BAITADI— No local governments in Baitadi have constructed dumping sites for proper solid waste management.
Baitadi district has total 10 local governments, including four municipalities and six rural municipalities.
Health workers said that the lack of systematic waste management would cause various types of health complications to the public.
Even the district’s oldest municipality, Dasharathchand, also lacks dumping site for proper management of solid waste. The municipality which was established in 2054 BS has been managing waste on an ad hoc basis.
The construction of dumping site has been marred for no availability of proper land, the municipality sources said.
Province-3 announces public holiday on Lhosar
HETAUDA— The Province-3 government has decided to grant public holiday on the occasion of Sonam Lhosar.
Issuing a release on Sunday, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law announced public holiday in the Province-3 on the occasion of 2855th Sonam Lhosar on February 5 (Tuesday).
The Cabinet meeting on January 23 took the decision to announce public holiday on Lhosar. A grant Lhosar celebration is also to be organised in Province-3 which has the majority of Tamang community people.
The celebration is taking place in province headquarters, Herauda, on February 4 and 5.