The Chandragiri Municipality, the largest local level in Kathmandu district, has shifted to its own administrative building. The local government is onward to provide integrated services except the livestock services from the new building featuring traditional architectures such as Aakhnijyal (traditional windows) among others.
The earthquake-resistant building is equipped with a fire distinguishing system and an underground parking lot. It has a meeting hall with the capacity of accommodating around 200 people once. The total cost of the building construction project is Rs 250 million: Rs 100 million was invested by the District Coordination Committee, Kathmandu, and remaining was managed by the local government through internal sources.
Committee Chief Shiva Sundarraj Baidya and Municipality Mayor Ghanashyam Giri inaugurated the building amidst a programme here today. The foundation stone of the building was laid on November 27, 2019 and the project could not be completed within the given deadline due to COVID-19 crisis, it is said. The construction was delayed by around nine months.On the occasion, Mayor Giri said construction of the new building would help them deliver prompt services to the service seekers and further expedite the development works.
Likewise, Chief of District Coordination Committee, Kathmandu, Baidhya expressed pleasure for the development of new building while announcing to continue cooperation between the Committee and Chandragiri Municipality. During the event, Computer Officer of Municipality Sita Kumari Karki and Medical Officer of Thankot Hospital Dr Hemnath Sharma were honoured with Rs 50,000 each. -RSS