Rs 73b required for recovery of flood damaged properties

Posted on: November 13, 2017 | views: 289

A preliminary report has stated that the total damage caused by this year's flood is approximately Rs 60.71 billion. 

The National Planning Commission (NPC) today submitted a report to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on the need of recovery of the damages and losses caused by the 2017 floods. 

The report states that nine most affected sectors are placed under three categories including social, productive and infrastructure sectors, NPC Vice Chairperson Dr Swarnim Wagle said. 

The nine sectors are housing, health, education, agriculture, livestock, irrigation, transport, water and sanitation, and energy. Dr Wagle said that Rs 73.24 billion is expected to cost for the recovery of the affected areas.