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Inauguration of School Building of Shree Bishnudevi Secondary School at Chandragiri, Kathmandu, Nepal built under Government of India’s grant assistance in Education Sector Reconstruction

Posted on: August 16, 2023


Inauguration of School Building of Shree Bishnudevi Secondary School at Chandragiri, Kathmandu, Nepal built under Government of India’s grant assistance in Education Sector Reconstruction


1. On the occasion of 77th Independence Day of India, the new school building of Shree Bishnudevi Secondary School at Chandragiri, Kathmandu, Nepal was jointly inaugurated today by Mr. Karun Bansal, First Secretary, Embassy of India, Kathmandu; Mr. Ghanshyam Luitel, Ward Chairperson, Chandragiri Municipality; Mr. Indra Bahadur Subedi, Chairperson, School Management Commitee and Mr. Dilliram Luitel, Project Director, Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU), Ministry of Education, Science & Technology. Representatives from Chandragiri Municipality, various Ministries and departments of Government of Nepal, Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) Roorkee etc were present on the occasion.


2. The school building has been reconstructed at the cost of NRs. 69 million as per earthquake-resilient reconstruction norms of Government of Nepal. The newly handed over infrastructure includes two blocks having 13 classrooms, administrative rooms, library, multipurpose hall, practical/lab rooms etc. The new seismic resistant infrastructure has children, gender and disable friendly features which will benefit more than 500 students and provide conducive teaching-learning environment. 


3. This school is part of 71 educational institutions being built across eight districts of Nepal under Government of India’s post-earthquake reconstruction grant of US $ 50 million. Out of these 71 educational facilities, construction of 65 schools have been completed and remaining 6 are about to complete shortly.


4. These projects are reflection of India’s development partnership with Nepal and complements the efforts of Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.


Kathmandu, Nepal
15th August 2023

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