India-Nepal : Postal Highway Project

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Postal Highway

  • It is also called Hulaki Rajmarg which runs across Terai region of Nepal, from Bhadrapur in east to Dodhara in west, cutting across entire width of the country.
  • It is oldest highway in Nepal constructed by Juddha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana and Padma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana to aid transportation and facilitate postal services throughout the Himalayan nation.

 

India’s assistance:

  • India has released additional Rs. 470 million (Nepali) for Phase I of Postal Highway Project being constructed in Southern Plains of Nepal.
  • The amount released will help to maintain fund liquidity for ongoing construction of 14 road packages under Postal Highway Project.
  • India is providing financial assistance to Nepal since 1950 for infrastructure development as part of its multi-sectoral India-Nepal Economic Co-operation Programme.

 

Note: Mention in answers on India-Nepal, India’s role in South Asia, India-Neighbour relations etc.