India provides 1.54 billion to Nepal as post-earthquake assistance

Kathmandu: India(In) has given 1.54 billion Nepalese Rupees (INR nearly 96 crores) to Nepal in the context of its dedication towards support & rehabilitation after the 2015 quake that saw the demise of over 9,000 citizens within the nation, the Indian Embassy stated here on Thu..

The fiscal help has been given as housing & educational institution industry support & would furthermore support within the renovation of edu institutions & homes for the citizens affected within the normal disaster.

“The Govt of India(In) has given 1.54 billion Nepali Rupees to Nepal furthermore fulfilling its dedication towards post-earthquake reconstruction support,” the Indian Embassy stated in an announcement.

Namgyal Khampa, the Deputy Chief of Mission in the Indian Embassy, handed over the cheque amounting to Nepali Rupees 1.54 billion to Sishir Kumar Dhungana, Secretary, Nepal’s Ministry of Finance.

India(In) has expressed dedication to support rebuild 50,000 private homes in Gorkha & Nuwakot dists, that are destroyed because of the 2015 nice quake. Of the 92 percent building works have already being finished, the announcement stated.

“India(In) remains dedicated to pursuing supporting the citizens & Govt of Nepal in their own post-earthquake recovery measures,” it stated.

Previously, India(In) also partnered with the U.N Development (devt) Program & U.N Workplace for Project Solutions for offering socio-technical facilitation to the home proprietors to make sure that they rebuild their own houses according to Nepal govt’s earthquake-resilient rules.

Central Nepal’s Gorkha dist. has been the epicentre of the devastating quake that struck the Himalayan country in Apr 2015, claiming over 9,000 lives & damaging 800,000 homes.

Nepalese authorities have welcomed the sustained & generous humanitarian help extended by India(In) for the post-earthquake reconstruction, the announcement stated.

India(In) & Nepal in Feb 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for USD 100-million grant to help the reconstruction of 50,000 private homes within the 2 dists of the Himalayan country.