BMC allocates Rs 50 million for promotion of greenery

Published On: September 29, 2023 01:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

CHITWAN, Sept 29: The Bharatpur Metropolitan City (BMC) in Chitwan district, emphasizing beautification of the Metropolis and promoting of greenery, has taken forward related works allocating Rs 50 million.

The budget allotted under the heading in the current fiscal year is expected to contribute in making the Bharatpur Visit Year 2024 campaign a success. In a bid to make the Metropolis green, clean and beautiful, grand sanitation and tree plantation endeavors have been conducted every second and fourth Friday of the month in all 29 wards since last month.

Also, tree plantations are done in all wards and communities of Bharatpur, the district headquarters of Chitwan, as well as the fifth largest city of the country. 

As a part of the program, the local government having nearly 200,000 population as per the 2011's census, launched a clean-up drive and tree plantations at Shahid Chowk of Narayanghat this morning. 

BMC Mayor Renu Dahal in today's sanitation and tree plantation program shared that the BMC aimed to plant over 100,000 trees within the current fiscal year 2023/24 to promote greenery. 

Currently, the ward level has been implementing the sanitation and tree plantation programs in places having less than 16-meters of roads while the BMC has been implementing this program in places having wider roads. 

Local community is also engaged in this program, according to the BMC. Today's sanitation and tree plantation drive saw the participation of the Chief District Officer of Chitwan district, heads of the security agencies, people's representatives and locals.



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