January 12, 2017.
The Steering Committee of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) recently approved the increase of the housing reconstruction grants to Rs.300,000 (about USD 3,000).
The decision which was taken by the Committee on September 26, has also directed the NRA to provide the grants in three installments upon signing agreements as follows:
News & Highlights
The reconstruction of houses affected by earthquake has been progressing well.
March 29, 2017. The private housing reconstruction process continues at a steady pace in the 14 most affected districts. The distribution of the third tranche has began in some districts and the Government of Nepal, has also announced that the distribution of first tranche in the 17 less affected districts will start in mid April.
January 31, 2017. The Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Program is advancing at steady pace. As of today, the program has completed three of the five stages of implementation: 1) Survey, 2) Identification and Validation, and 3) Enrollment. According to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), as of January 2017, 41,311 houses have been rebuilt and 28,198 are currently under construction.
June 15, 2016. More than 50 BFIs (banking and financial institutions) with a presence in the earthquake-affected districts of Nepal have signed service agreements with the National Reconstruction Administration (NRA) to participate in the distribution of housing grants to beneficiaries.
May 30, 2016. Three banking and financial institutions (BFI) associations and the Government of Nepal (including the Ministry of Finance and the National Reconstruction Association) signed a standard banking service agreement and memorandum of understanding (MoU).
December 25, 2015. The Government of Nepal appointed Sushil Gyawali as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Reconstruction Authority.