KATHMANDU — The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) signed an agreement with 36,287 households of 10 districts hit by the 2015 earthquake to distribute them the relief amounts announced by the government.
“Every family who signed the agreement to receive the reliefs will be provided with the first installment of Rs 50,000 of the total Rs 200,000 to reconstruct damaged house, after reaching an agreement with a bank for transaction,” said NRA spokesperson Ram Prasad Thapaliya.
Those who signed the agreement are 10,733 from Okhaldhunga, 13,079 from Ramechhap, 2,300 from Gorkha, 599 from Dhading, 280 from Nuwakot, 208 from Rasuwa, 1,927 from Sindhupalchok, 900 from Kavrepalanchok, 5,161 from Dolakha and 1,100 from Sindhuli, he said.
Finance Committee meeting deferred until 1 pm today
KATHMANDU— The meeting of the Finance Committee under the House of Representatives that was scheduled at 9 am today has been postponed until 1 pm.
The meeting was put off for lack of a quorum, said Chairperson of committee Krishna Prasad Dahal. Until 9:30 am, only nine members of the 25-member committee were present in the meeting.
Issues relating to capital expenditures and non-budgetary release of fund were scheduled for discussion in the meeting.Follow @gorkhapost