Thursday, April 21, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Nepal: Chitwan to set up hostel for Dalit

Chitwan to set up hostel for Dalit

Added At: 2011-04-21 3:54 PM

Last Updated At: 2011-04-21 4:46 PM

The Himalayan Times

CHITWAN: A hostel for Dalit students is going to be constructed for
the first time in Chitwan district.

According to Local Development Officer Uddav Prasad Timilsina,
construction of the hostel started after the District Development
Office (DDO), Chitwan and different associated organisations provided
Rs 1.2 million.

The hostel will help Dalit students of the other district who come in
the district for study, said chairman of the construction committee,
Babu Ram Pyasi.

The hostel has the capacity to house 24 people with eight rooms and
has a target to adjust 100 students in future.

Pyasi said the hostel will be constructed within two years and it will
take Rs 30 million to complete it.

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