An agreement in this regard was signed by Dr. Ajay Kumar, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India and Dr. (Mrs) C.T. Mishra, Member Secretary, INTACH in Kathmandu on Thursday morning.
On this occasion, Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri said Nepal is one of the wonderful places on the earth which has extent civilization going back to thousands of years. He said it is the commitment and partnership of India to join hands with the people and Govt of Nepal to utilize the best possible services in India and internationally for reconstruction of cultural heritage sites. Ambassador Puri also said the services of these organizations will be used to get back better and ensure that cultural heritage preserved from hundreds of years is available to the future generations.
INTACH will provide Design and Project Management Consultancy services for reconstruction of 11 Cultural Heritage sites in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Solukhumbhu districts of Nepal. INTACH will work with Nepal’s Department of Archeology to reconstruct/conserve Cultural Heritage sites as per the Government of Nepal’s guidelines.
INTACH is one of the largest heritage organizations of the world with over 190 chapters across India. It was awarded with a special consultative status for United Nations Economic and Social Council in 2007.