Half of quake-destroyed schools rebuilt
Injina Panthi / December 7, 2018
According to the report titled ‘Vidyalaya Punarnirmanka Jhalak 2074’ published by the Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) of the Ministry of Education, the 2015 earthquakes caused damage of various degrees to 7,923 schools in 31 districts. In those schools, 21,169 classrooms were fully destroyed, 12,522 classrooms were mostly destroyed and 15,990 classrooms were partially destroyed. According to the Post Disaster Recovery Framework issued in May 2016 by the National Reconstruction Authority, all the earthquake-damaged schools should be reconstructed within three years. The CLPIU, which is authorized to expedite reconstruction of the earthquake-hit schools, was established on February 29, 2016. However, after 33 months of its formation, a total 4,098 schools have been rebuilt, 1,990 schools are under construction, and 377 schools have been selected for construction. After three years of the earthquakes, 3,825 schools still await reconstruction.
Status of School Building Construction
|Status||School Management Committee||Contractor||NGO||Total|
|Selected for construction||203||154||20||377|
Source: CLPIU website, October 20, 2018
According to the 55th annual report 2074 of the Auditor General, the progress on school reconstruction is as follows:
|Source/Institution||Total no. of school buildings||Survey level||Under construction
|Constructed school buildings||No. of school buildings in the process of construction|
|Nepal Government/School Management Committee||3463||564||936||1963|
|Asian Development Bank||162||–||161||1|
|Asian Development Bank-Disaster Risk Reduction||300||125||–||–||175|
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