India grants Rs 48.21 million to Nepal

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Kathmandu, Mar 13 (UNI) India has granted Rs 48.21 million under the Indo-Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme, for the campus building in Surkhet and Dailekh District in mid-western Nepal.

On behalf of Ambassador of India, Counsellor, Economic Cooperation of Embassy of India Pranay Verma inaugurated the new classroom and library blocks of Surkhet Campus at Birendranagar in Surkhet and laid foundation stone for the new building of Narayan Campus at Rampur in District Dailekh, Indian embassy said in a press release issued here today.

At separate public functions held on March 11 and 12, Mr Verma reiterated India's commitment to extend all possible assistance to Nepal in its determination for peace and development.

He said that Nepalese people and their leaders at present were directed towards holding the CA elections in free and fair manner.

''To enable the people of Nepal to decide their own destiny, the task of developing and providing a better life for the people of Nepal must go side by side, and in this endeavor, India will walk with Nepal at every step'', he said.

Of the total grant, Surkhet Campus has been disbursed Rs 29.11 million and Rs 19.10 million has been allocated for Narayan Campus at Rampur in Dailekh District, the press statement of the Embassy said.


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