A meeting of the Council of Ministers has decided to allocate the responsibility of deciding the purchasing price of the detailed project report (DPR) of Nijgadh-Kathmandu fast track project prepared by Indian Company IL&FS to the Directive Committee after studying the report's utility.
The construction of much-awaited Kathmandu-Tarai (Madhes) Fast Track Road Project was handed to the Nepalese Army through the Cabinet decision on May 4, 2017. The deadline for completing the project is four years from that time.
The NA has formed a high level project implementation directive committee under the convenorship of NA lieutenant general Purna Chandra Thapa where representatives of Ministries of Finance; and Physical Infrastructure and Transport are the members.
Minister for Finance Gyanendra Bahadur Karki shared that the Cabinet meeting decided to allocate the responsibility of fixing price of the DPR to the committee.
Prime Minister Deuba recently instructed the Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Chief Secretary, Army Chief and the authorities concerned to take a final decision regarding fast track's DPR and speed up the construction.