Indian assistance of Nrs 50 million to two schools in Parsa
Indian Ambassador to Nepal, Jayant Prasad inaugurated the newly constructed school buildings for Shree Dwardevi Secondary School and Shree Sharda Secondary School in Parsa District, which have been built with India’s assistance under the Nepal–India Economic Cooperation Programme during a visit to the district on Thursday.
At a well-attended function, the Indian Ambassador first inaugurated the newly constructed school building for Shree Dwardevi Secondary School at Alau VDC. Established in 1952 as a Lower Secondary School and subsequently upgraded as Secondary level in 1996, it is one of the oldest Government recognised schools in Parsa District.
The new school building constructed with Indian assistance of NRs. 27 million will help in the creation of better facilities for over 1100 students, about 46% of whom are girls. This is expected to assist students in the pursuit of their study programme and raise enrolment in the school, according to a press statement issued by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu.
At another function, Ambassador inaugurated a new school building for Shree Sharda Secondary School. Established in 1956 as a Primary School and subsequently upgraded as Secondary level in 1975, it is located at Bahuwari-Sugauli VDC in Parsa District. The new building, built with assistance of NRs. 23 million, will provide much needed classroom space, create an improved learning environment and contribute to the development of education in the district. Nepalnews.com