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Bagmati Province govt unveils policies, programmes



Bagmati Chief Minister Jamkattel (file )

Hetauda, May 27: Chief of Bagmati Province, Yadav Chandra Sharma, released the Bagmati Province Government’s policies and programmes for the upcoming fiscal year 2024/25 in the first meeting of the Bagmati Province Assembly on Monday.

The Bagmati Province Government in its policies and programmes has set a target of technology-friendly security check-posts giving continuity to the installation of advanced security equipment at different places including sensitive areas in the province.

Similarly, Bagmati Province Police would be set up after concluding police adjustment with the coordination of the federal government as well as province investigation bureau would be established.

There is a plan of forwarding river, corridor construction and upgradation tasks within the Kathmandu Valley with coordination of the bodies of the federal government as well as a policy has been adopted to construct 120-meter long suspension bridges by the province government and short suspension bridges with the technical support of the province government by local government, reads the policies and programmes.

The Bagmati Province Government has a policy of coordinating with the federal government to make legal arrangements for liquor production from fruits, crops and herbs produced in Bagmati province as well as formulating laws to protect and promote tangible and intangible cultural heritages within the province.

There is a target of completing drinking and irrigation projects keeping the ‘one house, one water tap’ programme at top priority to provide each citizen of province drinking water facilities as well as electricity facility at rural and remote settlements through the solar, mini-grid, or other use of alternative energy, reads the policies and programmes.

According to the Province Chief, under construction Gautam Buddha International Cricket Stadium would be completed with the co-financing of the Bagmati Province Government.

Similarly, high priority has been given to the ‘One Secondary School, One Nurse’ programme at every secondary school in 13 districts of the province, he added.