This handbook published by NSET under “Baliyo Ghar” programme contains information about retrofitting or strengthening techniques and methods for retrofitting old, traditional houses made of mud bricks or other materials found in local municipalities and rural municipalities. It also provides insights into the associated costs required for retrofitting such houses. The book primarily focuses on retrofitting work for houses made of mud bricks in Dang district. The target audience includes local stakeholders involved in the construction sector, such as skilled workers, contractors, homeowners, engineers, as well as officials from municipal and rural municipalities. The book aims to equip these stakeholders with essential technical and practical knowledge about retrofitting or strengthening techniques and their practical aspects.