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India commits NRs 10 million for construction of a new building of Shree Bal Govinda Janta Higher Secondary School in Pipariya VDC of Sarlahi district.

December 27, 2016

 

On December 26, 2016, Shri Gyanveer Singh, Second Secretary in the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Shri Jagannath Pant, LDO, Sarlahi and Shri Badri Narayan Mishra, Principal, Shree Bal Govinda Janta Higher Secondary School signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) for construction of the school building for Shree Bal Govinda Janta Higher Secondary School, Pipariya -7, Sarlahi with the total financial assistance of NRs. 10 million by the Govt. of India under its Small Development Programme Scheme as part of India–Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme.

 

2.    Shree Bal Govinda Janta Higher Secondary School was established as primary school. It was upgraded  to the level of Secondary School in 1996.   At present, there are approx 1000 students in the school who would be benefitted with the construction of the new building. The new infrastructure will motivate the students receiving education in the school and contribute to the development of education facilities in the district.

 

3.      According to the MoU, the District Development Committee would prepare a work schedule, invite tenders for the construction of the project in 15 months and get the project completed in time. The School Management Committee comprising School Principal, District Engineer and District Education Officer would monitor the project and regularly submit the progress report to the Embassy of India, Kathmandu which shall release the funds accordingly. Hitherto, 07 other projects have been completed and 12 other projects in Sarlahi District are under implementation with the Government of India’s financial assistance worth NRs 500 million. Additionally, the Government of India has, in the past, provided 27 ambulances and 01 bus, recognizing the need of the people of  the district.

 

 

 

 

4.      Under India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme, the Government of India has been providing financial assistance for 547 large and small development projects completed or being implemented in almost all the districts of Nepal.  These development projects, mainly in the sectors of education, health and infrastructure development, have been undertaken in response to local needs and in partnership with the Government of Nepal.

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