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33 metric tons of waste collected in Kathmandu Valley

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Jul 7, 2018

(Purna Prasad Mishra)
Kathmandu, July 7 (RSS): Continuing the weekly cleanup series in the Kathmandu Valley, people from various places collected 33 metric tons of waste today.
People from various walks of life gathered around Hanumanghat area of Bagmati River and managed 10 tons of waste.
Today is the 269th week of the Bagmati Cleanup Mega Campaign. More than 430 persons from security bodies, Bagmati Civilization Integrated Development Committee, Gokarneshwor and Kageshwori Municipalities, Gayatri Pariwar, Nyano Sparsha, Muktinath Bank, Thakuri Society and others involved in the sanitation campaign, said a campaigner Mala Kharel.
Blue Cross Hospital also mobilized its health staffs along with ambulance for the Bagmati cleanup drive.
Campaigner Uttam Pudashaini informed that the waste was collected from the area above Guheshwori. Women Awareness Group from Gokarneshwor Municipality managed both biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste.
Two metric tons of garbage was managed under the 224th week of Rudramati sanitation campaign. The waste was collected from the area along Ratopul-Kalopul-Gyaneshwor and Gaucharan. Even an awareness rally was organized. The campaign was led by Rudramati Concern Society.
Moreover, under the 196th week of Bishnumati cleanup campaign, three tons of waste was managed, according to a campaigner Bijen Lama. It was attended by over 200 persons from security forces, students and locals combined.
More than two dozen women’s groups collected the garbage around Tilganga Eye Hospital, said coordinator Asha Pande.
Twelve metric tons of garbage was managed from the area above Banasthali Chowk under the 67th week of ring road cleaning drive.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of the World Cooperatives Day, Royal Cooperatives planted tree saplings on the Bagamati River bank near Koteshwor Mahadev Temple.

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