28 metric tons of solid waste extracted from valley rivers


KATHMANDU, Oct 7: At least 28 metric tons of solid waste has been collected as part of Kathmandu valley clean-up campaigns.

Four metric tons of garbage was picked up from Pashupati Ram Temple area under the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign that entered the 230th week today.

The participation saw more than 450 people from all walks of life including the High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of Bagmati Civilization, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal Police, Nepal Army, and Armed Police Force among others.

Likewise, two metric tons of waste were extracted from Hanuman Ghat and Gothatar bridge surroundings as part of Guheshwori Above Bagmati Clean-up Drive that reached the 190th week today.

Altogether three metric tons of solid waste was picked up from between Ratopul and Kalopul and Balaju Fishery area under the Rudramati clean-up and Bishumati clean-up campaigns.

Four metric tons of garbage were collected from BP Eye Hospital area in Jadibuti as part of Manohara River Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 28th week, while 10 metric tons were collected from the cleaning campaign being carried out in the Kathmandu Ring Road area. RSS