India builds school in Nepal
The Government of India on Monday handed over a recently built school infrastructure in Eastern Jhapa District, the home district of Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
“The new infrastructure constructed with Government of India’s grant of NRs. 35.70 million, is a two-story school building comprising 25 classrooms, including one room for laboratory, one room for principal, one room for library, one room for staff, one room for accounts section, multipurpose-hall, separate toilets for boys and girls on each floor, compound wall and furniture,” read the Indian Embassy release in Nepal.
The school was established in 1965 as a primary school and was later upgraded to the higher secondary level in 2008. Shree Schoolchaun Higher Secondary School is affiliated with National Examination Board (NEB) and offers plus two (10+2) programmes.
The school educates about 1,150 students of which 60 percent are girls.
The newly built framework is predicted to enhance the education environment of students.
Government of India is content to be allied with the project which complements the attempt of the Government of Nepal in adding base in the field of education.
More about the inauguration ceremony
Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Manjeev Singh Puri and Attorney General of Nepal, Agni Prasad Kharel jointly inaugurated the School Building of Shree Schoolchaun Higher Secondary School in Jhapa District.
Hikmat Kumar Karki, Minister of Internal Affairs & Law of Province No. 1 and Somnath Portel, Chairman of District Coordination Committee, Jhapa and other political and official representatives of Government of Nepal, State Government of Province no. 1 were present at the joint inauguration.