Chaudhary group constructs 1,700 transitional homes in Nepal

Kathmandu, Jan 19 (PTI) Nepals first billionaire has constructed 1,700 transitional homes, out of the 10,000 promised for the survivors of the two major earthquakes that rocked the country in April and May last year.

Chaudhary Group Foundation (CG Foundation) recently handed over 133 transitional homes to the people in Hattitar and Gaikhura villages of Ramechhap district in central Nepal.

Binod Chaudhary, chairman of the diversified Chaudhary Group said: “We want to protect the quake victims from the severe cold during the winter. For this purpose we have prioritised constructing CG transitional homes. We are eager to handover transitional homes to additional quake victims at the earliest”.

CG Foundation had constructed 70 homes in Hattitar and 63 in Gaikhur.

“We have reached some of the most impoverished areas of the affected districts and built transitional shelters,” Chaudhary said, whose ancestors migrated to Nepal from India some two centuries ago.

On May last year, Chaudhary has announced to build 10,000 transitional shelters to the earthquake affected people in 14 districts hit by the earthquakes.

Over 9,000 people have been killed in the two major earthquakes that shook Nepal on April 25 and May 12.

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January 25, 2016