Nepal | May 30, 2020

Contractors told to complete road projects without delay

Himalayan News Service
Share Now:

Khotang, May 12

The District Administration Office, Khotang has directed contractors concerned to blacktop the Diktel-Halesi and Jayaram-Halesi road sections along the Mid-hill Highway soon.

Lumbini Kankai Surya Construction has been awarded the contract to blacktop 12 km of Halesi-Bijule road whereas Lama Nagarjun Construction is responsible for blacktopping 12 km of Bijule-Hurlung road along the Mid-hill Highway.

Similarly, Lama Nagarjun Trisuli has the contract to blacktop 11.4 km of Hurlung-Diktel road, while Rauta Construction and Surya Construction are responsible for blacktopping 18 km of Jayaram-Halesi road.

The administration issued the directive during an all-party meeting held in the district. “Locals have complained that contractors of the project are unnecessarily delaying construction work. So, the contractors have been strongly directed to complete their work soon and maintain quality,” said Chief District Officer of Khotang Pralhad Pokhrel.

The DAO stated that it also directed the concerned contractor of Dudhkoshi Bridge at Jayaramghat to complete the bridge at the earliest as the project had already been delayed by four years.


A version of this article appears in print on May 13, 2017 of The Himalayan Times.

Follow The Himalayan Times on Twitter and Facebook

Recommended Stories:

More from The Himalayan Times:

Are we doing enough for the mental health of healthcare workers?

The number of coronavirus patients has been increasing over the past few days in Nepal. In the current scenario, it seems like the numbers would further increase in the coming days. Given that healthcare workers and frontline staff are the first responders to manage the ongoing pandemic with limited Read More...

Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

WASHINGTON: The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs. Black reporter Omar Jimenez had just shown a protester being Read More...

Ten-man Leipzig held to 2-2 home draw by Hertha

LEIPZIG: RB Leipzig's faint title hopes faded further as they fought out a 2-2 home draw with Hertha Berlin after conceding a late equaliser from the penalty spot, having been reduced to 10 men in a see-saw Bundesliga encounter on Wednesday. The result left Leipzig third on 55 points from 28 Read More...

Nepali Sherpas wait, grow potatoes as Himalayas remain closed due to coronavirus

KATHMANDU: Had it not been for the coronavirus, Nepali climbing guide Tashi Lakpa Sherpa would have been on Mount Everest now, guiding clients and trying to add another feather in his cap - a ninth ascent. But the 34-year-old is sitting in a Kathmandu apartment, worried about his future as a gui Read More...

England ask 55 players to return for training

LONDON: A group of 55 England cricketers have been asked to return to training to prepare for the start of the English summer season that was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday. Cricket was shut down in March due to the novel coronavirus Read More...

VIDEO: Nationwide COVID-19 count jumps to 1,212; sixth death reported

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population shared its latest updates on COVID-19 response from across the country, as of today. The total number of coronavirus infection in the country has reached 1,212 with 170 new cases, today. With this, 1,103 males and 109 females have been infected wi Read More...

MoHP briefing: Nepal witnesses exponential increase in COVID-19 cases

KATHMANDU: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), in its regular press briefing, shared the latest updates from across the country on government’s response to COVID-19 crisis. As of today, 64,154 tests through Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) method and 105,478 Rapid Diagnostic Tests Read More...

Ministry of Home Affairs

Chaurjahari Incident: Govt-formed probe committee begins investigation

JAJARKOT: A five-member high level investigation committee formed by Home Ministry to probe the Chaurjahari incident has begun its investigation from today. The incident occurred when Navaraj BK along with his 18 friends reached Sothi in West Rukum district from Bheri Municipality in Jajarkot Read More...