Payment of RMGs

District:

RMGs payment for the month of August had been made on 22nd September, 2017. Out of 19 RMGs, payment of 8 RMGs were done from DDF and payment of remaining 11 RMGs were done from RAP 3 Direct Funds. The amount of NRs 372,973.00 had been paid from DDF whereas NRs 504,203.00 had been paid from direct account. All RMGs were happy to receive the salary before Dashain festival.

Continual Improvement Matrix (CIM) Assessment

District:

CIM of Doti District had been conducted on 10th September, 2017 in DCC meeting hall, Silgadhi, Doti. Ram Chandra Khatri, Acting LDO/ DE, Khem Gurung (Programme Officer) and DCC/DTO staff were presented in the program. Mahendra Kumar Shrestha, Procurement Specialist TMO, gave short presentation over the CIM and then discussion were made on each category. The CIM team analyzed the current status of DCC and marking were assigned in each category in mutual agreement of all participants. The CIM score of this year is 6.08 which is more than the score of previous year, 5.4.

Payment of first running bill

District:

As the agreement done between RAP 3, Doti  and JR Construction on 2nd July, 2017 for the construction of pre-fab meeting hall on the roof of DCC, contractor has completed more than 80% of work till date. As the total amount of contract package is NRs 1,598,696.88, first Running bill of NRs 1,232,781.41 has been paid to contractor before Dashain. The work has been halted due to festival and will be resumed shortly after the Dashain.

District Annual Review and Rural/Municipality Engagement Strategy Workshop

District:

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.

Radio Talk for Development

District:

GE of Doti had participated in talk program “Radio Talk for Development” organized by Antenna Foundation and Saileshwori FM on 17th August 2017. The program was chaired by Ram Bahadur Ayr, District Coordinator of DCC and Kumar Bahadur Khadka, CDO of Doti was the chief guest. The chairpersons of NGOs, INGOs and stakeholders were the participants. All participants agreed to work effectively for the development of Doti. The effort of RAP3 for developing the district through construction of two main road corridors was discussed and CDO thanked RAP for the continuous support.

Farewell of LDO

District:

Krishna Prasad Gautam, LDO of Doti district had been transferred to Ratnanagar Municipality as an executive officer. DCC had organized farewell program on 21st August, 2017 for LDO at LDO Office, DCC Doti. All the staff thanked him for guiding them through the rough period and helping them. GE and OM had attended the programme on behalf of RAP DTA team and show the gratitude for helping the RAP3 programme to run smoothly. All staff wished him good luck for his upcoming opportunities.

DCC member elected

District:

On 13th August 2017 election of DCC members for Doti district were conducted in which Ram Bahadur was elected as District Coordinator and Sasi Sob elected as sub coordinator. Dambar Oli, Jhanashyam Joshi and Govinda Bahadur Khadka elected as free members and Laxmi Malla, Mina Bohora and Tulsa Buda elected as female members and Sagram Nepali elected from disadvantage category. All nine members took oath on same day.

Arrival of STL

District:

Tek Bahadur Lama, Senior Lab Technician (SLT) had arrived in Doti on 9th August, 2017. He had jined the office from 10th August, 2017. He had checked the lab equipment to determine the status. There are only few materials in lab which are in poor conditions.

Announcement of “Open Defecation Free Doti”

District:

Under the chairmanship of Krishna Prasad Gautam (LDO),  District Coordination Committee (DCC) organized a programme on 12th July 2017 to declare Doti as “Open Defecation Free District”. The programme was attended by Chief guest Prakash Kumar Dhungana (Chief Judge -High Court Dipayal), special guests  Mayor/Chairperson and other elected members, representatives from the political parties, line agencies, Finland representative, UNICEF and RAP3 (RTL and GE). All the participants marched from Indrachock, Silghadi to the programme venue DCC hall.

Extension of RMGS

District:

On 21st July  2017 a meeting chaired by Krishna Prasad Gautam (LDO) was held focusing on the agenda of RMGs contract extension. The contract of SMGs would be terminated from 31st July, 2017. According to the letter form DoLIDAR, RMGs work would be continued. DCC agreed to extend the contract of RMGs without taking financial responsibility as the clear instruction has not been received for the continuation of RMGS. The contract has been extended for one month up to 31st August, 2017.

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