Indian Embassy on Thursday signed an agreement with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), India for the post-earthquake reconstruction of 11 Cultural Heritage sites in Nepal.
“The Agreement was signed by Dr Ajay Kumar, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Kathmandu, on behalf of the Government of India, and by Dr. (Mrs) C.T. Mishra, Member Secretary, INTACH. Senior officials from the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) of Nepal and Manjeev Singh Puri, Ambassador of India to Nepal graced the occasion,” a statement in this regard read. According to the statement, the INTACH will provide Design and Project Management Consultancy services for the reconstruction of 11 Cultural Heritage sites in four districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Solukhumbhu).
It will also work with the Department of Archeology (DoA) of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal to reconstruct and conserve Cultural Heritage sites as per the Government of Nepal’s guidelines on the reconstruction of Cultural Heritage Sites.