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28 metric tonnes of solid waste extracted from Valley rivers

October 07, 2017

 At least 28 metric tonnes of solid waste have been collected as part of Kathmandu Valley clean-up campaigns on Saturday.

Four metric tonnes of garbage were picked up from Pashupati-Ram Temple area, under the Bagmati Clean-up Mega Campaign that entered the 230th week today.

The participation saw more than 450 people from all walks of life including the High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of Bagmati Civilisation, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Nepal Police, Nepal Army, and Armed Police Force among others.

Likewise, two metric tonnes of waste were extracted from Hanuman Ghat and Gothatar bridge surroundings as part of Guheshwori above Bagmati Clean-up Drive that reached the 190th week today.

Altogether three metric tonnes of solid waste were picked up from Ratopul-Kalopul stretch and Balaju Fishery area under the Rudramati clean-up and Bishumati clean-up campaigns.

Four metric tonnes of garbage were collected from BP Eye Hospital area in Jadibuti as part of Manohara River Clean-up Campaign that made it to the 28th week while 10 metric tonnes were collected from the cleaning campaign being carried out in the Kathmandu Ring Road area.