RMG member on poultry farming

District:

Twenty Seven years old Ganga Devi Saud is a member of Pragatisil RBG formed at Toli 6. She has been operating a Unique Kirana and Murga Farm at Toli 6 with the loan of Rs. 35,000 from RBG saving.  Initially she had purchased 300 chicks from Sanfe Achham at the rate of Rs. 70 per chick.  Among them 280 chicks survived and are weighing around 2.5 kg per chicken. She is selling live chicken at the rate of Rs. 250-300 per kg in the local community. The shed construction cost her Rs. 80,000 to accommodate 500 chicks. The technical assistance was taken from RAP promoted Saud Agro vet located at Bamka Bazar. Poultry feed is being taken from Sanfe Achham at 8-10 days interval. She is assuming that the first lot earning of Rs. 150,000 will cover the all costs including shed, feed, chicks and treatment. She is planning to raise the second lot of 300 chicks and also constructing another shed to accommodate 1000 chicks. She is an inspiration to other RBG members to operate business.

Breakthrough the obstacle of RAP road entry section

District:

Obstacle of penstock pipe of local Micro-hydro at RAP road entry section in Kailshmandu, Bajura has been cleared as well as track has opened on critical section (rocky portion of entry section) of that section. Road access opened through that section to the RAP road zero point which are the great achievement. People are very happy and assured that vehicle can ride on RAP road soon.

Head of DFID Nepal visits Bajura office

District:

Dr. Gail Marzetti, the head of DFID Nepal visited RAP3 office at Maure, Bajura on 4th April 2017. Kamal Raj Bhandari, EO and Pratik Paudel, GE shared the information regarding the physical and financial progress of the construction work taking place in the district. The head of DFID Nepal explained that she was happy to hear that the living standard of the local people has raised because of the programme.

CPD training

District:

In line with RAP3 Continuing Professional Development annual timetable RAP 3 DTA Bajura conducted two days CPD training on Implementation and Quality Control Modules on 24-25 March 2017. The training was attended by 11 participants (including LDO and DTO chief) from DCC/DTO/RAP 3 DTA.  RAP 3 DTL Ramesh Neupane, EO Kamal Bhandari and GE Pratik Paudel delivered the training. In training closing remarks, Local Development Officer Prakash Raj Poudel thanks RAP 3 for enhancing capacity of their technical staff.

Cooperative education campaign

District:

RBGs are collecting more fund from their ten percent of the wage earning. One thousand four hundred forty RBG members affiliated with 72 RBGs collected NRs 10,971,568 saving fund from their regular monthly and wage saving. The fund is increasing and the RBG has lower capacity to manage the fund. Cooperative education camping was organized from February 26 to March 3, 2017. Campaign facilitation was done by resource person from District Cooperative (DCOOP) union, Bajura. Participants realized importance of cooperative and received knowledge to analyze status of existing cooperative for affiliation.

LRUC meeting

District:

LRUC meeting was organised with Chhatara and Dhawalapuri LRUC on 7 and 8 March 2017.  Sharing was made on present status, issues and further activities on road construction, safeguard and environment management. Decision was made on completion of road construction using safety gear. Finishing will be made by the same group who is working for road construction at their assigned section.

Human Resources Information System (HRIS) training

District:

HRIS management training was organized from March 9-12, 2017 at Maure. DTL, SDO, DEO, OM, 2 Graduate engineers, Intern Engineer and 4 IOWs were the participants. Facilitation was done by Sandip Khanal. Practical exercise was made for planning, request and time sheet preparation.  

RBG/SBG payment and public audit

District:

RAP3 Bajura paid NRs 5,23,883 to Pattharighar RBG working at chainage 11+050 in MTC road by organizing a RBG level public audit. The wages were earned through its FY 2073/2074 third IPC. The daily wage rate was 573.80. The group has 20 members including six female.  The total collected saving up to January 2017 was NRs 240,496 and among this NRs 228,500 was as a credit.

 

RMGs mobilized for road maintenance

District:

RAP3 Bajura formed 4 RMGs with 19 members to mobilize for routine & recurrent road maintenance in five DRCN (67DR002, 67DR004, 67DR005 and 67DR012). Five RMG members with 2 female were maintaining 67DR002 (BDDL).  The local jeep driver was feeling easy during vehicle driving after mobilization of RAP3 RMG since 1 month.  

Monitoring visit by TMO

District:

Chiranjibi Sharma, Environment specialist and Hom Nath Lamsal, District coordinator for Bajura visited two road corridor (MTC and MK) from 11 to 14 February 2017. They reported that significant progress has been made since theier last visit in May 2016. Large progress has been made in the bottleneck sections and quality has improved significantly which has made them to believe that the roads will be substantially completed by June 2017. For the entry sections, DTA has completed the field survey and has proposed two options whose designs will be completed soon. DDC has allocated NRs. 4.5 million for the entry section. There are problems of land acquisition and realignment of penstock pipe for which necessary steps are being taken.  Mission focused to made climate resent road by water management, use of safety gear and reinstate quarry site that made at community and GoN forest site.

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