Ncell and DoFSC take on ring-road landscaping
N.Cell, in collaboration with the The Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation (DoFSC) will be responsible for landscaping more than 10 kilometers of the Kalanki-Koteshwor ring road. Ncell started the pilot phase of the green belt project in November after the completion of the Balkhu-Ekantakuna section of the ring road.
The company will also ensure the maintenance of the green belt route and plant and care for more than 6,000 trees in the region over the next five years.
“Ncell’s collaboration with the Department of Forests and Soil Conservation represents a major change in the way organizations can work together to make an impact,” he said Andy Chong, CEO of Ncell. “This greening initiative will contribute to a healthy environment for the entire community and help Ncell achieve its climate goals.”
Lalitpur Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan welcomed the collaboration between DoFSC and Ncell and said: “The metropolis of Lalitpur is ready to expand any support that is necessary for a successful implementation of the project as it greatly contributes to our campaign for green and Blue contributes, aimed at the development of green spaces and the environmental projection. “Most of the Koteshwor-Kalanki section is in Lalitpur.
DoFSC Director General Man Bahadur Khadka praised Ncell’s initiative and reiterated the department’s commitment to environmental protection. “It remains the government’s broader priority to promote and promote the environment across the country.”
Ncell previously planted 50,000 trees on 33 acres of barren land in the Dhanushadham Protected Forest (DPF), after which the government declared the reserve an “illegal felling and open space zone”.