The delegation of 16 representatives from Gorkha district arrived in India on November 12.
The delegation of 16 representatives from Gorkha district arrived in India on November 12.

Nepal local government representatives on exposure visit to India

ANI | Updated: Nov 15, 2019 20:27 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Nov 15 (ANI): A delegation of Nepal local government representatives is in India for an exposure visit as a part of India's post-earthquake reconstruction effort.
The delegation of 16 representatives from Gorkha district arrived in India on November 12. The five-day visit is organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The visit was aimed at providing an avenue for building capacities of key local stakeholders for ensuring earthquake-resilient reconstruction by raising community awareness about disaster management, recovery and resilience.
The delegation interacted with the elected representatives of Bhujand executives and observed the practices of owner-driven reconstruction adopted after the Bhuj earthquake. In Delhi, the delegation interacted with National Disaster Management Authority of India to get a comprehensive overview of India's disaster preparedness, recovery set up and experiences.
India is collaborating with Nepal government on the post-earthquake reconstruction of 26,912 houses in Gorkha distrient the Nepal government's owner-driven reconstruction approach, UNDP is providct. To compleming socio-technical facilitation to homeowners to rebuild their resilient homes. (ANI)

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