CHITWAN, July 10: Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa has announced the District Development Committee, Chitwan, as environment-friendly office.
Also the Minister for Federal Affairs and Local Development, Thapa announced this by unveiling the statue of "Chitwan Aama' installed in the DDC premises and planting a sapling of red sandalwood.
On the occasion, he said that there was a huge impact on environment due to ecological imbalance and added that it was necessary to make the country green.
DPM Thapa said that all should engage towards minimizing impact seen due to climate change as well as to control adverse impact on environment due to deforestation and soil erosion.
Stating that all should involve in making houses, government offices, DDC, Metropolitan City, Sub-Metropolis, towns and VDCs environment-friendly, the Federal Affairs and Local Development Minister Thapa urged to encourage for sapling plantation in people's home.
Similarly, Joint-Secretary at the Ministry, Gopi Krishna Khanal, Local Development Office, Shrawan Kumar Pokharel, also expressed their views.
Before this, DPM Thapa has asked information from local bodies' employees about projects and gave necessary direction to them. RSS