Kathmandu, May 15: The reconstruction of structures damaged in the April 2015 earthquake will be completed within the coming fiscal year.
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari made this announcement while presenting the government’s policies and programs for the fiscal year 2077/78 at the joint session of the upper and lower houses of parliament today.
The reconstruction of historic monuments - Dharahara and Ranipokhari – have been completed 40 and 70 percent respectively, it is stated in the policy and program.
It is further said in the document – 495,000 private houses have been rebuilt and 402 out of 753 cultural monuments in various heritage sites have been constructed.
It has also been mentioned that due to production sites will be established to ease the supplies of construction material for which necessary policy-wise and legal provisions will be arranged. It will also be ensured that the availability of river-based construction material will be made easier without having a negative impact on the environment.