Dhansari-Belsot Mechanized Bridge
Nepali Technicians of Ropeway Nepal in closed collabaration with GRID Nepal, Dhansari Belsot Mechanized Bridge has been successfully completed from Yesterday. This mechanized bridge having 635m span across Kamala River connecting Dhansari, Tandi VDC, Sindhuli and Belsot, Trivini VDC, Udayapur. Financial Support provided by Poverty Allivation Fund (PAF), Technical Support provided by GRID Nepal in cooperation with Ropeway Nepal and GREEN Tech Nepal, Local NGO-Rudeso Nepal, DDC Sindhuli, DDC Udayapur, Tandi VDC, Triveni VDC etc.
Dhansari is a river side village of Kamala river which is non-fordable most of the time. The majority of the population are Dalit and Janajati community comprising with countable population of Danuwar (ethnicity who do not having their own land) community. The social fabric of the community is homogeneous and all caste and creed are still confining there activities in preserving and promoting their respective culture, language and religion, the main source of their employment is agriculture but they always face a considerable grain deficit due to poor yield.
Dhansari-Belsot is the most important transit point between Sindhuli and Udayapur districts and also links up to the people of Dhanusha district. This junction point is frequently used by students, porters and farmers. There is a tentative crossing by about three hundreds persons each day. There are no other crossings near the site. The construction of mechanized bridge at the Dhansari-Belsot can explore the required technology for enhancement of rural livelihood.