Kavre, September 24: The Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Sushil Gyewali visited Sanjeevani Model School in Ward no. 7 of Dhulikhel Municipality today.
The school is being reconstructed with loan assistance from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
During the visit, CEO Gyewali discussed the on-going reconstruction with the Chairperson of the School Management Committee, Bed Prasad Shrestha, Deputy Mayor of Dhulikhel Municipality Bimala Sharma, the engineer responsible for technical inspection and the contractor. He requested them to complete the reconstruction in time and also ensure the quality of the construction.
The school being reconstructed at the center of Dhulikhel will have three buildings with 12 rooms each and another building will have boarding facilities for 24 students.
Swachchhanda-Khani JV is constructing the infrastructure of the school under the ADB’s Earthquake Emergency Assistance Project (EEAP) at the cost of Rs. 99 million 818 thousand 517. The representative of the contracting company expressed commitment to complete the construction by the given deadline of November 27.
CEO Gyewali also visited the Reconstruction Monitoring Center of the ADB’s EEAP established in Dhulikhel.
The Center monitors the reconstruction of the government buildings, roads and other infrastructures with the ADB’s assistance. The project officials briefed CEO Gyewali about the Center’s operation procedure and its effectiveness.
Country Director of ADB Nepal Mukhtor Khamudkhanov, Director of the NRA’s Central Level Project Implementation Unit (Education) Im Narayan Shrestha, among others were present.
Under the ADB’s EEAP, 154 schools will be reconstructed in the eight most affected districts.