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MoUs for three projects to be implemented under GoI grant assistance in Nepal

Posted on: February 01, 2024


Embassy of India

Kathmandu

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MoUs for three projects (each one in Education, Health and Culture Sector) to be implemented under GoI’s  grant assistance in Nepal

          The Embassy of India, Kathmandu and Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, Government of Nepal today signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for undertaking three High Impact Community Development Projects (HICDPs) in Nepal under the grant assistance of Government of India – each one in education, health and culture sector, at a total estimated cost of NRs. 122.52 million.


2.       These three projects, namely:- construction of school and hostel buildings for Shree Dang-Bang Secondary School in Airawati Rural Municipality in  Pyuthan District; construction of Khamlalung Health Post Building, Aathrai Rural Municipality in Terhathum District and construction and infrastructure development works in Chandan Bharateshwor Mahadev Temple in Chandragiri Municipality, Kathmandu in Nepal shall be implemented through local authorities of Airawati Rural Municipality, Aathrai Rural Municipality and Chandragiri Municipality, respectively.  

3.       The construction of these projects will provide better education facilities, health care facilities and further enhance culture linkages between the two countries.

4.      Since 2003, India has taken up over 550 High Impact Development Projects (HICDPs) in Nepal and has completed 488 projects in the areas of health, education, drinking water, connectivity, sanitation and creation of other public utilities across all 7 provinces of Nepal at the grassroots level. The remaining 62 projects are ongoing and at various stages of implementation. The total cost of all the projects are around NPR. 1220 Cr (INR. 762 Cr.). The projects are implemented through local authorities of Nepal Government.

 5.    As close neighbours, India and Nepal share wide-ranging and multi-sectoral cooperation. The implementation of HICDPs reflects the continued support of the Government of India in bolstering the efforts of the Government of Nepal in uplifting the lives of its people, augmenting infrastructure in the field of priority sectors including in the education, health and culture sectors in Nepal. 

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Kathmandu, Nepal, 1st February 2024



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