On Wednesday, Nepal’s Indian Embassy handed over the freshly-constructed architecture of Shree Mukti Secondary School situated in Pyuthan district in mid-west Nepal.
Giriraj Mani Pokhrel, Nepal’s Minister of Education, Science, and Technology opened the school building during a ceremony accompanied by Niraj Kumar Jaiswal, second Secretary (Education), Embassy of India in Kathmandu.
“The new infrastructure constructed with the Government of India’s grant assistance of Nepali Rupee (NRs.) 26.30 million, which includes new classroom blocks, ladies’ classroom, guard house, water tank, and boundary wall, would help the school in upgrading to higher secondary level,” an announcement from the Indian mission in Nepal stated.
Established in 1951, the school currently hosts 1,054 students and is affiliated with the National Examination Board (NEB) of Nepal, offering plus two (10+2) programs in science, management and education streams.
“Mukti Secondary School has an illustrious tradition as an educational institute of repute in the entire mid-western region of Nepal. This is the only school providing education in science stream in this remote hill section. In 1961, the Embassy of India was associated with the construction of the Sanskrit Section of the School,” the release added.
Mukti Secondary School is the initial educational institution in Pyuthan district to obtain Indian aid.
“The newly built infrastructure will not only boost learning environment of students but also enhance access to education to needy, poor and marginalized students of Pyuthan District and mid-western region of Nepal,” the release further said