KATHMANDU, July 29; The Kathmandu metropolis has completed the design of overhead bridges to be constructed at multiple new locations including Chabahil, Maitighar and Jayabageshwori inside the metropolis.

Being optimistic

July 26, 2019 07:42 am

My fellow, long-suffering Kathmandu valley residents! Have you heard the good news? Well, fear not if you haven’t because yours truly is going to take the trouble to summarize it all for you. Are you ready? Ok then, here we go!

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KATHMANDU, July 25: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is planning to launch what it has called ‘Recharge Kathmandu Program’ with a view to avoiding groundwater-related land subsidence by increasing the underground water level of the city.

KATHMANDU, July 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has unveiled a plan of establishing a municipal hospital targeting the people of the area. As the Metropolis said, its objective is to provide several sorts of health facilities to the town people at minimum charges.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Over 40 new 'smart' public toilets are to be built across Kathmandu by the end of the upcoming fiscal year, while those currently in operation will get a facelift, according to Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Teachers from around 60 community schools in Kathmandu Metropolitan City have started agitation demanding their unpaid salaries and allowances. The agitating teachers said they have not been paid for the past three months.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Unbearable garbage stink has hit residents of Kathmandu Valley for the past few days.

KMC to widen tax net

June 26, 2019 07:59 am

KATHMANDU, June 26: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has proposed increasing the tax net in the new fiscal year 2019/20 rather than increasing the rates of taxation.

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KATHMANDU, June 2: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has introduced a smart parking system in four places of Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to operate electric vehicles in its bid to reduce air pollution in the city. KMC mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya said this in his address to a seminar on 'Impact of Garbage in Climate Change', organized by KMC here on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, May 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has urged the development partners to collaborate and coordinate with it while carrying out any development work.

Age-level chess from Friday

May 15, 2019 12:04 pm

KATHMANDU, May 15:  Kathmandu Metropolitan City Ward 4 is set to organize the First U-12 and U-16 Chess Tournament from Friday. The event is to be managed by Makhan Chess Club, an internationally recognized organization.

KATHMANDU, May 3: The Kathmandu metropolitan city (KMC) has identified a new landfill site to dispose of garbage generated in Kathmandu valley during rainy season.

KATHMANDU, April 28: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Saturday demolished 52 structures built illegally on public land at Khulla Manch at the heart of the capital city.

Kathmandu, April 23: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is to form a committee headed by KMC mayor within a week for implementing its 'disaster management act'. KMC's fourth town assembly passed the Disaster Management Act on April 7.

KATHMANDU, April 18: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has released a master plan to connect two cultural heritage sites— Swayambhu and Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square.

Kathmandu, April 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has begun free checkup services targeting senior citizens receiving social security allowances.

KATHMANDU, April 9: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to launch student enrollment campaign within its territory from coming April 15.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has splurged a whooping Rs 108 million on five Italian-made street sweeping vehicles (or broomers) to fight dust pollution in the  capital city. The five broomers are set to be launched into use amidst a function at  Rastriya Sabha Griha, Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The Metropolitan Police Range (MPR), Kathmandu, has said that it has set the target of installing 150 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) in the current fiscal year with the budget of Rs 30 million provided by the metropolis on Wednesday.

KMC's lighting program in the dark

February 22, 2019 03:30 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: When the Policies and Programs for fiscal year 2018/19 were launched by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) at the very start of the current fiscal year, it included a very ambitious program titled the “Mayor Lighting Program.”

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has chosen private banks instead of government-owned banks to pay about Rs 60 million monthly to the teachers and staffers of public schools in the metropolitan city.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) office has initiated process to build at least 284 public toilets at 57 various locations across the metropolis.

KMC to implement local curriculum

February 4, 2019 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is all set to intensify the enforcement of local curriculum from the upcoming academic session.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) will be building only two sky bridges in the capital this fiscal year though it had allocated budget for the construction of three such bridges in order to control the increasing accidents caused by jaywalking and unavailability of safer mediums to cross the roads.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) which had planned to construct eight overhead bridges in eight different places in Kathmandu has sprung into action to build two such bridges in the first phase in the current fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Kathmandu Metropolitan City's plan to build public toilets in the Kathmandu Valley is in limbo for two years.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has so far received 452 suggestions under the ‘Smart City Technology Competition’ that it has announced for the first time.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has paced its drive for city beautification by managing rampantly-placed wires and cables alongside the streets.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Bidya Sunder Shakya has claimed that monorail service will start in Ring Road Monorail in Kathmandu valley during his tenure to the post.

Dec 20: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

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Dec 19: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

December 19, 2018 18:00 pm

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KATHMANDU, Dec 19: An agreement has been signed today with a Chinese company for preparing the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of monorail to be built along the 27.5 kilometers long Ring Road in Kathmandu.

Job Mela at KMC

December 8, 2018 11:25 am

KATHMANDU, Dec8: The Job Mela organized by Himalaya College of Engineering (HCOE) in association with Kathmandu Model College (KMC) and Apollo International College [AIC] kicked off on Friday in Kathmandu Model College premises at Balkumari.

KATHMANDU, Dec7:  Kathmandu Model College (KMC) Education Networks has organized a job fair on Friday. The fair was organized by Himalaya College of Engineering (HCOE) in association with KMC and Apollo International College (AIC).

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Kathmandu Model College (KMC) Education Network has announced job fair targeting newly pass out graduate students.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: As part of its campaign to keep the metropolis clean, Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is installing around 60 smart solar dustbins in major thoroughfares of the city.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: A private company has started placing ‘smart dustbin’ at 70 various locations in the Kathmandu Valley, in association with the Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has adopted strict measures to punish those throwing garbage haphazardly in the metropolis.

Kathmandu Metropolitan City in action

October 31, 2018 01:00 am

Health and education are some of core areas of service delivery and local development that fall within the responsibility of the local government

KMC reduces house rent tax by 2%

August 21, 2018 19:51 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 21: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has reduced house rent tax by two percent.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has come up with a three-phase plan for solid waste management in the Kathmandu Valley where garbage disposal has become a herculean task due to the unavailability of space at the Sisdol landfill site in Nuwakot.

KATHMANDU, JULY 27: Following widespread criticism of the proposal of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya to hand over Rani Pokhari reconstruction to Nepal Army, the metropolitan city is considering to backtrack on the proposal. The KMC now plans to carry out the reconstruction itself.

KATHMANDU, July 27:  On the eve of the local elections last year, Kathmandu Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya proclaimed in a famous Twitter post that he would ‘make Kathmandu the best city of the world’ within the first hundred days of his tenure if elected to the office.Fourteen months on, Shakya seems to have forgotten those election promises.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its preparation to demolish the historical Haribhawan within a week.

KATHMANDU, July 13: At a time when they are under criticism from various quarters for their failure to do anything substantial, the elected officials of Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) have begun efforts to have their salaries and perks increased.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Failure of Kathmandu District Education Office to provide records of secondary level schools to the local levels (Kathmandu Metropolitan City) has affected due process.

KATHMANDU, July 10: Kathmandu Metropolitan City has initiated a public private partnership with adGuru, an advertising company that specializes in out of the box outdoor advertising solutions to install smart street signs throughout the Kathmandu valley.