KMC collects Rs 8 lakh fine from garbage throwers

Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has collected Rs 812,000 as fines from people and different organisations that were found randomly throwing the garbage at public places and roads.

KMC has taken action against 462 people who were found disobeying the rules from last July till the date, said Hari Kunwar, chief at the KMC administration division.

KMC has strictly monitored such activities after the SAARC Summit to continue Green Kathmandu campaign, said KMC spokesperson Shanta Ram Pokharel.

Prior to this, KMC has planted hundreds of trees along the road sides in the Kathmandu Valley.

Source: THT