India pledges Rs 19.31 million grant to Nepal for embankment

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed yesterday by the Indian Embassy here with the Nepal Government's Ministry of Irrigation for providing the grant assistance for 2.3 km embankment-cum-link road in Kudiya Village of Nawalparasi district, according to an Indian Embassy press release.

Narayani river flowing through the central part of the district is a fast flowing perennial river. During rainy season, high flood discharge of the river inundates the existing village road and causes flooding problem in its catchment area, which damages the standing crops and threatens human life every year.

The embankment will help control floods and save the loss of valuable property, crops and human lives caused due to the flood in Narayani river every yea

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