Investment in road helps save double in vehicle maintenance

Posted on: December 30, 2017 | views: 10462
The Road Boards Nepal has asked the Ministry of Finance to allocate the toll its collects for road maintenance purpose. The Board has allocated amount for maintenance of roads through the 217 municipalities and all the District Coordination Committees. The Board was established 15 years ago with the purpose to maintain and repair the roads. At a programme organized to mark the 15th anniversary of the Board in the capital city today, the officials claimed that a penny invested in road maintenance will save two pennies in vehicles' maintenance. On the occasion, Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar said that the government is increasing investment for road infrastructure as the road is the basis for development and prosperity.