BIRATNAGAR — Chief Minister of Province 1 Sherdhan Rai, has directed the concerned bodies to stop the deforestation in the Charkoshe jhadee (jungle) of eastern Tarai.
Chief Minister Rai issued such directive to the Chief District Officer of Morang, Ram Prasad Acharya, after finding the trees of Charkoshe jungle being cut down haphazardly in the name of scientific forest management.
A meeting has been called for Sunday in order to hold further discussion with stakeholders in this regard.
Meanwhile, Social Development Minister of the Province, Jeevan Ghimire, directed the private schools to provide 10 per cent scholarship compulsorily to the students from next academic session.
At a program organised by Consumers Welfare Protection Forum Nepal here Friday, the Minister shared that the Ministry made various decisions to control evil and aberration surfaced in the private schools.Follow @gorkhapost
Narayangadh-Muglin road obstructed
CHITWAN — The Narayangadh-Muglin road section has been obstructed following a landslide in Ichchhakamana Rural Municipality-6 of Chitwan district, on early Thursday morning.
The road section has been obstructed following a landslide at Tope Khola on the Narayangadh-Mugling section of the highway, the District Police Office Chitwan said.
According to police it will take five to eight hours to remove the landslide debris. Landslides are frequent on this section of the highway whenever it rains as the hill slopes on the road side have been scraped in course of the road widening works.Follow @gorkhapost