National Reconstruction Authority tenure ending on December 25

KATHMANDU: The tenure of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), which was established in December 2015 with the main objective of rapid reconstruction of the physical damages caused by the massive earthquakes of April 25 and May 12, 2015, is coming to an end on December 24.

A meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 25 chaired by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, who is also the chairperson of the National Reconstruction Authority(NRA), has decided to hand over the remaining construction work of the NRA to the concerned ministry and the term of the NRA to continue till December 24.

The meeting also decided to reduce the shape of the National Reconstruction Authority(NRA) and that the NRA to facilitate the transfer of work to the concerned ministry.

More than 91 percent of reconstruction works have been completed under the leadership of the NRA within its term.  As the responsibility of the NRA is coming to an end, interest is being expressed about its staff management and transferring the remaining construction work to the concerned ministry.

Similarly, it is said that the reduced authority will carry out reconstruction and audit works of the structures of the country including Dharara, Ranipokhari, Singha Durbar and Narayanhiti Durbar in the Narayanhiti Palace Museum.

The cabinet meeting held on November 30,  previously had extended the term of the NRA for one more year as per the Sub-Article 3 of Article 3 of the 2072 Act related to the reconstruction of structures damaged in the earthquake.

 

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