Muktimarg Secondary School Myagdi gets earthquake-resistant building



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Babiyachaur , Oct 22( RSS): The building of Muktimarga Higher Secondary School based in Ghar of Annapurna Municipality-6 has been reconstructed. 

The reconstruction of an eight-room building cost Rs 11.5 million and of the amount, the District Education Office provided Rs 6 million and remaining was managed through the collections from the organisational to individual level, as stated by school management committee chair Gokul Baruwal. The two-storey building is earthquake-resistant and the disabled-friendly as well. The school has presently 358 students. 

Local Tika Bahadur Khadka and his son Dev Bahadur assisted Rs 1.6 million to purchase a piece of land for the reconstruction of school building. The Khadka family has announced further contribution of Rs 1.5 million to add extra infrastructure to the new building, according to school management committee former chair Ram Bahadur Khadka. 

The school also received monetary assistance from German-based organisation Himalayan Friendship (1.67 million), from the previous Village Development Committee (Rs 500 thousands), Rs 75 thousands from Mona Belgium) and Rs 400 thousands was collected through the Mahayagya (performance of a religious event). Likewise, the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) provided Rs 45 thousands and locals donated voluntary labour to build a new infrastructure for the school. 

Likewise, Dhadhilal Khadka currently residing in Japan provided Rs 51 thousands and Narayan Khadka from Belgium contributed to Rs 45 thousands to the management of funds for the school rebuilding purpose.