31 Aug Babaiyachour.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to provide financial assistance to control landslide at Lampata of Babiyachour-5 in Myagdi district.
A mission team under the leadership of ADB representative Laxmi Adhikari reached in the district one week ago to monitor the landslide agreed to provide financial assistance through DecentralisedRural Infrastructure and Livelihood ImprovementProject(DRLIP).
Local Development Officer Bishnu Prasad Sharma said that the ADB agreed to provide all the expenses required to operate transport services by controlling the landslide in a long-lasting manner. The site lies along the Beni-Darbang road section.
Sharma added that Rs 27.5 million is the estimated cost for the same. Works would be carried out to control the landslide as per the report and suggestion prepared by a team headed by geologist Nareshman Shakya after carrying out a broad study of the landslide.
Locals of western area in the district have been hit hard due to road obstruction at Lampata following continuous landslide for the past four years.
The infrastructure constructed investing Rs 8.3 million in the fiscal year 2069/70 BS through DRLIP to control landslide of Lampata was destroyed by river eroding and landslide. RSS