RAP3 Doti District Annual Review and Rural/Municipality Engagement Strategy Workshop was organized on 12th September 2017. The objectives of the workshop was to inform to newly elected Rural/Municipality representatives about RAP3 background, objectives, implementation modality and progress of FY073/74 and how RAP might work together with the new municipalities in the future. DCC chairperson Ram Bahadur Ayer chaired the workshop, Mayors (Mrs. Manju Malasi from Dipayal Silgadhi Municipality and Sita Ram Jaishi from Shikhar Municipality), CDO Kumar Bahadur Khadka, vice Mayors of Rural Municipalities, Mahendra Shrestha (DC) chaired as guests. The workshop was facilitated by DCC Internal Auditor Amar Bahadur Khadka. All participants were warmly welcomed by DCC/acting LDO Khem Gurung.
RTL Krishna Saran Dhungana & GE Shiv Shrestha presented slides on the objective of the programme and presented an overview of RAP3, modality, overall progress of LRN activities, capacity building under CPD/ASP, challenges and lessons learnt. OM Subash Bikram Thapa gave presentation on CONNECT programme. All together 55 participants attended the workshop. DC Mahendra Shrestha gave presentation on rural/municipality engagement strategy, objective of six thematic areas of engagement workshop and briefed on each areas in depth before the participants got involved in group discussion. Five groups were formed from 9 rural/municipality (2-M and 7-RM) of the district. All groups discussed on six thematic areas for finding issues, their probable solutions & presented their conclusions one by one. Closing remarks were given by DCC chairperson Ram Bahadur Ayer.