DCM of Indian Embassy inaugurates school building in Kathmandu

Kathmandu, September 28

Ajay Kumar, deputy chief of Mission, Embassy of India, inaugurated the school building of Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School located in Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14.

The new school building constructed with the Government of India’s grant assistance of Rs 38.60 million is a three-storey building comprising 20 classrooms, separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls on each floor, underground water tank, septic tank and furniture. The project was implemented by District Coordination Committee, Kathmandu.

Chairman of District Coordination Committee,  Shiva Sundar Raj Vaidya, Chairman of the ward Shova Sapkota and District Coordination Officer Pitamber Adhikari, along with political and community leaders also participated in the inaugural ceremony.

Kuleshwor Awas Secondary School, established in 1989 by Kuleshwor Awas Pariwar Kalyan Sanstha, is run with community support. At present, over 800 students are enrolled in the school out of which over 50 per cent are girls.  Most of the students come from marginalised communities.

Embassy of India issued a press release saying the newly built infrastructure was expected to boost the learning environment of students.