Chargé d’ Affaires, Embassy of India, Dr Ajay Kumar, many ministers from Province-3 and over 600 local residents and students also graced the ocassion.
The flagship Nepal-Bharat Maitri Polytechnic at Hetauda is a state-of-the-art infrastructure project in the area of vocational training. It is being built under India-Nepal Development Partnership with Government of India’s grant of Rs 38.53 crores.
The Polytechnic is being built in over 32 acres land and it will have a total built up area of 19,200 square meters. The facility will include an administrative block, academic block, auditorium, library, workshop, multipurpose hall, separate hostels for boys and girls, principal and staff residences and amenities for sports and communities. The project is expected to be completed in two years.
The ground breaking ceremony for construction of Polytechnic is another testimony of friendly relations between India and Nepal. It also reflects India’s commitment to work with Nepal to complement efforts of Government of Nepal to strengthen infrastructure in the vocational and skill development sector in Nepal.