State of Environment in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: A Special Review

  • Ashutosh Mohanty International Center for Integrated Mountaineering Development
Keywords: Environment, Kathmandu Valley, Suburban area


The purpose of the "State of Environment: Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Nepal: A Special Review", is to examine the current status of the environment of the Kathmandu Valley and the suburban areas of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur districts. The Articles analyses the emerging environmental problems and promotes specific recommendations for future action. The analysis also examines various problem and pressures due to population pressure and environmental changes happening with an alarming speed. This analysis presents an alarming picture of a rapidly deteriorating environment. The paper summarizes the policy gaps, analyses and identifies a number of measures for amelioration of existing problems and prevention of future environmental deterioration in the Kathmandu Valley.

Key words: Environment; Kathmandu Valley; Suburban area


Journal of the Institute of Engineering

Vol. 8, No. 1&2, 2010/2011

Page: 126-137

Uploaded Date: 20 July, 2011


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Mohanty, A. (1). State of Environment in Kathmandu Valley, Nepal: A Special Review. Journal of the Institute of Engineering, 8(1-2), 126-137.