April 04, 2017.
According to the National Reconstruction Authority, the distribution of the first tranche of the Private Housing Reconstruction Grant to those living in the 17 less-affected districts started in April 2017 in the Kaski District.
The NRA CEO Dr. Govinda Raj Pokharel distributed 50 thousand Nepali Rupees to 50 households from wards number 6 and 7 in Lumle VDC, now Annapurna Village Municipality. Dr. Pokharel also announced that the grant distribution to the other 16 less-affected districts is expected to start by mid-April 2017.
As of early April, the NRA had already distributed the first tranche to 98 percent of the beneficiaries in the 14 highly-affected districts.