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India lays the foundation stone to build high-impact community development projects in Nepal
Photo Courtesy: Indian Embassy Kathmandu website

India lays the foundation stone to build high-impact community development projects in Nepal

| @indiablooms | 13 Mar 2024, 05:36 pm

India recently laid the foundation stone for the construction of high-impact community development projects in Nepal's Doti region of Nepal.

"Foundation stone was laid today by Mr. Bhairav Bahadur Saud, Chairman, Badikedar Rural Municipality, Doti and  Shri Prashant Kumar Sona, Second Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu for the construction of  Shree Kedar Jyotipunja Multiple Campus School Building at Badikedar Rural Municipality, Doti District, Nepal, being built with Government of India’s financial assistance at the tendered cost of NRs.28.90 million under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation’. Political representatives, government officials, social workers, representative of the Campus management,  lecturers, parents and students  were also present on this occasion," read a statement issued by the Indian Embassy in Nepal.

The Government of India grant under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation’, will be utilized for the construction of double storied campus building with other facilities for this campus.

The project is taking up as a High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP), under an Agreement between Government of India and Government of Nepal and being implemented through Badikedar Rural Municipality, Doti.

"The project is an important example of the very robust development partnership between India and Nepal," read the statement.

Chairman, Badikedar Rural Municipality, in his remarks, appreciated the continue developmental support of the Government of India in upliftment of the people of Nepal in its priority sectors.

Once the construction of this campus building completed, this new infrastructure will help to provide better education facilities for the students of Shree Kedar Jyotipunja Multiple Campus and would create an improved environment for learning and contribute to the development of the education in this area. 

Since 2003, Government of India has taken up over 550 HICDPs in Nepal in various sectors and has completed 488 projects.

Amongst these, 40 Projects are in Sudurpashcum Province in various sectors, which includes 4 projects in Doti. In addition to these, Government of India has gifted 974 ambulances and 234 school buses to various hospitals, health posts and educational institutions in Nepal on the occasion of Independence Day and Republic Day of India. Amongst these, 60 Ambulances and 20 School Buses have been gifted in Sudurpashcum Province, which includes 8 ambulances and 2 school buses provided in Doti District.

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