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60,988 houses registered under Metric Addressing System in Lalitpur

05 July 2023  

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KATHMANDU: A total of 60,988 houses in the Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) have entered into the Metric Addressing System (MAS).

The houses in 29 wards of the LMC were brought under the MAS system since it was piloted in 2020, according to Uttam Karki, GIS Officer at the LMC.

The Project aims to provide a logical and understandable system to identify the geographical locations using a system of maps and signs assigning numbers of names of streets and houses/buildings.

The local government in 2074 BS had decided to distribute house numbers as per the MAS.

There are 91,399 structures -single-unit houses, business complexes, offices, Temples, Stupas, and temporary structures- which are entered into the MAS, also known as the block number-based roads network.

The house number has been allotted to the permanent structures only while temporary structures are only in record, according to Karki.

Among the 29 wards, Ward no 14 has the highest number of houses at 3,893 while Ward no 1 has the lowest t 1,135.

Similarly, 1,285 main roads within the LMC have been registered in the MAS. There are altogether 9,920 roads and road sections, in Lalitpur metropolis.

The MAS is expected to aid in effective public delivery and thereby support good-governance practices.


Publish Date : 05 July 2023 18:58 PM

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