Saturday, 4 July, 2020

4,644 new households in NRA list of beneficiaries


By A Staff Reporter

Kathmandu, Dec. 3: National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has decided to add 4,644 households as new beneficiaries eligible for house grant provided by the government after addressing a total of 42,742 grievances of the earthquake victims received by it.
An executive committee meeting of the NRA held on Monday decided to include new beneficiaries after analysing the complaints obtained through the left households and after conducting a reexamination survey.
Similarly, the executive committee had categorised 410 individuals as potential beneficiaries and 2,609 individuals as strengthening beneficiaries. The committee has also declared 35,079 individual complainers as non-beneficiaries to get the government’s support to rebuild their houses.
The NRA said that it would analyse the remaining complaints and publish the results soon. Around four dozens of engineers have engaged in analysing remaining complaints obtained from the survey, it added.
According to NRA, the new beneficiaries now could take the first installment of Rs. 50,000 from respective wards by signing a grant agreement.
Similarly, the executive committee also approved preliminary plans for two integrated settlements in Makawanpur and Rasuwa districts.
A total of 46 displaced households from Sano Haku Tole of Amachhodinmo-2 of Rasuwa district are planning to establish new settlement at Pangling of the same Rural Municipality by purchasing land from the grant given by the NRA incorporating other five land owners in the settlement.
Similarly, the committee also approved the plans of developing integrated settlement at Raksirang and Kaishal rural municipalities of Makawanpur district.
A total of 10 earthquake victims are planning to establish an integrated settlement at Churidanda of Raksirang and other 10 victims are planning to develop settlement in Bamaltar of Kaishal Rural Municipality.
The NRA is providing additional grant to households for integrated settlement.
Individual households from mountain, hill and the Terai region get Rs. 500,000, Rs. 400,000 and Rs 300,000 additional grants from NRA for the construction of their houses in the integrated settlements. 

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