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India provides Rs 13 million for development in Nepal

Written by: Staff

Kathmandu, Mar 26 (UNI) In order to strengthen the Indo-Nepal relationship, Government of India (GoI) has decided to provide a grant assistance of Rs 13 million to the Nepal government for the construction of Tribhuvan Campus building and boundary wall in Tanahun district in western Nepal.

According to a press release issued by the Indian Embassy here today, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Embassy, the District Development Committee, Tanahun and Tribhuvan Campus, Manechowk, Tanahun.

A monitoring committee, consisting of the Chairman, Campus Management Committee, Engineer, DDC/DTO, Tanahun and District Education Officer, Tanahun had been set up in this regard, to oversee the project and supervise construction and ensure proper utilization of the funds.

The project, first in Tanahun district with GoI assistance, would be crucial in addressing the educational need of about 300 students of the campus and also for those who come from far districts of Lamjung, Gorkha and Manang.

These projects reflect India's continued commitment to boost the economic co-operation between the two countries as well as diversifying this cooperation in the area of education, the release stated.

The project is a part of the 135 developmental projects being carried out or considered in 61 districts of Nepal in the areas of education, health and infrastructure at a cost of NRs 1400 crores.

The programmes aims at developing educational infrastructure for overall development and prosperity of Nepal, the release added.


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