KATHMANDU, DECEMBER 5
In the first four months of the current fiscal year, reconstruction of a total of 46,870 private houses has been completed.
According to the Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA), during the fourmonth period, reconstruction of 27 schools and 12 heritage sites were also completed.
Among others, the construction of Dharahara has been completed till 19th storey and is still going on NRA has further committed to complete the remaining reconstruction works within the set timeframe. As per NRA, 6,600 service-seekers have withdrawn their second instalment of grant amount in the last four months. Similarly, during the same period, 685 reinforcement service-seekers signed an agreement with NRA, of which, 450 took their first instalment worth Rs 50,000.
Meanwhile, 110 more service-seekers were added during the review period, while a total of 1,350 service-seekers signed the grant agreement.
During this period, a total of Rs 7.84 billion was spent for the reconstruction activities.
Sushil Gyewali, chief executive officer of NRA, said that the remaining works will be completed within next seven-and-a-half months. “We will complete the reconstruction works within the given timeframe