More than 300,000 families qualifies for 2nd tranche-NRA
Published     19 March, 2018

According to the Central Level Project Implementation Unit under the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), a total of 304,805 families have been approved for the second instalment of grant by Monday. The government has been providing Rs150,000 in second instalment to the quake-affected families for rebuilding their houses.Likewise, more than 315,000 have applied for the second tranche of financial assistance for rebuilding private homes and the number is continuously on the rise, Chief Executive of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Yubaraj Bhusal.The second tranche of the grant is distributed to the eligible households once the NRA engineers confirm that the rebuilding of houses meet the standards set by the authority. With over 51,000, Sindhupalchok tops the list for the number of beneficiaries qualified for the second instalment among the 14 districts hit hardest by the 2015 earthquake. The number of families receiving the second tranche of aid is also picking up in other districts, with 41,794 in Nuwakot, Gorkha (36,865), Dolakha (34,028), Dhading (31,937) and Kavrepalanchok (23,945).

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