Suryagadhi RM declared ODF and fully immunized zone


NUWAKOT, June 15: Suryagadhi rural municipality of Nuwakot on Friday was declared an open defecation free and fully immunized local level.

At a program organized at ward-2, Chogade, Nepali Congress (NC) central member and former Finance Minister Dr Ram Sharan Mahat declared Suryagadhi rural municipality as the 10th open defecation free and 4th fully immunized area of Nuwakot district.

Former Minister Dr Mahat declared Suryagadhi rural municipality as ODF zone based on the government data that 99 % of total households now have well-built toilets which he said is an important part of sanitation.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Mahat said that the awareness created among the people for the building of civilized society would encourage to move ahead to the path of economic development and prosperity.

At the program, Suryagadhi rural municipality chairperson Santa Bahadur Ghale shared that the next year budget would be introduced putting health and sanitation on top priority.

Likewise, the rural municipality was declared the fully-immunized zone with the administration of all stipulated 11 types of vaccination to 206 children aged 16 to 23 months here. RSS