News & Events


  • Weekly Bulletin 22 May 2017
    As of 29 May 2017, 24,278 houses have been approved to receive the 2nd tranche and 892 houses have been approved to receive the 3rd tranche. These updates have now been mapped by MoFALD CL-PIU.
    Published On: 29 May, 2017
  • Gaps in Technical Assistance
    Major gaps in Technical Assistance have been identified in ALL districts. Partners are highly encouraged to seriously look within at how they can best cover gaps, in particular in terms of expanding to cover a full VDC rather than only supporting some wards, and to consider the quality of the TA being delivered.
    Published On: 22 December, 2016
  • HRRP Phase II and Beyond
    The current phase of the DFID funding to the HRRP will come to an end at the end of February 2017. At this point IOM will be stepping down as the lead organisation for the platform. Through discussions with the partners, government and the donors there is a common desire to keep the HRRP going for sometime into the future (2-4 years - HRRP III).
    Published On: 22 December, 2016
  • ToT for Inspection Manual organized at national level
    Inspection Manual Master ToT, organised by MoUD-CLPIU, is taking place this week at national level from 20 to 23 December. HRRP District Coordinators who are engineers / architects are participating. The trainings focused on Inspection Manual, which was published in November.
    Published On: 22 December, 2016
  • Supply Chain Assessment
    Practical Action have completed a supply chain assessment in Rasuwa and Nuwakot, and the draft report is available here. Practical Action have resources to conduct analysis and report preparation for other districts but require support for the data collection.
    Published On: 21 December, 2016
  • Technical Sessions held at national level on various topics
    HRRP has organized a series of technical sessions on various topics in coordination with NRA and DUDBC at national level. The technical sessions are designed for people working on particular technical aspects to share their experiences and challenges, strengthen others’ understanding on those topics, drawing on the capacity and experience of POs.
    Published On: 21 December, 2016
  • Ministry of Finance approved the additional housing grants NRP 100,000
    The Ministry of Finance (MoF), at the Deputy Prime Minister level, has agreed on the decision of the steering committee of NRA of providing additional grant of NPR 100,000. A revised Grant Distribution Guidelines will be released soon. The second tranche will be of NPR 150,000. The MoF has submitted the file to the Office of the PM and Ministers for the final approval.
    Published On: 21 December, 2016
  • Build durable homes from local soil - Training for communities and NGOs - Nepal
    Free 10 days Training course for communities and NGO to turn soil into flood resilient building blocks, sub floors, floor screeds, renders and plasters.
    Published On: 01 November, 2016
  • NRA to increase the reconstruction grant to the earthquake affected families to 3 lakhs
    NRA Steering Committee has passed a decision to increase the reconstruction grant to the earthquake affected families to 3 lakhs from previous amount of 2 lakhs Nepali Rupees.
    Published On: 27 September, 2016
  • Grant Distribution commendable: PM Dahal
    Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said that the housing grant distribution by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has been encouraging. He said that while informing parliament about the progress in reconstruction at a meeting of the Development Committee. The prime minister said that 275,000 people had been reached with support for housing on September 4.
    Published On: 08 September, 2016
  • UK provides Rs. 10.10 billion for reconstruction
    Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, Roderick James Nugent Stewart, British Minister of State for DFID and Sushil Gyewali, CEO, National Reconstruction Authoritywere present at the signing event.
    Published On: 06 September, 2016
  • More than 1 lakh beneficiaries receive reconstruction grant through their bank accounts
    For the purpose of reconstruction of houses damaged by Nepal Earthquake 2015, GoN has deposited first tranche of reconstruction grant in bank accounts of more than 100,000 beneficiaries.
    Published On: 23 August, 2016
  • NRA unveils special One-Month Campaign
    In the conference that was hosted at NRA premises situated in Singhadurbar, NRA CEO Sushil Gyawali stated that the first tranche of reconstruction grant will be availed as per the working plan of NRA and directives of Government of Nepal (GoN). Further, he stated that, for the purpose of completing this campaign by the stipulated time-frame, provisions have been made to work extra hours (in mornings, evenings and during public holidays).
