BANKE, Sept 23: The construction of road networks in and around Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City is taking place at a good pace. This has contributed to building other development infrastructures. Recently, 116 kilometers of road in the city was blacktopped and the development infrastructures in the rural areas too have made significant progress.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has doled out Rs 4 billion for the blacktopping of roads in Nepalgunj under the integrated urban development project.
With the construction of roads linking the urban and rural areas, more industries and business firms are being established in the rural areas and increased human mobility is seen.
Mayor of Nepalgunj, Prashant Bista said developmental works have been expedited. According to Bista, development of a water park, dumping site, bus park, and renovation of Rani Lake and Mahendra Garden are taking place on a war footing.
The city has also accorded priority for the construction of multipurpose buildings, Mangal Prasad Girl's College and several other projects. The sub-metropolitan city has allocated Rs 80 million for the construction of the college.