Road Term Maintenance Pilot Project Contract

District:

RAP3 DTA, Dailekh completed bid evaluation of a pilot Term Maintenance Contract concluding G.T Construction, Surkhet as the lowest substantially responsive bidder. Letters of intent and award were issued to the bidder on 8th August 2017 and 16th August 2017 respectively by TMO. The bidder will now be responsible for delivering various emergency and specific maintenance needs of DRCN #60DR001 & #60DR004 for the term of 01 September 2017 to 30 June 2018 and be in place well before the monsoon ends and have it ready for mobilization in emergency maintenance work right after the monsoon when damages on roads are greatest.

Newly elected DCC members

District:

Newly elected members of District Co-ordination Committe (DCC) of Dadeldhura  was welcomed by  LDO, DTO, RAP3 and DCC staff members in DCC Office,Dadeldhura. Chairperson Mr.Ganesh Raj Bhatta took his place in DCC office, Dadeldhura from 15th August 2017.

Bid Opening of Term Maintenance Contract

District:

RAP3 has launched the Road Term Maintenance Pilot Project (contract ID: RAP3/2017/017) in Dadeldhura. The bid invitation was published in the national newspaper ‘Kantipur Daily’ on 15th June 2017 and the submission deadline was on 17th July 2017 until 12:00 hrs. Three hard copies were received within deadline. The bids were opened on the same day at 14:00 hrs. in the presence of RAP3 DTA staff, DCC representative LDO Gyanendra Parajuli, DTO representative CDE Ram Kumar Shrestha and authorised representatives of the contractors. A summary examination of the bids was done to determine compliance with the requirements of the solicitation documents and information about the bidders, amount of bid prices, presence or absence of necessary documents were announced and record of the bid opening was prepared which was verified by the respective representatives.

ETL visits DTO

District:

Engineering team leader Bill Seal visited the DTO laboratory of Dadeldhura on 4th July, 2017 to assess the condition of equipments available and tests carried out in the laboratory. The laboratory has the capacity to conduct mainly Zinc coating test and compressive strength test and is conducted by Assistant sub-engineer. CDE Ram Kumar Shrestha requested for Senior Lab technician assistance from RAP3. ETL was pleased with the equipments available in the laboratory and DTO counterpart.

TMO visit

District:

Bill Seal (ETL) and Mahendra Kumar Shrestha (CMS) visited Dadeldhura on 3rd and 4th July, 2017. The purpose of the visit was to assess the condition of roads selected for ‘TERM MAINTENANCE PILOT PROJECT’ and participate in the pre-bid meeting with the contractors regarding the tender issued for the project. The TMO team visited the road cluster (73DR003, 73DR003, 73DR005, 73DR009 and 73DR011) selected for ‘TERM MAINTENANCE PILOT PROJECT’ with the DTA staff. ETL also assessed the performance of RMG. The team held a meeting with LDO Gyanendra Parajuli and CDE Ram Kumar Shrestha where they discussed about the launch of ‘TERM MAINTENANCE PILOT PROJECT’ and future plans for RMG. The team also attended the pre-bid meeting conducted to illuminate the contractors about ‘TERM MAINTENANCE’. The team also held a meeting with the DTA team to discuss about the status and progress of various activities happening in the district.

Launch of Road Term Maintenance Pilot project

District:

RAP 3 Internal auditor, Dashrath Moktan, visited RAP 3 DTA office in Dadeldhura on 15 June 2017. The purpose of the visit was to carry out audit on District Management System. He explained the objective and importance of audit. Audit was conducted focusing on RMGs payment, CIAP, Risk register, Information, and data backups. DTA staff- RTL Krishna Sharan Dhungana, GE Niran Sunwar and SAME Jayraj Bhatta fully co-operated during the process. Mr. Moktan concluded with the summary of the audit.

Internal audit

District:

RAP 3 Internal auditor, Dashrath Moktan, visited RAP 3 DTA office in Dadeldhura on 15 June 2017. The purpose of the visit was to carry out audit on District Management System. He explained the objective and importance of audit. Audit was conducted focusing on RMGs payment, CIAP, Risk register, Information, and data backups. DTA staff- RTL Krishna Sharan Dhungana, GE Niran Sunwar and SAME Jayraj Bhatta fully co-operated during the process. Mr. Moktan concluded with the summary of the audit.

Procurement of first aid kid boxes

District:

Three first aid kit boxes were procured by DCC of Dadeldhura with the suggestion from RAP 3  DTA. Funding was done from additional fund for RMG. The kit boxes will be handed over to the RMG’s very soon.

Joing monitoring of RMG works

District:

The RAP3 SAME, Jayraj Bhatta was joined by LDO Gyanendra Parajuli and DE Ram Kumar Shrestha in order to monitor the RMG works in Budar-Jogbuda-Gaibadhe-lipne road (73DR004) in Dadeldhura on 18th and 19th of May. Also, the monitoring team was joined by the municipality head, Ishwor Lal Shakya of Parshuram municipality. Further, LDO and CDO were  briefed about newly introduced “RMG work schedule” by Bhatta. After receiving the work plan, each RMG group conducted a meeting and prepared a work schedule. A copy of work schedule was  given to RAP3 by each group. The monitoring team monitors the works of RMG based on this work schedule.

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