Kathmandu, Jan 12 – Following the path of citizen’s relentless weekly cleanup campaign in the Kathmandu Valley, the government employees in the central administrative office of the country, launched sanitation inside Singha Durbar today.
Chief of Administration Section at Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers, Undersecretary Bishnu Ghimire, informed the National News Agency (RSS) that the employees from almost all ministries, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force involved in the cleanup campaign braving the winter chill Saturday morning.
The construction materials strewn around the ministries, unused vehicles parts and the trashes were gathered and managed inside the Singha Durbar.
Undersecretary Ghimire shared that more than 100 unused vehicle parts were assembled. They could be reused after repair or dumped, he added.
33 metric tonnes garbage managed
Similarly, as much as 33 metric tonnes of garbage has been collected and managed from various parts of the Kathmandu Valley. The concerned local areas would be responsible to work for further management of the waste.
The amount of the garbage is measured with the help of vehicles used for garbage collection.
The clean up drive was attended by people’s representatives and government employees as well. National Assembly member Komal Oli and 100 newly appointed section officers joined hands with the campaigners.
Similarly, more than 300 people affiliated to various organizations took to streets collecting the garbage.