“Bagmati Clean Up Campaign 2070” Successfully Started

Women Environment Preservation Committee (WEPCO), Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City and Kathmandu Engineering College under mutual cooperation organized the “Bagmati River Clean-Up Campaign 2070” starting from 1st February 2014 for continuous 4 weeks. 50 members from different organization took part in the campaign. The members fromorganization like WEPCO, Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City, Kathmandu Engineering College, Pokhareli DidiBahini Samuha, Friend’s Club, JICA etc. actively participated in campaign to clean the polluted Bagmati River. The clean-up spot was Bagmati bridge at Kupandole. The clean up materials and tools were provided by Lalitpur while volunteers and members were coordinated by WEPCO. The tricycles from WEPCO were used for collection of the waste collected after the clean up. The municipality trucks were used to transport the waste. The total amount of waste collected in first week was 2 Trucks with capacity of 4 tons. While, Total amount of waste collected on second week was 3 Trucks with capacity 4 tons.

Here we have the details regarding the participants of clean up campaign:

Organization                           Number of Participants

1. WEPCO                         :                          10

2. Pokhreli Didi Bahini:                           8

3. WEG                               :                           5

4. Tol Sudhar Samiti    :                           2

5. Friend’s Club               :                           5

6. KEC                                 :                           10

7. JICA                                :                            4

Few Glimpses of the Clean-Up Program on 8th February, 2014 (Saturday)

Clean Up campaign Volunteers cleaning.

Clean Up campaign Volunteers cleaning.

Members of Pokhareli Didi Bahini Samuha at Clean Up Program

Members of Pokhareli Didi Bahini Samuha at Clean Up Program

Waste Collected in Doko after the Clean Up.

Waste Collected in Doko after the Clean Up.

Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City's Truck for Waste Collection after clean up.

Lalitpur Sub-Metropolitan City’s Truck for Waste Collection after clean up.

Participants Dumping Waste to the Municipality Truck after Clean Up.

Participants Dumping Waste to the Municipality Truck after Clean Up.

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