Oct 08: The new building of Shree Saraswati Secondary School, Tikapur in Kailali District, built with the Government of India’s financial assistance of NRs. 33 Million was jointly inaugurated by representatives of the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, District Coordination Committee, School Management Committee, and local representatives.
The Government of India grant, under ‘Nepal-Bharat Development Cooperation’, was utilized for the construction of a two-floor school buildings, including 11 classrooms, a library, science labs, administrative room, meeting hall, and sanitation facilities. The project was taken up as a High Impact Community Development Project under an Agreement between the Government of India and the Government of Nepal.
India has already completed 423 HICDPs in Nepal, of which 23 are in Sudur Paschim, including 6 in the Kailali District. One project for the construction of a multipurpose hall, boys’ hostel, and teachers’ quarter for Regional Police Secondary School, Dhangadi is under progress.
Shree Saraswati Secondary School was established in 1978 in Tikapur, Kailali District. The School has 550 students, and more than 60% of them are girls.
The newly built infrastructure of the Campus is expected to boost the learning environment for students. The project is a reflection of India’s development partnership with Nepal and complements the effort of the Government of Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.