May 27, 2024, Monday
Nepal 1:37:26 pm

Foundation stone of school building laid under Indian grant assistance

The Nepal Weekly
May 14, 2024

Foundation stone was laid on Friday jointly by.Gauri Singh Rawal, Mayor, Patan Municipality and Avinash Kumar Singh, First Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu for the construction of Shree Bhumeshwor Secondary School Building at Patan Municipality-4, Baitadi District, Western Nepal. The school building is being built with Government of India’s grant assistance of NRs.31.05 million under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation,’ according to an Indian Embassy press release.

The Government of India grant under ‘Nepal-India Development Cooperation’ is being utilized for the construction of double storied school building Block-A and Block-C. The project is taken up as a High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP), under an Agreement between Government of India and Government of Nepal. This project is being implemented through Patan Municipality, Baitadi. The project is an important example of the robust development partnership between India and Nepal.

Mayor, Patan Municipality in his remarks appreciated the continued developmental support of the Government of India in upliftment of the people of Nepal in priority sectors, according to the press release.

The new school buildings would be provide better education facilities to students of Shree Bhumeshwor Secondary School in Patan Municipality, Baitadi and would create an improved environment for learning as well as contribute to the development of the education in this area.

Since 2003, Government of India has taken up over 551 HICDPs in Nepal in various sectors and has completed 490 projects. Amongst these, 40 projects are in Sudurpashchim Province in various sectors, including 2 projects in Baitadi.