Indian financial assistance for campus building in Dhading

Kathmandu, July 14

Ambassador of India to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri today laid the foundation stone for construction of Adarsh Multiple Campus building at Gajuri Bazar, Dhading.

As per a press release issued by Indian Embassy here today, the campus building is being constructed with financial assistance of Rs 41.2 million extended by the Government of India under its small development project scheme in Nepal.

The campus, affiliated to Tribhuvan University, was established in 2006.

It has more than 200 students enrolled in different courses such as Business Studies and Education.

The construction of the new campus building is expected to benefit students of 18 VDCs, especially girls belonging to underprivileged groups like Chepang, Tamang, and other Janjati and Dalit communities, who are enrolled in the campus.

The new infrastructure would provide much needed classroom space and would create an improved environment for learning and contribute to the development of the education facilities in Dhading district.

Apart from this, the Government of India has provided financial assistance of NR 38.3 million for one completed and one ongoing project (construction of Chhapbhanjyang Water Supply Project) in Dhading district.

Additionally, eight ambulances and one bus gifted by the Government of India are providing essential services to the people of the district.

The India-Nepal Economic Cooperation Programme has outlay of over Rs 76 billion with more than 552 large and small development projects completed or being implemented all across Nepal in cooperation with the Government of Nepal.