Electronic data recording begins

  • relief programme

Jan 2, 2016-

The government has started electronic data collection of earthquake victims from Dolakha district to identify the genuine quake victims. A team of 254 people, including 127 engineers, have been mobilised for the job. They will visit every earthquake-affected villages and record the effects of the earthquake on the people. All earthquake survivors will be interviewed and photographed and the collected data will be sent to the Central Bureau of Statistics, said Dinanath Lamsal, who is leading the team.

The project was launched at the initiative of donor agencies to ensure no victims are left behind during relief distribution. Health Research and Social Development Forum is coordinating with the government in the project.Chief District Officer Devendra Lamichhane said the project will help a great deal in relief and rehabilitation works.The project will also be launched in other earthquake-hit districts.

Published: 02-01-2016 08:53

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