Beni Bazaar conservation project kicks off
Babiyachaur (Myagdi), March 19: A project has been launched to tame two raging rivers that threaten to flood the Beni Bazaar, the district headquarters of Myagdi.
The project with a total cost of Rs 12 million is being launched for keeping Beni Bazaar safe by containing the impact of the Kaligandaki and Myagdi rivers.
The authorities are building a concrete and machinery walls along the banks of the Kaligandaki and Myagdi rivers, according to the Water-Induced Disaster Management Sub Division Office, Baglung.
An agreement has been sealed for Rs 7.5 million to build a concrete wall of 62.5 meters along the banks of Kaligandaki river. The wall will be 7.40 meters high, Sub Division Chief Engineer, Khagendra Bhattachan said.
In Myagdi river, a machinery wall of 72 meter in length and 5 meter in height will be build for which a contract agreement of Rs 4.6 million has been reached with Pokhara's BG Constructions.
The Beni Bazaar is viewed as a city under high risk due to the ever-present danger of the rivers swelling and flooding its banks particularly during the monsoon season. RSS
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