February 9, Karnali: Infrastructure Development Directorate of Karnali Province, Surkhet, has started constructing 97 projects at the investment of Rs 923.7 million.
The Directorate has constructed a four-kilometer motorable road at Birendranagar of Surkhet in the first quarter.
Director of the Directorate, Basudev Poudel, said that the Directorate has started constructing 85-kilometer roads, eight motorable bridges and two suspension bridges in Surkhet alone.
Poudel shared, “We have set a target to blacktop 32 kilometers road in Surkget till the end of the current fiscal year. Drainage would be constructed along 70-kilometers of the road as well as it would be graveled and upgraded.”
He further said that the road would be blacktopped from the mid of February. A total of 500 houses would be constructed under the People Housing program and a 50-km track would be opened within the current fiscal year 2020/21.
Saying activities have been forwarded as per the schedule, the Directorate said that the projects would be completed as per the target.