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KMC faces challenge to operate broomer machines


03 March 2020  

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KATHMANDU: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) faces an adverse condition to operate broomer machine in the inner roads of the capital city.

Potholes in inner roads of Kathmandu are yet to be mended because of which the situation has posed a challenge to operate broomer service for cleaning up road dust.

The KMC has been currently operating seven broomer machines in a bid to realize its plan of dust-free Kathmandu.

The KMC has been entrusted with the responsibility to manage roads with eight meters in width.

KMC Environment Department chief Hari Kumar Shrestha said that the campaign to make Kathmandu dust-free has been severely challenged as potholes in auxiliary roads remain as they were before.

Shrestha said that the use of broomers in wider roads has continued adding that the restoration of roads in Kathmandu is the government’s priority.

He informed that around 9,500 potholes have been mended in the past 100 days.

Meanwhile, the government aims to blacktop some 85 kilometers of road in the Kathmandu Valley till the end of the current fiscal year.

Publish Date : 03 March 2020 15:39 PM

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