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India Builds Science Block for Mahendra Morang Multiple Campus, Biratnagar

Posted on: July 24, 2020 | Back | Print

Today, the new science block building of Mahendra Morang Multiple Campus, Biratnagar was jointly inaugurated by Embassy of India in Kathmandu, District Coordination Committee of Morang and Campus Management Committee through video-conferencing facility. The building has been built with Government of India grant assistance of NR 4.43 cr with DCC Morang as the implementing agency.

 2.         The project was taken up by the Embassy of India, as a High Impact Community Development Project (HICDPs), earlier known as Small Development Project, under India-Nepal bilateral initiation to support and strengthen grass-root infrastructure development projects across Nepal. Projects under this initiative benefit the communities in the project area, particularly in the areas of education, health, connectivity, drinking water and sanitation, vocational training, medical campus, etc. Since 2003, India has completed 422 HICDPs, covering 77 districts of Nepal with a financial grant of over NRs 798.7 cr

 3.         Established in 1955, the Campus is one of the largest affiliated campuses of Tribhuvan University in Province-1. The newly built two storied Science Block Building has 17 classrooms, laboratories, stores and separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls on each floor and will benefit nearly 7000 undergraduate and doctoral students and faculty members of the Campus.

 4.         Of the many who have passed out from the Campus, the most prominent is Rt. Hon’ble Bidya Devi Bhandari, President of Nepal. Many others who studied at the campus have become Dy PM, Ministers and technocrats.

 5.         Expressing his appreciation and satisfaction on the inauguration of the new Campus building, Sh Babu Ram Timilsina, Campus Chief said that his ‘faculty, students and himself are students of the world family and the assistance of Indian people is a reflection of what India and Nepal believe in i.e. Vasudaivakutumbakam’.

 6.         The newly built infrastructure of the Campus is expected to boost learning environment for students. On behalf of people and Government of India, the Embassy is happy to be associated with the project which compliments the effort of Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.

 Kathmandu, Nepal

24 July, 2020