Stories By 'TIKA PRASAD BHATTA'
Tamakoshi Cooperative Hospital in Manthali, the district headquarters of Ramechhap, stands covered in clouds of dust blowing off nearby roads. Patients and health workers alike are suffering from the heavily polluted air.
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The technical team dispatched by the National Reconstruction Authority to Gaushwara in Doramba Rural Municipality-4, Ramechhap, for post-earthquake reconstruction work has complained of receiving undue pressure from the locals to include them in the ‘beneficiary list’.
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Pasang Lama, a ward secretary of Khandadevi Rural Municipality in Ramechhap district, has been solely handling the administrative works of all nine wards for a long time now due to a shortage of staff.
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A plane belonging to Tara Air skidded off the runway after hitting a fence of Manthali Airport in Ramechhap on Monday morning. There were no casualties.
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Majhi village of Rajgaun, in Ramechhap district, which was ravaged by the earthquakes in 2015, has finally been reconstructed. But it has been rebuilt without adhering to safety measures post the earthquake: the houses are still built closely together, with no exit routes for people to use in case of emergencies.
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Local leaders of Manthali, Ramechhap, have urged the provincial government to make additional plans for water supply in the district. Locals say even after pumping water for 18 hours using electric motor, there is no water supply in household taps.
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