National Reconstruction Authority (Nepal)
|राष्ट्रिय पुनर्निर्माण प्राधिकरण|
|Formed||25 December 2015|
|Headquarters||Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Annual budget||NPR 145.93 billion (2017/18)|
|Parent agency||Government of Nepal|
The National Reconstruction Authority was formed in August 2015 by the Government of Nepal under Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. However, it was dissolved again, due to the government's failiure to present a replacement bill. The National Reconstruction Authority was then established again on 25 December 2015, exactly eight months after the devastating earthquake in Nepal.
The Prime Minister of Nepal has a crucial role in designing the work of the agency, as he and the chairman of the parliamentary opposition will chair the Directive Committee and Advisory Council under which the National Reconstruction Authority works. The earthquake-affected districts also have a representative each in the governing bodies of the agency. The agency works closely with several ministries of Nepal, most prominently the Ministry of Urban Development, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development and the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.
Other Reconstruction Works
There has been criticism regarding the National Reconstruction Authority, as they are said to be hindering the reconstruction process.
- "Introduction". National Reconstruction Authority. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- "NRA gets Rs 145.93b for '17-18". The Kathmandu Post. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
- "Reconstruction Bill passed unopposed". The Kathmandu Post.
- "NRA TO SEE RECONSTRUCTION OF FLOOD-AFFECTED AREAS". National Reconstruction Authority. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
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