42 metric tonnes of waste extracted from Valley rivers

- Rastriya Samachar Samiti, Kathmandu
More than 600 people participate in the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign

Oct 29, 2017-At least 42 metric tonnes of solid waste have been managed under clean-up campaigns of different rivers in Kathmandu Valley. Fourteen tonnes of garbage was picked up from Guheshwari temple area on Saturday under the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign that entered the 233rd week. 

More than 600 people, including goodwill ambassador for the clean-up campaign Manisha Koirala, and representatives from the High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of the Bagmati Civilization, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal Army, the Nepal Police, and Armed Police Force participated in the drive.

Also on Saturday, two metric tonnes of solid waste was picked up from Hanuman Ghat and Gothatar bridge area as part of Guheshwari Bagmati Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 193rd week. 

Five metric tonnes of garbage was managed from the area between Ratopul, Sifal, Gaushala, and Manamaiju under the Rudramati and Bishnumati Clean-up campaigns. The Rudramati Clean-up Campaign entered the 190th week, while the Bishnumati Clean-up Campaign 161st week. 

Similarly, five metric tonnes of waste was collected from BP Eye Hospital area as part of the Manohara River Clean-up Campaign that reached the 31st week. Twelve metric tonnes of garbage was picked up from the area between Samakhusi Chowk and New Buspark under the Ring Road Campaign that made it to the 29th week. More than 350 people participated in the campaign. 

Likewise, one metric tonne of solid waste was picked up from Minbhavan area as part of the Minbhavan Aloknagar Clean-up Campaign.

Published: 29-10-2017 07:32

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