KASKI — Chief of Army Staff Rajendra Chhetri has inaugurated the 14 kilometer Kaligandaki Road Corridor that connects Malunga of Parbat and Takuri of Baglung on Wednesday.
CoAS Chhetri expressed joy happiness that the construction was completed on time. He said the NA would take up similar kinds of development projects in the days ahead as well while speaking at a function organised at Balewa of Baglung,
According to engineer Reshmi Raj Bhattarai, they have targeted completion of the road construction along the corridor by next year.
With the construction of a 225 kilometer road from Gaindakot to Baglung and 190 kilometer road from Baglung to Korala along the corridor, they will be the shortest routes to connect India and China.
Religious sites, including Ridhi, Rudrabeni, Setibeni, Ranighat, Ramdi, Muktinath, Galeshwor, and Gupteshwor, among others, lie along the corridor.
The corridor will be a milestone in promoting places with religious, historical and tourism values in Dhaulagiri, Palpa and Gulmi districts.Follow @gorkhapost
Over 20,000 drivers taken action through CCTV monitoring
KATHMANDU— The Metropolitan Traffic Police Division (MTPD) has effectively launched monitoring of vehicles plying on the road through close circuit (CC) camera in Kathmandu valley.
Traffic Police are keeping a close watch on drivers to check whether they are following the traffic rules or not.
A total of 20,024 drivers of various vehicles faced action based on such monitoring. The police begun this bid since 2073 BS and it has become effective so far, said SSP Basanta Panta of the Traffic Division.
Most of the cases were related to violation of the traffic lane and driving on ‘one way’ roads, he added.
The police are monitoring the traffic activities through 460 close circuit cameras installed at the Division Office, Ranipokhari.Follow @gorkhapost