President hands over integrated settlement to quake survivors (Photo Feature)

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Melamchi (Sindhupalchowk), October 28, 2016: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has handed over the integrated model settlement constructed by the Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation at Giranchaur of Melcmchi municipality-8 of Sindhupalchowk to the earthquake survivors on Friday.

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Bhandari handed over the integrated settlement with 65 houses, five children parks and a community building to the survivors of 25 April 2015 earthquake in Sindhupalchowk.

Artist Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) informed that the integrated settlement was developed in 35 Ropanis land at the cost of around Rs 51.45 million.

The earthquake-resist disable-friendly and child-friendly buildings were developed adopting the concept of clean city and green city, he further shared.

The settlement site is around 6-km away from Sindhukhola along the Helambu Highway.

President Bhandari said that artists Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) and Kunjana Ghimirey (Suntali) have challenged the government by constructing the model human settlement.

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Photographs: Angad Dhakal

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