As part of the Indian government’s financial assistance, a new school building, Shree Faud Singh Janta Secondary School in Sarlahi district, Nepal, was inaugurated on Saturday, the embassy said in a press release. The project is a testament to the multi-faceted, strong and robust development partnership between India and Nepal in various sectors.
“Inauguration ceremony of a two-storey building of Shree Faud Singh Janta Secondary School, Lalbandi-17 Township, Ranigunj, Sarlahi District, Nepal, constructed with a grant from the Government of India,” the statement read. Madhesh Pradesh Minister of Social Development Nawal Kishor Sah Sudi and Indian Consulate General in Nepal Nitesh Kumar jointly inaugurated the two-storey building.
The building was constructed through a grant from the Government of India in the education sector. The event was attended by local representatives, officials, residents of Ranigunj and other stakeholders. The project, built at the cost of NRs. 7.83 million, is one of the 75 projects inaugurated this year in Nepal as part of “India@75 Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” which celebrates 75 years of Indian independence. The new school building would create a better learning environment in the rural area and contribute to the development of education in Sarlahi district.
The grant from the Indian government, under the “Nepal-Bharat Development Cooperation”, was used for the construction of a two-storey school building, comprising fifteen classrooms, two staircases and sanitary facilities. Since 2003, India has undertaken more than 527 High Impact Community Development (HIDP) projects in Nepal and completed 471 projects in health, education, clean water, connectivity, sanitation and the establishment of other public services in the seven provinces of Nepal. at the grassroots level.
Of these, twenty projects are in Sarlahi district. In addition to these, the Indian government has also donated thirty-one ambulances to various health posts/NGOs, as well as a school bus which has been donated to Sarlahi district. As close neighbours, India and Nepal share wide-ranging and multi-sectoral cooperation. The implementation of this project reflects India’s continued commitment to continue collaborating with the Government of Nepal in its socio-economic development and to increase its physical infrastructure, especially in the education sector. (ANI)
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