The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has said that 123 ropani of public land has been protected in the current fiscal year.
Addressing public complaints on unauthorized use of public land, KMC Mayor Balendra Shah said that the KMC has managed to protect 123 ropani of public land in the current year. The public land protection was carried out as per the manifesto he released during the local level elections held a year ago.
Likewise, the work of building 25 new parks, installing smart street lights, removing footpath shops and vendors and making it easy to use for the public has also been accomplished within a year. The KMC has installed 1,700 smart street lights during the period.
Mayor Shah shared that 42 kilometers of roads have been paved, seven kilometers of new sewers constructed, and 1,500 meters of footpaths constructed.
Similarly, from the current academic session, the Book Free Friday program is being conducted for the first time in all public schools in the metropolitan city.