By Our Reporter
As dust emanating from the roads have been a headache for the denizens, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has instructed the concerned to clean the Valley’s roads with the use of road broomer machine,
Due to the increasing pollution caused by the dust, the Kathmandu has been called as Dustmandu. The works to widen the roads and lay the pipes of the Melamchi Drinking Water Project have caused dust in the valley.
According to Ministry Secretary Bheem Prasad Upadhyay, there were complaints from the public level against increasing dust pollution in the Valley as roads here are not well cleaned after they were dug to install water pipes. The instruction to use a road sweeping machine to remove dust was to address the public complaints, he said.
The cleaning of road is expected to begin within a couple of days.