The central office building of RSS is inaugurated by PM Deuba.
Kathmandu: Today, Rastriya Samachar Samiti’s new building at Bhadrakali Plaza was officially opened by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba.
On this occasion, a special event was held at the main headquarters of the National News Agency, during which the PM unveiled the copper plaque and cut the ribbon.
After the previous building was damaged by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, the National Reconstruction Authority invested Rs 168,600,152 in establishing the new RSS structure.
When the prime minister arrived at the RSS headquarters, officials including General Manager Siddha Raj Rai and RSS Executive Chairperson Dharmendra Jha welcomed him.
Gyanendra Bahadur Karki, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; Metmani Chaudhary, Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers; Kamala Parajuli, Chairperson of the National Women Commission; Baikuntha Aryal, Secretary of Communications and Information Technology; and Ramesh Prasad Singh, Secretary of the Urban Development Ministry, among other officials
54 rooms are located in Blocks “A” and “B” of the RSS central office.
On October 26, 2017, Prime Minister Deuba laid the buildings’ foundations. The National News Agency will oversee all services, including administration, from each block’s four-story central location.
On February 18, 1962, the Sagarmatha Sambad Samiti and the then-Nepal Sambad Samiti merged to form RSS. The organization’s mission was to inform the public by broadcasting unbiased, impartial, and reliable news from both domestic and international sources.