India to rebuild 56 higher secondary schools in Nepal

post-quake reconstruction

KATHMANDU, June 8: The Government of India is rebuilding 56 higher secondary schools in various eight districts of Nepal as part of its post-earthquake reconstruction.

The Embassy of India and the Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) of the Ministry of Education of Nepal signed seven Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) for re-building schools in Gorkha, Nuwakot, Dhading, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchok districts with a grant of NRs. 2.95 billion, according to a press release issued by the Indian Embassy.

These schools will be rebuilt as per Government of Nepal’s norms for earthquake-resilient reconstruction.

The school infrastructure will consist of academic blocks, classrooms along with furniture and separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls.  The Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee, a premier institute in India in the field earthquake-resilient reconstruction, will be providing technical hand-holding for re-building these schools.