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Blacktopped road peeled off during monitoring

2022 Apr 05, 12:21, Jhapa

Deputy Mayor at Birtamod Municipality in Jhapa district Pabitra Mahatara informed that the substandard roads were identified and peeled off during monitoring at the local level.

The roads build were substandard due to technical faults and the recklessness of contractors and had to be peeled off and the concerned ones directed to reconstruct.

A month back, she had reached Pragatinagar of Ward no 8 for field inspection along with the engineer, and other technical staff. The team found fault in road construction- low-quality materials were used for blacktopping the road.

"I faced several such substandard works which were directed for reconstruction," she said, adding that even the contractors were grilled. The contractors used to avoid responsibility, Deputy Mayor Mahatara added.

She further shared that Birtamod Municipality blacktopped a 54-km road on its own, repaired a 580-km road along with gravel, and constructed 65 bridges, and many box culverts. Similarly, in the last five years, more than 500 poor households were provided zinc sheets for roofs.

Moreover, the Deputy Mayor informed that as per the constitutional provision, the judicial committee she led in the municipality settled 329 disputes. 


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