The Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers (OPMCM) has issued directives to the bodies concerned for speeding up the road repair works by maintaining coordination, following a monitoring of the works.
Monitoring of the road repair works was carried out under the leadership of the OPMCM this morning in the New Baneshwar-Old Baneshwar-Gaushala-Chabahil-Chuchchepati-Bouddha-Jorpati area.
OPMCM joint-secretary Damodar Regmi said in course of the monitoring they found that 10 big pits were still to be filled in Chabahil.
The monitoring team had inspected the Chabahil-Gopikrishna Hall- Sukedhara-Narayan Gopal Chowk- Golfutar road after returning from Jorpati. It inspected the Narayan Gopal Chowk- Samakhusi-Balaju road, the Narayan Gopal Chowk–Maharajgunj-Lazimpat-Lainchaur-Ratna Park- Sahid Gate-Tripureshwar-Teku-Thapathali-Babarmahal road as well.
The water supply pipe was found leaking and water flowing out on the road from Lainchaur to Narayan Gopal Chowk, water had collected and formed poodles at different places along the Tripureshwar-Teku road and various materials were found kept in both sides of the road at Teku and the OPMCM has issued directives to clear up the road promptly.
Kathmandu Road Expansion Project chief Deepak KC shared that Project Implementation Directorate was filling up the potholes dug up for fixing water supply pipes.
The project office has stated that task of blacktopping of Tripureshwar-Teku road section will be completed within a month as it was made ready for blacktopping.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba had directed the authorities concerned to fill up the potholes and fix the roads in the valley after a schoolgirl, Binita Phunyal drowned in a pit at Nepaltar and another schoolgirl Satya Sapkota fell into a pit at Samakhushi some days ago.