landslide relief and recovery fund set up by the municipality.
Chairperson of Nepal Teachers’ Federation Melamchi Municipality Committee, Shiva Prasad Dhungana informed that the teachers’ three-day salary amounting to Rs 1,136,839 was deposited to the fund.
The recent floods and landslides in Melamchi and Indrawati Rivers had inflicted big loss of lives and properties in Helambu, Melamchi and Panchpokhari.
The floods had buried hundreds of houses and also caused human loss. The natural hazards had also triggered damage to Terse secondary school located at Melamchi-6.
Dhungana said they have contributed to the municipality-instituted fund realizing their duty to support to the survivors and the municipality in the troubled times.
Likewise, Hutaraj Ardhachandra Janahitkari Sanstha deposited Rs 100,000 to the fund, informed its secretary Sudarshan Pandey.