KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved the 261 project proposals submitted by various organizations for the construction of the earthquake-damaged school buildings, health posts and other facilities.
NRA stated on Saturday that these proposals have been approved as per the Guidelines on Mobilizing NGOs, 2072.
Among the approved project proposals, 234 are on the construction of school buildings. The total amount proposed for this is one billion 726 million 736 thousand 610 rupees.
Similarly, of all the proposals, 27 are related to construction of health posts and buildings and the proposed amount for this is Rs 393 million 281 thousand 326.
With the approval by NRA, tripartite agreements would be signed among the organizations concerned, the line ministries and the NRA, the NRA spokesman Ram Prasad Thapaliya said.
4 held with illegal pharmaceutical drugs
SUNSARI — Police have arrested four people in possession of illegal pharmaceutical drugs at Dharan on Sunday.
Albert Gurung and Anish Tamang of Munal Chowk in Dharan-10, Nawaraj Gurung of Dharan-15 and Arun Chaudhary of Khanar in Itahari-11 were arrested on charge of smuggling and selling the illegal pharmaceutical drugs, according to the police.
The police arrested the accused during a routine check at Dharan-based Tinkune checkpost. The police have also recovered 630 ampules of nitrazepam, 140 ampules of nitrasone and seven bottles of dilex from the detainees.
The arrestees have been kept under the police custody for further investigation.Follow @gorkhapost