Four lakhs houses reconstructed, 228,000 under-construction

Kathmandu, June 13: A total of 400,595 houses damaged in the 2015 earthquake have been rebuilt, while another 228,885 are under construction. Accordingly, 52 percent of the reconstruction has been completed and 30 percent is under-completion.

Sharing this information at the meeting of the National Assembly Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee on Wednesday (June 12) Chief Executive Officer of National Reconstruction Authority Sushil Gyawali said 767,248 beneficiaries have signed the private home reconstruction agreement.

Of them, 99 percent have taken the first installment of housing grant while 76 have taken the second and 57 the third installment. The government has been providing a total of Rs. 300,000 as housing grant in three installments. RSS

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