KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has approved the initial planning of four integrated settlements.
A meeting of the NRA executive committee led by its Chief Executive Officer Sushil Gyewali on Sunday approved the preliminary plan for the development of four integrated settlements.
The decision has paved the way for the Central Level Project Implementation Units and District Level Project Implementation Units of the authority to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the plan.
The meeting, chaired by NRA CEO Gyewali, approved to develop integrated settlements at Sankarapur Municipality-7 in Kathmandu district, Phuyal Village in Okhaldhunga district and Shanga Chwokgadhi and Melamchi Municipality in Sindhupalchok district.
As per the proposal, there would be 12 houses at Phuyal Village, 56 in Sangha Chowkgadhi, 135 in Melamchi and 16 in Sankarapur.
The reconstruction body has so far identified 125 settlements in the quake-affected districts and it has a plan of developing around 50 integrated settlements to house the earthquake survivors.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost