KASKI — The Lekhnath Municipality, with the backing of different organisations, has launched a campaign in a bid to free the Begnas Lake from the infestation of Jalakumbhi plants ( hyacinth ) and keep its unspoiled beauty alive.
Ceed Foundation and Hotel and Restaurant Association, Kaski are among those organisations cooperating with the Municipality in its efforts aims to control the encroachment of this aquatic plant on the lake.
The campaign will run for two months, Foundation Director Damodar Bhakta Thapa said.
The Municipality has released Rs 200,000 and Foundation and Association contributed Rs 25,000 each to launch the campaign. Every day, there will be around 40 people to remove the plants from the lake, he said.
NC consults experts on govt’s policies and programs
KATHMANDU — The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has taken suggestions from experts regarding the government’s policies and programs.
A meeting of the Nepali Congress parliamentary party convened at the parliamentary party’s office in Singha Durbar today consulted with the economists and former bureaucrats on the policies and programs of the government.
The government presented its policies and programs for the fiscal year 2018/19 in the Federal Parliament on Monday.
Deliberations will be held on the policies and programs in the House of Representatives and the National Assembly from Wednesday.
NC leader Dilendra Prasad Badoo, talking to the National News Agency, RSS, said that the meeting reviewed the government’s policies and programs and also discussed on issues the party would speak on in parliament.
Before this, the Nepali Congress had decided to put its views in parliament by forming thematic committees.Follow @gorkhapost