The cornerstone for the construction of a new school building in Butwal, Nepal, which is being built with assistance from India, was laid on Wednesday. The new school building at Butwal-11, Naharpur, will be constructed at an estimated cost of 44.17 million Nepalese rupees (NRs) under the High Impact Community Development Project (HICDP) under the India Development Partnership -Nepal, the Indian Embassy said in a statement.
The foundation stone was laid by Karun Bansal, Head of the Partnership for Development and Reconstruction Wing of the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu and Shiv Raj Subedi, Mayor of Butwal Nagarpalika, for the construction of a new building school at Shree Naharpur Secondary School in Rupandehi. The Shree Naharpur Secondary School is a former school in this district established in 1971. Once completed, the school will move to its new premises. Currently, 1,127 students are enrolled in the school, of which about 50% are girls.
“Since 2003, India has carried out 454 projects in the fields of health, education, drinking water, connectivity, sanitation and the creation of other public services in the 7 provinces. of Nepal under the HICDPs at the local level. Of this total, 60 are in province -5, of which ten projects have been completed in Rupandehi district and 9 projects at various stages of completion in province 5, of which 2 are in the province. Rupandehi district, “the statement read. The embassy said India and Nepal benefit from a multi-faceted and multi-sectoral development partnership that reflects the closeness of the peoples of the two countries.
“The laying of the foundation stone today reflects the continued commitment of the Indian government to complement the efforts of the Nepalese government to create infrastructure in priority areas,” the embassy added. (ANI)
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