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Budget crisis affects landslide control efforts at Myagdi section



Myagdi, March 22: Activities related to control landslide at Myagdi section of Beni-Jomsom-Kerala road along the Kaligandaki corridor have been affected due to budget scarcity.

It has resulted complications in regular vehicular movement during the rainy season. The built structures are being affected in lack of long-term measures to control landslide due to budget crunch.

Chief of Beni-Jomsom-Korala road project, Dhurba Jha said around five-kilometer of road along the Ghasa section of Mustang from Rahughat is at risk of landslide.

As many as 14 big landslides were spotted along the 40-km Beni-Ghasa section, he mentioned, adding that they have proposed additional budget to control landslide.

Saying Rs 8 million was immediately needed to prevent landslide along the section, Jha shared that they had submitted the proposal at the Finance Ministry through Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport demanding extra budget.

He complained that the construction activities have been delayed in lack of budget. #Nepal


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