HETAUDA, June 22 -- Students of Ganesh Basic School in Hetauda Sub Metropolis-19, after four years of studying in makeshift classes, have shifted into a newly constructed building. Their previous building was destroyed in the Gorkha Earthquake of April 25, 2015.

In the absence of a school building, the school had been running its classes in one large makeshift room simultaneously. The construction of the two-storey building with eight rooms was funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency. The Rs 17.6 million building was handed over to the school authorities over a week ago.

Indra Lama, a teacher of the school, said that the newly constructed school building is both earthquake-resilient and disabled-friendly.

"The students are e...