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India hands over Rs 1.6 billion to Nepal for post-quake reconstruction


KATHMANDU: Indian Ambassador for Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri handed over a cheque of Rs 1.6 billion to Secretary at the Ministry of Finance Dr Rajan Khanal amid a programme here today.
The amount has been released for the reimbursement of first and second installment of housing support to as many as 50,000 beneficiaries in Nuwakot and Gorkha districts.
The government of India had pledged to support Nepal for post-quake reconstruction following the Gorkha Earthquake on April 25, 2015. The government of India has already provided Rs 4.5 billion to Nepal so far for the same, according to the Indian Embassy in Nepal.
The government of India had partnered with the UNDP and United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for providing socio-technical facilitation to housing beneficiaries in these two districts to help them rebuild their homes that comply with the government of Nepal’s building code.
During the event, the government of Nepal articulated its appreciation to India for its sustained and generous humanitarian support to Nepal for the reconstruction of the quake-damaged houses.
Indian envoy to Nepal Puri reaffirmed the commitment of India to the completion of post-quake earthquake reconstruction projects in Nepal.
Present at the programme was Minister for Finance Dr Yuwaraj Khatiwada and authorities of the concerned agencies.

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