PDA negotiation in final stage
KATHMANDU: Negotiation of the PDA for the implementation of Phase I of Integrated Solid Waste Management Project in Kathmandu Valley has reached the final stage. IBN and the developer have completed several rounds of negotiations and the developer is planning to sign the agreement in early 2018. Similarly, IBN has recently conducted a topographic survey of Banchare Danda in Nuwakot, where the developer is planning to construct a Solid Waste Processing Center and Residual Inert Waste Sanitary Landfill Site. Nepwaste, a Nepali-Finnish joint venture, will undertake development of Package 1 of the project, which covers Kathmandu Metropolitan City and nine neighbouring municipalities (Budhanilkantha, Nagarjun, Tokha, Tarakeshwor, Gokarneshwor, Sankharapur, Dakshinkali, Kageshwori-Manohara and Chandragiri). Similarly, PDA negotiations are ongoing with Clean Valley Company, the developer of Package 2 and Package 3 of the project, which covers municipalities in Lalitpur, Bhaktapur and Kirtipur.