GORKHA, June 2: Manaslu Circuit continues to garner an increasing number of tourists following the boost in figures last year. According to statistics published by Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP), more than 8,000 visitors are expected to make a trip through the famed circuit this time; the number was limited to 7,640 last year.
GORKHA, April 21: Imnath Paudel, the chief of the Division Forest Office, Gorkha, has been found to have registered a company of his own and awarded it the contract to prepare the work plan of various community forests in the district without competition.
GORKHA, April 14: Although article 31 of Nepal’s constitution states that every citizen shall have the right to get free education up to the secondary level, community schools in Gorkha are charging fees for students studying in basic to secondary levels.
GORKHA, March 30: The government has decided to construct a Bailey bridge to help Pappu Construction, notorious for leaving many infrastructure projects incomplete, complete a bridge project across the Trishuli River, that will join Chitwan's Ichhyakamana Rural Municipality and Gorkha's Gandaki Rural Municipality.
GORKHA, March 24: As soon as he assumed office in September 2015, Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli made a promise to replace all the improvised cable crossings known as tuin in the country would be replaced with suspension bridges. He said that tuins, which putt people’s lives at risk, would become extinct within two years.
GORKHA, Feb 11: Some quake victims in Gorkha have started running away from their elected representatives as the latter started pressurizing the former to rebuild their houses at the earliest possible.
GORKHA, Jan 29: Reconstruction in Barpak, the epicenter of the Gorkha Earthquake is encouraging as compared to other parts of the district, officials involved in the efforts claimed. According to Ram Sharan Acharya, chief of the reconstruction unit in Gorkha, reconstruction in Barpak is ahead of all areas in the district.
GORKHA, Jan 7: Records maintained by the District Project Implementation Unit (DPIU) of the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) show that of the total 70,768 beneficiaries in Barpak, only 63,100 have received the first tranche of the reconstruction grant to rebuild their houses destroyed by the earthquake of April 2015.
GORKHA, Jan 6: Seven motorable bridges are being constructed in Gorkha district. While the construction of five of those bridges is underway, two others are near completion. The long-awaited bridges are being taken care of by the provincial government.