Kathmandu, April 29: The agitating technicians, including engineers, involved in the post-earthquake reconstruction have agreed to return to work.
The technicians agreed to work as their demands have been met, it was agreed during the talks held at the office of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) today between the NRA and agitating technicians. Nepal Engineers' Association (NEA) had mediated the dialogue between the two.
NRA Chief Executive Officer Sushil Gyewali directed the technical staffs to lead the reconstruction works at the municipalities and rural municipalities by giving special focus on the importance of providing relief to the earthquake-affected families.
The NRA had decided to take action against those who fail to perform professionally in the given assignments. "As the technicians' demands have already been met, I hope that all the colleagues will work diligently," CEO Gyewali said, adding, "The NRA will be forced to take action against those who fail to fulfill their duties."
On Behalf of the technicians, Abinash Amar thanked the government, the NRA and NEA for fulfilling their demands.
The Cabinet meeting held last week had decided to provide additional incentive and facilities to the technicians working in the post-earthquake reconstruction.