One door policy to collect entry fee in Patan museum and durbar square
Preliminary Engineering survey for Rail Connectivity to Chardham and Chardham Yatra (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath & Kedarnath via Dehradun & Karanprayag) has been conducted and completed . Total expense of 327.11 Km long rail line has been assessed as ' 43,292 Cr. To assess viability, next step of Traffic Survey has been taken up.
An agreement has been reached between Patan Durbar Square and Museum to implement the one door policy to collect the entry fee for the visitors.
The agreement will come into force from September 17. Before the agreement, the museum office used to collect the entry fee for the museum visit and Sub Metropolitan City office for the durbar square visit.
Official at the museum Suresh Man Lakhe shared that they agreed to collect the entry fee from a single place aimed at easing the visitors.
He added that with the enforcement of a new decision, foreign visitor could visit the both places paying Rs 1,000.
Earlier, Sub Metropolitan office used to charge Rs 750 and Museum office was charging Rs 400 for the foreigners.
It is noted that the visitors from the SAARC countries will have to pay Rs 250 while those from other countries will be charged Rs 1000.
The people from SAARC countries have to pay less entrance fee in comparison to the other countries.
Similarly, Nepali will have to pay Rs 30 to visit the museum while students can visit it showing their identity cards in Rs 15 only. RSS
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Posted on: February 28, 2017 | Location: Bhaktapur, Changunarayan, Nepal | Type: Adventure, Cultural |Tags:Bhaktapur, ChanguNaryan Temple, NepalNOW, nepal
Changunarayan Temple in Bhaktapur, an ancient temple enlisted in the UNESCO heritage list, reopened to the public that was closed after heavy damages in the deadly April 25 'Gorkha Earthquake'. The history of Changunaryan temple dates back to around 3000 years. The temple is located 22 kms away from Kathmandu.
Nepal now have its second motor able entry point into Tibet, and it could soon outperform the existing Kodari route.
The 16-km Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi gravel track will be ready next week after completion of work on the remaining 200 meters, according to the Ministry of Physical Planning and Works. Reaching Rasuwagadhi by motor able road would provide a passage to Kerung in Tibet, where China has long been investing heavily to develop it as a largest ever trade centre.
China has already constructed a 22 km connecting road from Kerung to the Rasuwagadhi border, which is about 84 km from Trishuli in Nepal. Taking into account the distance from Kathmandu, it is not a shorter route compared to the Kodari route to Khasa. However, it could usher in a new era of Nepal-Tibet trade after it is connected to the Prithvi Highway by the 18 km Trishuli-Galchhi road which is under-construction under an ADB grant and set for completion in two years.
The whole nation will have easier connection to Tibet through this road," said Joint-Secretary Tulsi Sitaula, chief of Construction Department at the ministry. "Getting so close a connection to a major highway will take Nepal-Tibet trade to a new height."
The single-lane track measuring only 16 km cost the government of China Rs 1.25 billion, thanks to the difficult terrain. China employed its own workforce for the entire construction.
Meanwhile, China is working on a war footing to build a new city in Kerung valley.
According to experts who are aware of China's Nepal-Tibet trade strategy, Kerung will probably replace Khasa which is already congested and has no space for extension owing to the arduous lay of the land. While building skyscrapers, deluxe hotels and roads, China has even subsidized the residents of Kerung to go for modern houses.
While racing with urbanization, Kerung is also going to dovetail with the Lhasa-Beijing railway, which is now being extended to Sigatshe. "From Sigatshe it will turn to Kerung as China is clear that extending it to Khasa is not viable and useful," said Maheshwor Lal Shrestha, ex-chief of the Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi Road Project.
According to Sitaula, the Rasuwa route to Tibet could also make it a big in tourism. "It cuts nearly 200 km, the distance from Tatopani to Rasuwa, en route to Mansarobar from Nepal," he said.
Meanwhile, the Chinese government has recently decided to open the Kerung border to tourists from the beginning of January. Prior to this, the border was open only for trade purposes.
Technically, the Syafrubesi-Rasuwagadhi road is more reliable than the Kodari Highway, said Sitaula. Except one point at Mulkharka in Rasuwa where there is persistent landslide which is a phenomenon in hills, the entire road is well-built and durable," he added. The road has nine big bridges.
Source : Timure
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Usually all have this perception that this region of China i.e.,Tibet has winter where by during the winter it is freezing so it is not advisable to travel to Tibet in this season but it is no so as we think because the temperature even today is 9-15 degree celcius with a sunny day and local Tibet pilgrims flock the region and enjoy the scenic winter tours and explore with the Tibetan Holidays . There is no permit and visa restriction during the winter since Tibet Tourism Bureau is taking full interest in promoting the region of varying shades , culture and diverse weather conditions so within 7 days they grant permit bound to the region. There will not be any restriction up to 20th Feb 2017 and there after all is closed until March end . The permits would reopen from April 1st and would continue for all its restricted regions as well . If you have any question or booking and concerns please mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org
BEIJING: China will set up a natural drinking water industry in Tibet at a cost of more than USD 6 billion in the next three to five to tap the Himalayan region's high- quality and abundant fresh water resources.
Tibet has the most abundant water resources in China, reaching 439.4 billion cubic metres, 60 times the country's per capita level.
Its clean, uncontaminated water is also considered among the world's best, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Authorities have evaluated water quality at 27 water sources in the Tibet autonomous region and have found 190 million cubic metres of surface drinking water, around 22 per cent of which is exploitable, said Xiang Tongliang, deputy director of Tibet's water resources bureau.
Production of natural drinking water rose 60 per cent in 2014 to 153,000 tonnes and authorities hope it will grow 30 times in the next three to five years, with production value reaching 40 billion yuan (USD 6.44 billion).
However, Losang Jamcan, chairman of the regional government, warned that developing the natural drinking water industry in Tibet should not come at the cost of the region's natural environment.
He said the autonomous region should adhere to a stringent process for extracting water, mete out harsh punishment to violators and improve real-time monitor of water sources being exploited.