The Timber Corporation of Nepal (TCN) has distributed 90,000 cubic feet timber for house reconstruction in the Kathmandu valley. TCN general manager Raju Laudari said the corporation supplied this quantity of timber for the reconstruction of 2,450 houses in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
The Economic Affairs and Planning Ministry of Karnali State has concluded a seminar on pre-budget discussion and collection of suggestions regarding the first periodic plan in the State.
State 2 chief minister Lal Babu Raut laid a foundation stone of an old-age home going to be constructed at Nagawa of Birgunj amidst a programme today. The state government is investing five million rupees in the two-storey facility meant for the service of senior citizens.
Deputy Prime Minister Ishwor Pokharel has said that the Nepal Army should complete construction of the houses to the people affected with powerful storm in Bara and Parsa districts without making any delay. The Federal government has given the responsibility to Nepal Army for the construction of houses there.
With the beginning of the Nepali New Year 2076 BS, progress in some big development projects has came as illustration that such projects gain a momentum setting multiple examples, if responsible bodies such as government agencies and construction companies fulfilled their assigned duties honestly.
The sluggish construction of the mid-Bhotekoshi hydropower project has drawn the attention of the people's representatives, who have started putting pressure for its completion within the extended deadline.The project has extended two year's time for its completion following its failure to meet the first completion target of 2017.
Technicians deployed for the post-quake reconstruction being up in arms has affected reconstruction work. Administrative work of all 11 local levels in the district has halted. As a result, recommendation for the release of tranches of housing grant and survey of building new houses among others have stopped due to the strike by the technician staff, said the locals.
Four thousand one hundred and ninety school structures out of the total schools that were damaged by the Gorkha Earthquake of April, 2015 have been rebuilt so far. Of the schools reconstructed, 3368 were rebuilt through the school management committees (SMCs), 64 through the contractors 758 through the non-governmental organizations.
Constructions and renovations of sports ground are taking place in all nine districts of Sudurpaschim Province. The construction of sports ground is taking place in different 32 places of the Sudurpaschim province. In this connection, provincial Ministry of Social Development shared that it has allocated Rs 64 million in the current fiscal year for the construction of sports ground.
The reconstruction of the historical Gorkha palace, damaged in the 2015 earthquake, continues to be delayed. Some 15 months since the reconstruction work began, only the foundation work has been completed. The Department of Archaeology had signed a contract with the Pachali-Shiva JV constructions in November 2017.
Baitadi folks have handed over a memo to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, drawing the government's attention to build a bridge at Jhulaghat that is long overdue. A committee that was formed few days ago comprising locals to pile pressure on bodies concerned to build the bridge. The first survey of the bridge was conducted in 2055 BS.
The Government of India has proposed for the construction of Lower Arun Hydropower Project bearing the capacity of 400 MWs. In a meeting with Minister for Energy, Water Resource and Irrigation Barshaman Pun at New Delhi on Monday, Indian Minister of State for Power Raj Kumar Singh put forth a proposal
Despite nearly one year delay in starting the blacktop works of the Dipayal Airport, the task has grasped rapid speed lately. The construction company, Sapana JV Construction Company, said that the development of the runway is in the final stage. According to the company, development of drainage and the task of fencing
The Kasthamandap Reconstruction Committee has stated that the reconstruction process of Kasthamandap was moving ahead in a very satisfactory pace. According to the Committee, so far 12 per cent of the reconstruction of this wooden structure has been completed. The works relating to the construction of first floor would be completed by
Construction of the 43 kilometers Bogatan road that will link Dipayal has yet to be completed 33 years after the foundation stone was laid for the project. Of the total 108 kilometers for which the foundation stone was laid, 43 kilometers track is yet to be opened, said Roj Bahadur Kalel of Badikedar Rural Municipality.
Half of the construction of the service track along the eight-lane Koteshwor-Kalanki road has completed. The eight-lane road was constructed by the Chinese government while the construction of the two-lane outside lane is undertaken by the government itself. A Chinese Shanghai Construction Group was awarded the contract to build the eight-lane road
The reconstruction of community schools damaged by Gorkha Earthquake in Karvepalanchowk district will likely take another year. Of the total 487 community schools sustaining damages by the 7.6 magnitude earthquake in the district, 28 have been rebuilt in assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), according to the District Education Coordination Unit, Dhulikhel.
The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) and the local levels of Nuwakot district have signed a 15-point memorandum of understanding, facilitating in and delegating authority for the reconstruction of structures damaged by the Gorkha Earthquake. The MoU was signed during a two-day meeting of the District Coordination Committee (DCC) on the theme post-earthquake reconstruction.
Two hundred forty-eight quake-damaged government buildings have been reconstructed so far. The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the government body responsible for the post-quake rebuilding, stated that 415 buildings housing government offices which were damaged by the April 25, 2015 Gorkha Earthquake have to be rebuilt.
Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the reconstructed Dharahara would depict history and modernization. Addressing the foundation-laying ceremony for the reconstruction of the Dharahara organsied by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) here today, Prime Minister Oli said that the government was active for the speedy development construction, saying laying of the foundation stone of Dharahara