Melamchi, March 20: The quake-affected 46 families of Majhi community in Melamchi Municipality-12, Sindhupalchowk, have been provided with houses built with support from different social organisations including Thai-Nepali Association, Thailand.
Vice-Chairman of the National Planning Commission (NPC), Dr Yubraj Khatiwada, handed over the houses to the families amid a function on Saturday. Each family was given a house, a toilet while water taps and a community building was also constructed for the ‘Integrated Sample Majhi Settlement’.
On the occasion, Dr Khatiwada said that survey of the quake-hit families in Sindhpalchowk district would be completed by mid-April and the amount for the reconstruction of the houses would be doled out by identifying the real quake-victims.
A total of Rs 12 million was spent to construct the houses in the Majhi village, according to vice-chairman of Association Kumar Karki.
Likewise, executive chief of Melamchi Municipality, Purna Prasad Dulal, said that the Integrated Sample Majhi Settlement was the first quake-resistant residential area in the municipality.
Similarly, coordinator of the settlement development committee, Narayan Majhi, expressed his happiness for getting the great relief in the Majhi settlement after getting the houses.