Mar 31: India to fund NRs 230 million for restoration and reconstruction of three Cultural Heritage projects in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal
Three Contract Agreements for reconstruction and restoration of Government of India funded Cultural Heritage projects were signed by National Reconstruction Authority and Contractors. The three Gumbas are Chiri Ghyang Gumba, Tarkey Ghyang Gumba and Melamchi Ghyang Gumba of Sindhupalchowk district. The signing event was witnessed by Former State Minister of Finance Dr. Larkel Lama, Member of Provincial Assembly Mr. Nima Lama, Second Secretary of Development Partnership & Reconstruction Wing of Indian Embassy, Project Director of Cultural Projects of NRA, Chairpersons of respective Gumbas, GoI Project Consultant INTACH and stake holders.
The three projects are part of 28 cultural heritage projects being taken up by the Government of India for post-earthquake conservation and restoration under a Memorandum of Understanding signed with the Government of Nepal. The projects are being implemented under US $ 50 million grant assistance committed by the Government of India for post-earthquake reconstruction of the Cultural Heritage sites across 8 districts of Nepal.
The three Gumbas will also function as learning centers for Sherpas and Tamang community mostly Hyolmo people inhabited in Sindhupalchowk district and also promote the tourism in the Sindhupalchowk area.Disclaimer: We donot claim that the images used as part of the news published are always owned by us. From time to time, we use images sourced as part of news or any related images or representations. Kindly take a look at our image usage policy on how we select the image that are used as part of the news.