Birgunj Municipal Council proposes a budget of Nrs 4.22 billion

BIRGUNJ: The first Municipal Council of Birgunj Metropolitan held on Sunday proposed Nrs 4.22 billion as its budget for fiscal year 2018/19 along with estimated income and expense statement and policies and programmes.

The proposed budget has highly prioritised agendas of community empowerment, poverty alleviation, increasing access to basic health facilities, local infrastructure development, adding convenience to service delivery, transparency in governance and accountability, among others, through community inclusion.

Likewise, the budget proposed by Birgunj Metropolitan Mayor Bijay Sarabaghi has stressed on sustainable development, managed urbanization, and infrastructural development while prioritising road upgrade and construction, sewer, agricultural road, transmission line upgrades and other community development campaigns and programmes.