India provides Rs 72.36 mln for education, health projects in Nepal

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Kathmandu, Dec 29 (UNI) India has provided a financial assistance of Rs 72.36 million for education, health and community development projects in Nepal.

An agreement to this effect was signed at the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu recently.

Out of the total outlay, Rs 28.09 million would be invested for the construction of school building and provision of furniture for Shree Chandra Secondary School, Siraha in eastern Terai.

As many as Rs 27.39 million have been allotted for the construction of women empowerment training centre building, boys' and girls' hostel, school building, lab and library building for Shree Machchhindra Higher Secondary School, Kerabari in Morang, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala's home district and; Rs 16.88 million have been allotted for the construction of school building of Shree Sukhdev Secondary School, Suga in Mahottari.

The projects will be implemented by the concerned district development committees, while separate oversight committees consisting of representatives from respective beneficiary organisations, district education officials and district development committees will oversee the projects for their effective and timely implementation, the Embassy press statement said.

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