India to construct sanitation facility at Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal
- India has pledged to construct a Rs.2.33 crore sanitation
facility at the Pashupatinath Temple complex in Kathmandu, Nepal.
- It will improve the infrastructure in the holy shrine for
- Pashupatinath Temple project will be constructed under the
Nepal-Bharat Maitri: Development Partnership as a high impact community
development scheme by India.
- Under the initiative, India has pledged to extend financial
assistance amounting to NRs Rs.2.33 crore for the sanitation facility that
would be implemented by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.
- The project will be implemented as per the norms laid out by
the Nepal Government in 15 months.
- India’s assistance for the infrastructure development at the
Pashupatinath Temple complex comes amid a raging border row between the two
- Note: In Nepal, Pashupatinath Temple is the largest temple
- It has stretched on both sides of the Bagmati River.
- Thousands of worshippers from Nepal and India visit the
temple every day.