Nepal forms panel to speed up post-quake reconstruction
Nepal has set up a development committee with participation from other organisations and countries, including India, to facilitate and speed up post-earthquake reconstruction work in the country.
Formed by Prime Minister and chairman of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) Consultative Council Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachanda” on Sunday, the Development Assistance Coordination and Facilitation Committee (DACAFC) will coordinate funds received from different donor agencies, NRA officials said. A meeting of the council held on October 4 had given Prachanda the responsibility of forming the committee.
The committee, to be headed by CEO of the NRA, will have one representative from India, China, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank. It will also have two members from Nepal-based International Development Partner Organisations while president or representative from Federation of Nepali Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Non-Governmental Organisation Federation and International NGOs as members.