India’s assists NRs. 619.63M for embankment in Nepal

Ambassador of India to Nepal H.E. Mr. Ranjit Rae has recently handed over a cheque of NRs 619.63M to H.E. Mr. Deepak Giri, Hon’ble Minister of Irrigation, Government of Nepal as India’s contribution towards construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers in Nepal. Construction of embankments is an important activity aimed at flood control and water resources management, which benefit several million people inhabiting the watershed of these rivers.
With the present assistance, the total grant assistance already disbursed for embankment construction along these rivers, stands at over NRs 4.5B, which includes NRs 386.26M in April 2016, NRs 386.26M in July 2015, NRs 366.72M in June, 2014, NRs 374.68M in December 2013, NRs 256.947M in January 2013; NRS 97.71M in July 2012; NRs 345.73M in October 2011; NRs 545.35M in March 2011; NRs599.78M in 2010; NRs 531.5M in 2009, and NRs 165.5M in 2008. India remains committed to continue working closely with Nepal for further cooperation in the field of Water Resources, including the River Training works on other rivers.

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