Two big development projects come into operation

DHANGADHI: The Intensive Urban Development Project and Regional Urban Development Project have come into operation for the development and enhancement of physical infrastructures including road and sewerage in Dhangadhi Sub-metropolis.

According to Dhangadhi-based Division Office of Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, the projects would be constructing and upgrading around 42-kilometre road in 19 places of the sub-metropolis.

Budget of Rs 1.5 billion was allocated for the implementation of the project in the current fiscal year whereas survey and design related works of the project were carried out last year.

"Works as per plans have already started", shared Division Chief Rabindra Bohora, adding "The road construction has started in five phases".

Under the project, the old bus stops in Dhangadhi would also be upgraded and new bus stops and herbal processing centre would be constructed in Fulbari of Dhandgadhi district.

The construction of landfill site has also started for the management of solid waste collected in the sub-metropolis.

Likewise, as part of the five-year Regional Urban Development Project to be implemented with the loan assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), some 15 big and small roads of the sub-metropolis would be constructed and repaired.

The budget of Rs 3.19 billion has been allocated for the same.