KATHMANDU: A total of 31 metric tons of waste was recovered from Kathmandu Valley-based Rivers and Ring Road areas today.
As part of the Bagmati River Clean-Up Mega Campaign that reaches 312th week today, a total of 10 metric tons of waste was taken out from Sinamangal area. Over 300 enthusiasts representing High Powered Committee for Integrated Development of the Bagmati Civilization, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and social organizations, among others took part in the campaign, according to Mala Kharel, one of the campaigners.
Various organizations, including Bagmati Beautification Stakeholder Forum; Kanti Bhairav Gurukul; Pudasaini Friendship Society and Ramro Jorpati, Hamro Jorpati are also contributing to the campaign especially in the area above Guheshwari.
Under the Rudramati River Clean-up drive, a metric ton waste was collected and managed in the area between Ratopul and Kmalpokhari and other places along the Ring Road.