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Nepal Government and the Indian Embassy Signs MoUs for Projects in Education, Health Care, and Drinking Water

The Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration of the Nepal Government and the Embassy of India have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake a few projects in Nepal with the grant assistance of the Indian Government, one each in the healthcare, education, and drinking water sectors.

The three sectors include the construction of the Shree Janata Belaka Secondary School Building in the Udayapur District, the construction of the Lisnekhola Tikasung Dangchet Jharlang water supply project in the Dhading district, and the construction of the Ngonga Thenchowk Chholing meditation center in the Solukhumbu district. They shall be implemented at a cost of NRs. 101.79 million.

The Embassy of India in Kathmandu noted in the press release that the construction of these projects will deliver better healthcare, education, and fresh drinking water facilities for the citizens of Nepal. It also stressed how India and Nepal share multi-sectoral and wide-ranging cooperation. The Embassy of India in Nepal has stated that the implementation of these projects reflects the support of the Indian government in strengthening the efforts of the government of Nepal in uplifting the lives of its citizens.

The Embassy of India in Nepal has said in a statement that “the construction of the above projects will provide better education facilities, better health care facilities, and safe drinking water facilities for the local community and improve the quality of life for people in Nepal.” The Embassy of India in Nepal has further added that India has been in Nepal since 2003 and has already taken on more than 532 high-impact development projects (HICDPs), of which 476 have already been completed in various sectors, including connectivity, sanitation, education, health, drinking water, and the development of other public utilities in seven provinces of Nepal.

The Indian Embassy in Nepal has tweeted, “Today, @IndiaInNepal & @mofaganepal signed an MoU for 3 HICDP projects in Nepal under GoI grant in Edu, Health & Drinking Water Sectors in Udayapur, Solukhumbu & Dhading respectively, at a total estimated cost of NRs. 101.79 million.”