Kathmandu, May 28: The National Concern and Coordination Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to endorse the detailed project report (DPR) of the Kathmandu-Tarai Madhes Fast Track at the soonest.
The today’s meeting of the committee, after acquiring information regarding the construction of the fast track, urged the government to pave the way for carrying out the important works of the fast track project expeditiously and smoothly by accepting the DPR. The fast track is being constructed by Nepal Army.
The DPR prepared by the Sussung Company of Korea had been forwarded to the Council of Ministers for its approval through the Ministry of Defence. But it has been held up at the Council of Ministers since some time.
It has drawn the attention of the government and the project to the urgent need of resolving the dispute related to the land acquisition and compensation seen in Khokana area of Lalitpur for long.
Total cost of Fast Track Rs 213 billion.