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JICA hands over the newly constructed school building in Nuwakot

2023 Feb 03, 12:46, Nuwakot

The newly reconstructed buildings of Shree Shahid Jagat Prakash Jung Shah Sanskrit Secondary School was handed over to the school management committee. The school situated in Bidur-5, Devighat, Nuwakot was damaged during the 2015 Gorkha earthquake. Since then, the school faced difficulties in managing classrooms and education for the students. The school infrastructures were jointly inaugurated by Arjun Narsingh KC, Parliament Member and Tanaka Tomoko, Senior Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Nepal amidst a function held in the school premises.

The reconstruction of the school structures is part of the Emergency School Reconstruction Project (ESRP) supported by JICA. The Project is being implemented by CLPIU - Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST).

The school with 518 students is reconstructed with multi-hazard resilient structures which are Child, gender and disable friendly to provide improved learning environment for the students Based on the concept of Build Back Better (BBB) which increases resilience not only physically but also socially. The 6 new school blocks consist of 17 classrooms equipped with furniture’s, 1

laboratory, 3 early childhood development centers, separate toilet blocks for boys & girls, solar back up, playground, main entrance gate, boundary fences and footpath pavement. Besides this school, JICA have supported the reconstruction of 72 other schools in Nuwakot.


footpath reconstructed management classrooms Inaugurated Function premises
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