Educational news in Nepal
Earthquake-Damaged School Buildings in Dolakha, Nepal Face Delay in Reconstruction
Eight years after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, many school buildings in Dolakha remained unreconstructed. However, with the support of various governments, organizations, and committees, reconstruction work is now underway to provide safe and secure learning environments for students.
Indian Government Starts Reconstruction of 10 Schools
The Indian government has started the reconstruction work of ten schools in Dolakha, Nepal, in its effort to provide safe and secure learning environments for students affected by the devastating earthquake. The reconstruction project, which includes Bhim Secondary School Dolakha, Kali Dhunga Secondary School Mirge, and Gupteshwor Secondary School Malu, has a total investment of INR 74 crore 81 lakh 65 thousand rupees
China invests billions to reconstruct schools affected by the Nepal earthquake
The Chinese government has invested two billion 170 million rupees in the reconstruction of earthquake-affected Kalinag Secondary School Singti and Sarva Secondary School Jilu. Jiri Secondary School, one of the earthquake-affected schools in Nepal, is now undergoing reconstruction through the Ministry of Education and Science and Technology. This initiative is part of a bilateral agreement between the governments of Nepal and China to rebuild and provide safe and secure learning environments for students in the country.
Asian development bank and NGO
The Asian Development Bank is joining efforts with non-governmental organizations to contribute to the reconstruction of earthquake-damaged schools in Nepal. The bank is constructing eleven school buildings, including Pashupati Kanya Secondary School Charikot, Janjyoti Secondary School Leptung, and Devi Secondary School Boch.
In addition, non-governmental organizations have completed the reconstruction of 132 school buildings with an investment of 963.9 million rupees. Out of the 649 school buildings in the earthquake-damaged districts, 600 have already been completed, and 23 are currently under construction.
The joint efforts of these organizations aim to provide a positive impact on the students and communities, promoting access to quality education in safe and secure learning environments. The reconstruction of the earthquake-damaged schools is a crucial step in the country’s recovery process, ensuring that students can learn in conducive environments.