Over 1,000 shelters to be constructed for Dalit families in Siraha, Saptari

SAPTARI: Houses are to be constructed for around 1,500 Dalit families in Siraha and Saptari districts under the People's Housing Programme.

As many as 1,432 shelters are to be constructed within July 15, 2020 of the current fiscal year from the budget allocated by the federal government, the Urban Development and Housing Office, Rajbiraj stated.

Office Chief Krishna Dev Jha said 666 houses would be constructed for people belonging to the Dom and Mushahar communities, who are in need, in Saptari district. Meanwhile, 766 houses will be built in Siraha district.