Quake-survivors not signing grant agreement until mid-July removed from beneficiaries list

07/23/2019

Kathmandu, July 23: The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has removed those quake-survivors not signing agreement with the NRA for reconstruction grant as of mid-July this year from the beneficiaries' list. Likewise, those quake-survivors not receiving the first installment out of total Rs 300,000 as of July-mid this year were also eliminated from the list, according to NRA. A total of 57,309 beneficiaries have not signed the grant agreement out of the total 826,933 beneficiaries whose houses had received damages by the Gorkha Earthquake on April 25, 2015, informed NRA Joint-Spokesperson Manohar Ghimire. Although 5,540 beneficiaries signed the grant agreement, they were reported not having received the first installment of the reconstruction grant that is provided in three installments. But NRA has provided a grace period to such beneficiaries to submit their applications in the local units with convincing reasons and evidences supporting their statements. The NRA had called for beneficiaries to sign the agreement by mid-June this year. RSS

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