The World Peace Centre and Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research’s Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MAEER’s MIT) have come forward and built 120 houses for the earthquake-affected families in Kathmandu.
These houses will be handed over to the respective owners on May 21 on Buddha Jayanti. Spiritual guide Shri M and Dr Ramvilas Vedanti will be present for the event along with Nepal’s President and Prime Minister.
Vishwanath Karad, Founder and president of World Peace Centre, will also be there.
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The houses have been built at Tarakeshwar, a village near Kathmandu, Nepal with voluntary contribution of students, teaching and non-teaching staff of the organisation.
These houses have been built with earthquake-resistant material to provide relief and rehabilitation to the earthquake-affected families.
Under this project, three colonies have been built with the approval of the Nepal Government. Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake of magnitude 7.9 on April 25 which destroyed nearly 1,60,000 houses and displaced lakhs.