KATHMANDU, JANUARY 23
About 10 metric tonnes of waste was managed from the Bagmati River right this moment.
Today is the 402nd week of the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign. As a part of the marketing campaign, about 100 volunteers gathered on the Bagmati River banks close to Minbhawan space and picked up rubbish, Govinda Kafle, a volunteer within the marketing campaign, mentioned.
The marketing campaign was being frequently carried out for the previous seven years each Saturday, however was disturbed because of the COVID-19 outbreak and its threat.
The marketing campaign was later prolonged to scrub different rivers within the valley, together with Bishnumati, Manohara, Rudramati and the Ring Road areas as effectively.
Bagmati Beautification Programme that’s below manner with the mortgage help of Asian Development Bank too has not but concluded. Work associated to this programme has been hampered by delay in offering compensation for land and eradicating the slums constructed by squatters, who had encroached the land on the river banks.
Board member of the High-powered Bagmati Committee Mala Kharel mentioned river beautification works have been to be carried out after reaching understanding with the slum dwellers on the banks of the Bagmati River in Naya Baneshwor and Sinamangal areas.
A model of this text seems in print on January 24, 2020 of The Himalayan Times.