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.

SMG status update

District:

The work of all SMGs had been completed. Payment of 5 SMGs had been made till date whereas final bill of remaining 2 SMGs had been submitted to TMO for payment approval. Up to the month of July, public audit for 3 SMGs had been completed. Public audit of 2 SMGs had been completed on the 1st week of July. All SMGs are satisfied about their payment and appreciated the opportunity provided by RAP3 Programme. Most of SMGs members are interested to work in upcoming SMG programme.

Orientation on Basic Operating Guidelines (BOG)

District:

On 2nd June, 2017, orientation on a Basic Operating Guidelines was conducted to RAP3 DTA Doti team by RTL Krishna Saran Dhungana. He discussed on a basic guideline that points out the operation of an individual working for development and humanitarian agencies designed for clarity, transparency and most importantly behavioural ethics. As 14 of the lead donor agencies in Nepal have agreed to follow these guidelines, it is our responsibility to follow and encourage colleagues to comply with these core values and principles. RTL also instructed to carry the BOG booklet while making field visit. He has also requested RMO to provide BOG booklet as soon as possible.

CPD training on Procurement and Implementation

District:

On 15th June and 16th June, 2017 RAP 3 organized CPD training on Procurement and Implementation for the technical officers from the DCC, DTO and Municipality in the DCC Meeting Hall, Doti. There were a total number of 11 participants from DCC, DTO and Municipality and 5 from RAP 3. The training was facilitated by Shiva Shrestha (GE) with the assistance of Pranjal Gautam (IE). The participants were confident about the PPA, PPR, procurement procedures and pre contract award procedures and to teach others on Bid Evaluation. The participants were able to learn the effective ways of contract administration, work supervision and also to prepare Environmental Management Plans

Invitation for construction of Pre-fabricated meeting Hall in DCC building

District:

On 2nd June, 2017 public notice for the construction of Pre-Fabrication Meeting Hall on the rooftop of DCC building, Silghadi, Doti was published in Kantipur National Daily. The notice includes general information regarding the tender process such as required documents to be submitted with the tender and the bid bond with a validity period up to 1st September 2017. Other valid information for the bidders can also be found. The total estimate amount with VAT for this construction is Rs.1, 415,902.81. Bid can be purchased from RAP Doti Office till 16 June, 2017 and it will be opened on 18 June, 2017. This notice can also be viewed on the procurement section of RAP3 official website.

Public Audit conducted

District:

As the work of SMG 6 has come to an end, it was necessary for the payment of the group with supervision and it was also necessary to carry out Public Audit. The members of SMG 6 with the participation of Yogendra Raj Sharma (VDC Secretary), the wage amount for the completion of construction work was handed over by the Krishna Sharan Dhungana (RTL) to the SMG secretary on 2nd June, 2017. The calculations were found to be correct. Similarly, public audit of SMG 4 was conducted on 28th May, 2017. All SMG 4 members were informed about the calculation of wages. During the wage payment of SMG 4, everyone was satisfied with the calculations and the transparent payment procedure.

Monthly review meeting

District:

Under ASP DLI 2.4.4 a meeting was held on 28th May, 2017 with the governmental officials of Doti district to review the activities that RAP 3 have been carrying out. The meeting was chaired by Krishna Prasad Gautam (Local Coordinator Officer).The other participants include Ram Chanda Khatri (DTO), Ratan Bahadur Majhi (Accountant), Amar Bahadur Khadka (Aa.Le.Pa), Kamal Bahadur Hamal (Na.Su.), Dipak Raj Joshi (Na.Su.), Lok Bahadur Khadka (Sub- Engineer), Harisundar Shrestha (Na.Su.) with RAP 3 staff, Shiva Shrestha (G.E.), Damar Bam (O.M), and Pranjal Gautam (I.E). Progress of RMG and SMG was discussed in the meeting along with the activities need to conduct under ASP. DCC have suggested to conduct the training for local user committee as soon as possible.

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