Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of India Namgya C Khampa today handed over consignments of flood and landslide relief materials worth Rs eight crore to the member of Parliament and President of the Nepal-India Women Friendship Society Chanda Chaudhary and President of Pragyik Vidyarthi Parishad Narayan Dhakal.

The relief materials include tents, plastic sheets, sleeping mats and medicines for flood and landslide-affected families in 15 districts of Nepal.

In view of the recent destruction and loss of lives caused by the floods and landslides, the entire consignment will be distributed through NIWFS and PVP, in coordination with the local governments in the affected districts of Parsa, Bara, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Siraha, Saptari, Rupandehi, Gorkha, Manang, Sindhupalchowk, Rasuwa, Dolakha and Dhading.

According to the Embassy of India, this gift is part of the Government of India's periodic humanitarian assistance and flood and landslide relief material support to Nepal.

A version of this article appears in the print on August 28 2021, of The Himalayan Times.