Monday, January 31, 2011

Rs 35 million Indian aid for campus

The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu today singed a Memorandum of Understanding with District Development Committee and Shree Bhimodaya Multiple Campus, Aruchanaute VDC of Gorkha district for providing India grant assistance of Rs 3.54 crores for the construction of campus building and provision of furniture under the Nepal-India Economic Cooperation Programme.

According to the embassy, this is the sixth development project in Gorkha being undertaken with the assistance of Indian government under small development projects.

Shree Bhimodaya Multiple Campus is providing bachelor-level education to over 1,200 students, about half of whom are girls.

With the number of students increasing every year, the campus is facing difficulties in accommodating the students.

The new infrastructure being created with the assistance of India will provide well-equipped infrastructure to the students and enable the campus to meet the requirements of increasing number of students, the embassy said in a statement.

The project will be implemented by DDC, Gorkha and it will be responsible for quality and timely completion the project.

An oversight committee has been constituted to ensure community participation in overseeing the projects for their effective and timely implementation.