KATHMANDU : The Armed Police Force (APF), Nepal has begun construction of a building at the Border Out Post (BOP) in Gaga of Chhangru, Byas, Darchula.
It is said that the building will be suitable for housing in all seasons irrespective of harsh weather. The state-of-the-art building with 40 rooms is expected to be completed within a year, construction entrepreneur Suresh Chand said. The total cost of the building construction is estimated at Rs 100 million.
The construction company has supplied generators and some other construction materials by helicopter. If everything goes as planned, the ground floor will be completed by December, Chand said.
Likewise, the government is also preparing to establish APF Border Out Posts (BOPs) at Kauwa and Tinkar in Byas.
Meanwhile, APF Nepal has increased the number of BOPs in the bordering areas of Mahottari in the wake of major festivals.
It has set up a new BOP at Maruwahi on Sunday as per the prior decision. Chief of APF, Nepal No. 2 Chhinnamasta Bridage Krishnabhakta Bramacharya inaugurated the BOP on Sunday. With this, the number of BOP in the district has reached eight. The new BOP will have a force of 25 personnel under the command of APF Nepal’s Inspector.