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Home Minister Khand directs for prevention of losses by Koshi River


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2022 Jul 02, 7:50, Kathmandu
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Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the subordinate bodies to make efforts to prevent possible losses at Lahure gorge of Dumrekot in Belaka Municipality-8, Udayapur, which is being eroded by the Koshi River.

The Minister in a telephonic conversation on Friday directed Home Secretary Tek Narayan Pandey, Irrigation Secretary Sagar Rai, Inspector General of Police Dhiraj Pratap Singh, Inspector General, Armed Police Force Raju Aryal, Director General of the Department of Water Resources and Irrigation Sushil Chandra Aryal and Chief of the APF office, Province 1 Deputy Inspector General Kamal Giri among others to do the needful in this regard at the earliest, according to the Minister's Secretariat.

Following the direction, preventive measures like the construction of embankments with the use of gabion walls in the affected area had been taken in collaboration with the Nepal Police, APF, and local people, said Chief District Officer, Udayapur, Birendra Kumar Yadav. 

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