KATHMANDU, June 4: The government has endorsed Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Road Project Operation Working Procedure to give more authority to the Nepal Army (NA) to speed up the construction of the 76.2-kilometer expressway.
KATHMANDU, August 11: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed the chiefs of the concerned bodies to take the initiative in addresssing the demands set forth by Dr Govinda KC who has been on hunger strike for the last nineteen days.
KATHMANDU, April 17: In a bid to expedite the complaint investigation process, the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) has started preparations to deploy civil engineers to look into grievances filed by the survivors of 2015 Gorkha earthquakes in 11 most-affected districts.
A committee led by National Planning Commission (NPC) Vice Chairman Min Bahadur Shrestha, formed to look into the possible modality for developing Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Road Project, study whether the DPR prepared by the IL&FS could be of any use, and find possible sources of financing, submitted its report to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Monday. The government had formed the committee on November 21 after terminating all agreements and contracts with the Indian consortium led by Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) regarding the development of the fast-track project.
Below is the gist of the report that Shrestha shared with Republica's Sagar Ghimire:
Kathmandu, Feb 20: A high level committee formed under the convenorship of vice chair of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Dr Min Bahadur Shrestha today has submitted its report to the Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal stating that Nepal itself could construct the Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast track.
BARA, Dec 5: A group of 60 youth, who had started a long walk to Kathmandu on Friday to pile pressure on the government for expediting the Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track Road and Second International Airport projects, has reached Kathmandu.