KATHMANDU, June 10: An 18-point agreement was reached between the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) and the locals of Banchare Danda last night to take the garbage of Kathmandu Valley only at night from now onward. The agreement was signed for the waste management of the Kathmandu Valley at Banchare Danda-Kudule, Sisdole landfill site.
In the agreement, it has been said that the obstruction from locals in garbage disposal has been removed from Friday and garbage disposal will now take place at night. It has also been agreed that the KMC will manage the garbage in Sisdole and Banchare Danda within one month without creating foul smell, scientific management will be done within two months so that the leaching from the garbage does not get mixed in the river.
The agreement was signed by the chairpersons of Kakani Rural Municipality Ward no. 1 and 2 and the chairpersons of Dhunibeshi Municipality Ward no. 1 and 2 on behalf of the affected areas on Thursday night. Earlier, the residents of the affected areas had been obstructing the tripartite agreement to allow garbage collection.