Phalebas (Parbat), Feb 8: In a bid to support the livelihood of the economically deprived families, a total of Rs 10 million has been distributed in grant in Parbat district. The amount was doled out to altogether 660 households of 39 community forests in the district.
It is said that Rs 15,000 was given to each household with support from the Li-Bird and INPRED-Nepal under the Multi Stakeholder Forestry Programme (MSFP).
Programme Officer of INPRED-Nepal Khum Prasad Subedi said that the amount was distributed under the five-year-long livelihood upliftment programme to the users’ groups and economically deprived households.
He said that amount has been invested in goat rearing, beekeeping, vegetable nursery, pig rearing and poultry farming.
The amount was given to the users in Kushma, Kurgha, Bhoksing, Khaula, Karkineta, Tilahar, Taklak, Hosrangdi, Lunkhudeurali, Pakhapani and other areas.