Kathmandu, Nov 22,2014: The Investment Board is to give the responsibility of preparing the detailed project report (DPR) of the long-term management of the solid waste in the Kathmandu Valley to two international companies.
A meeting of the Board on Friday gave the responsibility to M Communication OY in association Poyry, Biotse and The Organic Village, LM BVG (India), and the Greenfield Waste Management Company and KRYSS International J/V for preparing the concrete basis for waste management.
The Board plans to take ahead the process in this connection in three packages. Accordingly, the package one includes the collection of waste in the Kathmandu Metropolitan City and 13 adjoining Village Development Committees (VDCs) while the package two comprises collection of waste in Lalitpur Sub-metropolitan City and nine adjoining VDCs. The package three includes collecftion of solid waste from Bhaktapur and Madhyapur municipalities.
The Indian and Italian companies have shown interest in preparing the DPR. Both these companies have completed the field verification some time back and have submitted a report on this to the Board.