Jul 6: Today, Shree Saptmai Gurukul Sanskrit Vidhyalaya, at Barbote Village Development Committee, Ilam, built under the Nepal-Bharat Maitri Development Cooperation programme at a cost of NRs. 31.13 million, was formally inaugurated via video-conferencing by representatives of Barbote VDC, School Management Committee and Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
The Vidhyalaya was established in 2009 as a primary school and subsequently upgraded as a Secondary Level School in 2014. The School has a unique qualification of imparting Vedic as well as modern education also in Sanskrit, to its students. The school provides residential facility for students coming from adjoining districts of Ilam.
The four storied new school building constructed with Government of India’s grant assistance, has school and hostel blocks comprising of ten class rooms, nine dormitories for residential students, four study rooms, warden office, one living room, one common hall, three store room and separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls on each floor. The project was implemented by DCC, Ilam.
The newly built infrastructure of the school is expected to boost learning environment for students. On behalf of people and Government of India, the Embassy is happy to be associated with the project which compliments the effort of Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.