Kanchanpur, : The construction of a road linking Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura has started which will shorten the trip hours between the two districts to at least four hours.

The road from Bunk of Kanchanpur – the gateway to hilly districts in the far western region – will connect Budar area of Dadeldhura district.

The work of opening the track has started and is scheduled to complete within the next two years, said former minister Narayan Prakash Saud. The contract of the construction of the 25 km road has been handed over for Rs 100 million.

Former minister Saud further said the black topping of the Kaluwapur – Belauri highway will start in the ongoing fiscal year with an estimated budget of Rs 380 million.