    Published On: 23 August, 2016
  • 31,086 households surveyed in Kathmandu valley
    For the purpose of valley-wide survey, in Kathmandu valley, 389 teams of engineers have been mobilised. For improving the quality of the survey, senior engineers have also been mobilized to supervise the survey teams at the ratio of 1 senior engineer per 10 teams of engineers.
    Published On: 18 August, 2016
  • Training organised for engineers to conduct damage survey in Kathmandu valley
    422 engineers have been trained since Wednesday (13 Jul 2016). Previously, 70 engineers have already received the stated training. Post the training which will be conducted for 5 days, trained engineers will be deployed for carrying out the survey (Central Bureau of Statistics – CBS).
    Published On: 02 August, 2016
  • Training Operation and Management Guidelines rolled out
    Further, as per the Training Operation and Management Guideline (2073), I/NGOs or related institutions who have presented a proposal and signed an agreement with the NRA or related implementation units as per NGO Guidelines (2072) will not be required to take additional authorization...
    Published On: 12 July, 2016
  • Agreement between National Reconstruction Authority and Banks and Financial Institutions
    The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has signed a pact with 29 Banks and Financial Institutions (BFIs) to distribute relief funds to earthquake victims in the most-affected districts. The 29 BFIs, who signed the agreement with the NRA on 30 May, include 20 commercial banks, eight development banks and a finance company. On 27 May 2016, the agreement was signed between NRA and the Bankers’ Association: Nepal Bankers Association, Development Bankers Association Nepal and Nepal Financial Institution Association.
    Published On: 01 June, 2016
  • Pilot training on Social Mobilizer Training Package in Dhading (27-29 April 2016)
    NRA has provided three resource persons/trainers and contributed throughout the 3-day package on other modules as well. NRA felt a need for a ToT (Training of Trainers) on this package for the roll-out of the training. Two NRA executive members (Dr. Bishnu Bhandari and Dr. Hari Ram Parajuli) participated as observers in the training and answered participants’ queries and received their feedback.
    Published On: 03 May, 2016
  • Information Booklet - Housing Reconstruction Grant - Vol. 2 (Nepali Version)
    With an attempt to inform general people and organizations working on housing reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority has updated the information booklet on housing reconstruction. The booklet has some basic information about Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Registration Program, housing grant, enrollment process, technical support etc. In addition, it has templates about various forms including participation agreement document.
    Published On: 26 April, 2016
  • Workshop on Security of Tenure and Access to Land for Housing and Resettlement
    National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has considered access to land as an important and urgent issue for successful housing reconstruction. This has been reflected in series of steps that NRA has taken till now. The data/information on access to land is incorporated in the damage assessment being carried out by CBS for determining eligible beneficiaries for grant subsidy.
    Published On: 06 April, 2016
  • Information Booklet - Housing Reconstruction Grant - Vol. 1 (Nepali Version)
    With an attempt to inform general people and organizations working on housing reconstruction, National Reconstruction Authority has published an information booklet, which has some basic information about Earthquake Housing Reconstruction Registration Program, housing grant, enrollment process, technical support etc. In addition, it has templates about various forms including participation agreement document.
    Published On: 16 March, 2016
  • Building Better and Safely: Stimulating the Private Sector for Sustainable Solutions in Nepal
    How can the private sector be engaged and profitably involved in building and improving safe structures in Nepal? What can be done to establish the framework and create the proper incentives? What lessons can be learned from other countries, especially from those that have large sections of their populations on low, informally earned incomes?
    Published On: 12 March, 2016
  • HRRP General Meeting - January 22, 2016
    Mr. Shah added, "The design catalogues in Nepali language are being distributed in every affected district and flexes on housing construction awareness are also being displayed in communities. Moreover, a large number of technical people will be trained as a part of reconstruction process.
    Published On: 25 January, 2016
  • HRRP Nepal 4W Tool
    The 4Ws tool is meant to provide an inventory of response activities that fall under the Housing Recovery & Reconstruction Platform (HRRP). If your organization is planning/conducting or have conducted HRRP related activities, kindly fill in the '4Ws' sheet. The fields are quite straight forward.
    Published On: 01 January, 2016