KMC, NEA agree to install street lights


BY A STAFF REPORTER,Kathmandu, Feb. 8: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) signed an agreement with the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) on Tuesday to install modern street lights on the main roads of the metropolis.

It is estimated that the installation of lights would cost Rs. 119.9 billion. Of which, 60 per cent would be covered by the KMC and 40 per cent by the NEA.

According to the KMC office, the metropolis would cover the cost for installing lights from Lainchaur to Maharajgunj, Maitighar Mandala to Bagbazzar to Shital Niwas, Sinamangal to Kamalpokhari via Gaushala and Chabahil to Jorpati. Similarly, the NEA would bear the cost from Sinamangal to Tinkune, Baneshwor, Maitighar Mandala, Tripureshwor to Kalanki via Kalimati, Tripureshwor to Lanchaur and around Tudikhel.  The office informed that the lights were going to be installed to maintain peace and social security at night. 

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