KATHMANDU, Sept 23: At least 36 metric tonnes of solid waste was collected today under the clean-up campaigns, and Ring Road clean-up drive.
Approximately 8 metric tonnes of waste was picked up from the area of Baneshwor Campus under the Bagmati Clean-Up Mega Campaign that entered its 228th week. The participation saw people from various walks of life, and various organizations like Muktinath Development Bank, Blue Cross Hospital, and Jiban Bigyan Nepal.
Likewise, two metric tonnes of solid waste were extracted from the area of Gothatar bridge and Hanuman Batika in Gokaneshwor municipality as part of the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign above Guheshwori that reached its 189th week.
One metric ton of garbage was collected from the area between Ratopul, Kalopul and Ganeshwor. People from all walks of life including former Health Minister Gagan Kumar Thapa and Chairperson of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City-30 Dal Bahadur Karki participated.
Around two metric tonnes of solid waste were collected from the river bank at New Bus Park under the Bishnumati Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 158th week, while 10 metric tonnes of garbage were picked up from the area between Basundhara and Narayan Gopal Chowk as part of the Ring Road Clean-up Campaign that reached its 24th week.
Another three metric tonnes of solid waste was extracted from Harahar Mahadev area under the Manohara River Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 27th week. RSS