GORKHA: Beneficiaries of the largest integrated settlement built during the post-earthquake reconstruction have been handed over a house with land.
Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Sushil Gyawali and President of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Kumar Pant jointly handed over the house at a function held at Laprak Integrated Settlement in Dharche Municipality of Gorkha.
On the occasion, Chief Executive Officer Gyawali handed over the land to the beneficiaries of the integrated settlement.
Commenting on the handover, Gyawali thanked the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) and all the Nepali brothers and sisters around the world for their assistance in the construction of houses for the earthquake-affected Laprak people.
Gyewali suggested to conduct sustainable livelihood programs including homestay in the sample settlement. He also informed that budget is being allocated for the construction of infrastructure including rainwater drainage and sewage management.
Kumar Pant, president of the Non-Resident Nepali Association, said that all Nepalis affiliated to the association were happy to help the earthquake-affected people.
Member of Federal Paliament Hariraj Adhikari, Dharche Rural Municipality Chairman Sant Bahadur Gurung, NRA Executive Committee Member Dhruba Prasad Sharma, District Project Implementation Unit (Grant Management and Local Infrastructure) Gorkha Project Chief Ram Sharan Acharya, NRNA Vice President Sonam Lama and others were present on the occasion.
With the support of the National Reconstruction Authority and the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), an integrated settlement with 573 houses has been set up in Gupsipakha of Dharche in Gorkha district. NRA has provided land and assisted in the construction of infrastructure while the Non-Resident Nepali Association has assisted in the construction of houses.