July 19: The government has set a new minimum price for lands across the country under a new evaluation effective from the current fiscal year. According to the new evaluation, the land prices in the Kathmandu has increased by five to 20 percent.
Out of the 131 land revenue offices across the country, some have maintained status quo while most of them have increased the price of the land, informed the Department of Land Management and Records.
Land revenue offices of Kalanki, Chabahil, Tokha, Dillibazar, Manamaiju, and Sankhu within the valley have already made public the new evaluation.
The minimum evaluation of the prices of the land in Kathmandu was set by a recent meeting chaired by Chief District Officer of Kathmandu, Ram Prasad Acharya. The department informed New Business Age that Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have also reviewed the prices of lands.