New landfill site in Nuwakot

LALITPUR: The Solid Waste Management and Resource Mobilisation Centre (SWMRMS) has begun the process of pooling land at Bancharedanda in Nuwakot district for a landfill site.

“We are in a process of pooling the land for a landfill site,” said Dr Sumitra Amatya, general manager, SWMRMC, under the Ministry of Local Development.

“We are planning to complete the land pooling within the current fiscal year,” she added. According to the SWMRMC, a total of 1,700 ropanies of land will be set aside for the proposed landfill site at Bancharedanda— 26 km from the capital Kathmandu. Dipendra Bahadur Oli, legal officer at the SWMRMC said, “We are pooling 728 ropanies of land from locals this year.”