Kathmandu, January 27
The Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport has formed a task force to study vehicle pollution, vehicle safety and accident reduction.
The aim of the task force is to come up with plans to improve the current state of public transport in the country.
Former Secretary Sharad Chandra Paudel has been appointed the coordinator of the seven-member task force by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Narayan Kaji Shrestha.
Former Additional Inspector General of Police Bigyan Rraj Sharma, professor of Pulchok Engineering College Padma Bahadur Shahi, transport expert Madhu Sudan Acharya and engineer Bijay Gautam are members of the task force.
The director general of the transport management department is the member secretary of the task force, which also has the chairman or representative of the Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs as a member.