National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) chief executive officer Sushil Gyewali has said the house reconstruction grants would not be provided to the earthquake-affected people who figure in the list of beneficiaries if they failed to start constructing their houses by November 16, 2019.
Addressing a seminar on the reconstruction of private houses organized by the National Reconstruction Authority Bhaktapur District Project Implementation Unit here today, he reiterated that the beneficiaries who do not even lay the foundation of the house within November 16 will not get the housing grant amount. The National Reconstruction Authority chief urged the beneficiaries to start house construction so that they would be eligible to take the third tranche of the house construction grants within February 12, 2020. He also instructed the engineers who are posted in the villages not to leave their duty station.
The NRA chief said that the local people’s representatives and engineers should mobilize together and work in tandem in a planned manner regarding as to when the reconstruction works should be completed in their respective areas. Stating that the NRA would find out the solution of the problems faced by the beneficiaries is reported to the higher offices considering the type of the problem, he said the NRA has moved forward by finding a solution to most of the problems including the problem of multiple-ownership.