Kathmandu metropolis to launch street security audit

Kathmandu road safety manholes mismanagement
Manholes in Maitighar of Kathmandu have gone under the street after an overlay carried out by the Department of Roads. Photo: Aryan Dhimal

Kathmandu, November 11

The Kathmandu metropolitan metropolis is making ready to launch a street security audit within the capital.

The metropolis authorities is pondering of mobilising the non-public sector for the audit.

Ram Thapa, the director of town authorities’s Public Construction Department, says the audit is being deliberate as per the federal government’s coverage and programme for the present fiscal yr. “WHILE concrete selections are but to be made, we’ve got begun a dialogue.”

Meanwhile, Thapa says there are some authorized complexities in involving town authorities in street security administration. “We are searching for our position in transport administration inside town, however our position is just not clear.”

Road accidents have been a serious reason behind demise in Nepal for the previous a number of years. Nepal has dedicated to lowering street dangers to half by 2030.