Kathmandu, Sept 3: Minister for Urban Development, Dr Narayan Khadka, has said that the government was committed to the President Chure Conservation Programme in letter and spirit.
He also said that the government would carry out work in view of geographical risk and sensitivity of the area. In today’s meeting of the Environment Conservation Committee, he said conservation of natural heritages was not possible only from the initiatives of the state, so support of one and all was indispensible for the same.
Stating that especially support of those involved in crusher industries was necessary, Minister Khadka urged them to operate the business after meeting the standard determined by the government. He also requested all the crusher operators to run their business after meeting the standards determined by the government till January 14. The government few days ago had decided to regulate the operation of crusher industries and distribution and selling of construction materials by the central monitoring committee and a monitoring committee formed under the coordination of Chief District Officer.
The government has made a legal provision of guaranteeing operation of the crusher industries as per the standard, monitoring the construction materials collected from forest area by the respective forest office and providing information about the monitoring and submitting report to the District Monitoring Committee.