Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050

Nepal Gujarat Mason Exchange and Training Program (NGMET)

Supporting Agency: SEEDS India

Country: India
Location within Country: Gujarat
Project Period: 1998-1999

The Program:
SET assisted SEEDS India, New Delhi to implement the Patanka Navajeevan Yojana (PNY) – a post earthquake reconstruction project for GSDMA in the village of Patanka, Patana District, Gujarat, India (1998 – 1999). The Technical Assistance, called NGMET, involved Nepalese Masons, trained by NSET in earthquake-resistant construction, imparting hands-on training to their Gujrati counterpart masons, in ways of improving construction quality and practice.

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