The Indian government has provided Rs. 1.54 billion further fulfilling its commitment towards the post-earthquake reconstruction assistance.
Namgya Khampa, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Indian Embassy, handed over the check to Shishir Kumar Dhungana, Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, amidst a function organized on September 22.
The assistance was provided towards housing and school sector assistance under the Government of India’s post-earthquake reconstruction commitment, according to a statement issued by the Indian Embassy.
The Indian government has committed US$ 150 million in grant and Line of Credit towards housing sector projects and with this handover, India has reimbursed about USD 72 million from grant to the Nepal government for housing sector reconstruction.
The Indian embassy has further stated that India remains committed to continue to support the people and Government of Nepal in the post-earthquake recovery efforts.