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KMC takes action against 84 people for littering

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KATHMANDU — Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has taken action against 84 people in the current fiscal year so far for littering and not disposing wastes at designated sites.

KMC collected Rs 237,350 in penalty from the people who were fined.

Chief of the operations section at KMC’s Environment Management Division, Meen Bahadur Thapa said that 84 people were booked for throwing wastes at places other than the designated waste collection sites and not disposing them in KMC’s garbage collection trucks.

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He said a majority of those booked for littering are from Putalisadak, Bagh Bazaar, New Road, and Jamal areas.

Penalty for littering ranges between Rs 500 and Rs 100,000.

KMC has been managing 800 metric tonnes of solid waste every day.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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