Sindhupalchowk: Land ownership certificates were handed over to 41 families who were rendered displaced due to landslide in Lidi, Sindhupalchowk.
Land ownership certificates were distributed to those displaced by fatal landslide that took place in Jugal rural municipality-2, Lidi after two-and-a-half years. Member of the House of Representatives Madhav Sapkota on Tuesday handed over the certificates to the disaster victim families.
It may be noted that as many as 209 families were displaced when the landslide had struck Lidi village of Jugal rural municipality in August 2020. Forty-one families among the displaced which were settled in Chautara Sangachowkgadi municipality-4, Deurali were provided with land ownership.
According to Jugal rural municipality chair Resham Syangbo, the ownership certificates were distributed in a way to develop a new settlement. He pledged to bring further programmes related to income generation and self-employment for the landslide survivors.
The rural municipality shared that among the displaced 64 families were shifted to Banskharka, Selad; 27 families to Chanaute and 75 families to Simaldanda, Lidi. The government had provided Rs 500,000 each to the displaced families for the construction of residence.