India, Nepal sign MoUs in education, healthcare and drinking water


To strengthen relations between the two countries, the Embassy of India and the Nepal government’s Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on December 12. The MoU was signed for undertaking three projects in Nepal under the grant assistance of the Indian government, one each in the education, healthcare, and drinking water sectors. The Embassy of India in Kathmandu in the press release noted that the construction of these projects will provide better education, healthcare, and drinking water facilities for people in Nepal. It stressed that India and Nepal share wide-ranging and multi-sectoral cooperation.

The Embassy of India in Nepal stated that the implementation of these projects showcases the Indian government’s support in strengthening the efforts of Nepal’s government in uplifting people.

The three projects include the construction of the Shree Janata Belaka Secondary School building in the Udayapur district, the construction of Ngonga Thenchowk Chholing meditation centre in the Soulukhumbu district, and the construction of Lisnekhola Tikasung Dangchet Jharlang water supply project in Dhading district shall be implemented at a cost of NRs 101.79 million (approx Rs 6.31 crores).