Rural Area Development: Investment Utilized

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० असोज १५ गते ९:१९ मा प्रकाशित

             Lalitpur, Oct. 1: The Rural Area Development Committee (RADC), a body established by the government for the development of the remote districts of the country has been working for the proper utilization of the budget allocated to it for the current fiscal year.

RADC works in 22 districts including the 13 districts designated as remote districts by the government and some VDCs of nine other districts.

The committee recently conducted separate regional workshops at Biratnagar, Pokhara and Nepalgunj with the objective of discussing and soliciting suggestions from stakeholders as how best the fund of Rs. 141 million allocated to it this fiscal year could be utilized in quality works.

Acting Member-Secretary at RADC, Murari Wosti, said that orientation was given to the committee’s staff and the local development stakeholders regarding the ways of increasing the ownertship of the community to the projects and to motivate the staff.

Discussions were held on carrying out effective and sustainable development in rural areas despite of geographical difficulties, costly transportation and lack of skilled human resources, he added.

As per the information provided by the committee, the capital expenditure of the committee stood at Rs. 62.32 million last year and it is expected to reach 90 million this year.

The committee plans to construct 17 water supply projects, seven irrigation projects, 56 suspension bridges, 22 micro hydroelectricity projects, 38 kilometres of road and mule tracks and 25 community buildings and other infrastructures this year. RSS

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