Five gov't buildings reconstructed in Sindhupalchok

KATHMANDU: Five government buildings damaged by the 2015 earthquakes have been reconstructed and handed over to the concerned authorities in Sindhupalchok district, on Friday.

Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyawali, federal parliament lawmakers Agni Sapkota and Sher Bahadur Tamang jointly inaugurated the completed buildings.

The reconstructed buildings comprise District Forest Office's annex building, District Treasury Controller Office, Chief District Officer's residence building, Land Revenue Office's annex building, and District Emergency Assistance building.

The buildings were reconstructed with financial support from Government of Nepal and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the cost of Rs 150,000,000, a press statement by NRA reads.

NRA CEO Gyawali, during the programme, said that the rehabilitated government offices will ease the process of service delivery.

According to the District Project Implementation Unit chief, Santosh Niraula, 17 government buildings damaged in the earthquake are scheduled to be rebuilt with the financial support of government and ADB in the district. Out of this, reconstruction of six buildings has already been completed while 10 others are in the process of being rebuilt.