Lalitpur, July 1 -- The Lalitpur Metropolitan City unveiled its plans and policies for the upcoming fiscal year 2020/21 last week, which observers described as more people-centric and practical than the ones annunced by Kathmandu Metropolitan City.

Lalitpur's annual plans and policies include programmes to promote the farming sector, develop infrastructure and various social welfare schemes with regard to the coronavirus pandemic.

Presenting the plans and policies at the fifth municipal assembly, Lalitpur Mayor Chiri Babu Maharjan acknowledged that his office could not complete several tasks it had set out to accomplish in the last three years and vowed to work harder in the coming days.

He also committed to overcome the challenges pre...