Road Safety and Climate Resilient Audit

By RAP 3 on January 3, 2019

District:

The Road Safety and Climate Resilient Audits of SSDR and GSKDR in Humla have been completed by Hom Nath Lamsal (LRN Construction Specialist) and Prabin Khatri (Assistant Engineer). The audits were carried out between 27 December 2018 and 1 January 2019. RAP3 conducts a road safety and climate resilient audit to examine various safety aspects of the road before it is opened to traffic. The purpose of the audit is to detect potential road safety hazards to all road users (including pedestrians, passengers and drivers), resulting from the defects in the road environment such as poor geometric features, absence of and/or inadequate signage and dangerous obstacles.

 

GSKDR survey works completed

By RAP 3 on December 28, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar, Humla has successfully completed the total station survey over 12.200 km of Galphaghad-Shreenagar-Kalika District Road corridor. The survey works was carried out from 18th December to 24th December. GEs, Nabin Khatri and Binod Yadav were involved in the handling of machine and IoW, STSs supported them during the survey works. The main purpose of the survey was to take details of road for preparation of final drawing of the completed GSKDR corridor. Various features such as cross-sections at every 200m on longitudinal run, cross-sections at every kholsi’s and loops (at every 5m interval), road edges and center lines at every 20m interval longitudinally, spot heights, drains, houses and other important features lying within the 15m of L/R of center line were recorded. As the survey work is completed, as built drawing will be prepared by Graduate Engineer.

Public Audit Completed in SDDR Humla

By RAP 3 on December 19, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Piplang -Humla successfully completed LRUC level Public Audit on 26th and 27th Nov. 2018 of works carried on Sallisallha-Darma District Road Corridor of Mimi and Darma LRUC respectively. The audit was carried out for payments to LRUCs from the 2nd running bill to 7th running bill of IY5. The meeting was attended by 180 members (74 men & 106 women) from Darma LRUC, chaired by Mr. Kanthe Viyel (Darma LRUC Vice-chairperson) and 102 members (63 men & 39 women) from Mimi LRUC, chaired by Mr. Laxmi Prasad Chaulagain (Mimi LRUC Vice-chairperson) along with local body representatives. Likewise, 2 members (SDO and SM) from RAP3 DTA attended the meeting. The main objective of the audit was to discuss and ensure whether the payment has been carried out as per RAP3 guidelines and to check that transparency has been maintained among the group members.

Public Audit Completed in Humla

By RAP 3 on December 10, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar, Humla has successfully completed LRUC level Public Audit on 6th and 7th December 2018 of the works carried out on the Galphagad-Shreenagar-Kalika District Road Corridor of Shreenagar LRUC and Shreenagar-Kalika LRUC respectively. The audit was carried out for the payments to LRUCs from the 3rd to 6th running bill of IY5. The meeting was attended by 111 members (77 men & 34 women) of the Shreengar LRUC, chaired by Mr. Puskar Luhar and 97 members (71 men & 26 women) of the Shreenagar-Kalika LRUC, chaired by Mr. Mohan Phadera, along with ward chairpersons from wards 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6. Likewise, 6 members (EO, SDO, GE, IoW, SMs) from RAP3 DTA attended the meeting. The main objective of the audit was to check that payment has followed RAP3 guidelines and confirm that transparency has been maintained among group members.

Cooperative Management and Account Keeping Training

By RAP 3 on December 10, 2018

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RAP3, Kalikot has successfully completed a 5-day training on “Cooperative Management and Account Keeping Training” in Manma. The main objective of the training was to build up the capacity of executive members of new cooperatives formed by ex RBG members who worked on RAP3 corridors. The Pragatshil Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Ltd and the Navadurga Savings & Credit Cooperative Society Ltd were formed at JRDR and SSDR road corridors respectively with the support from RAP3 DTA, Kalikot. The training was facilitated by Mr Keshab Bahadur Thapa, former Undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture and Cooperative and Sunil Babu Shrestha, SDO, RAP3 Kalikot.  In total eleven members of the two cooperatives participated in the training. After completion of training, Mr. Ramesh Kahtakho, ADTL and Mr Kesab Bdr Thapa jointly distributed the training completion certificates to the participants. Similarly, RAP3 provided a “Certificate of Appreciation” to the main trainer, Mr. Thapa for his contribution.

Inventory Survey Completed in Humla

By RAP 3 on December 10, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar-Humla has completed an inventory survey of Galphagad-Shreenagar-Kalika District Road Corridor. The survey works was carried out over the entire corridor of 12.205 km from 2nd December 2018 to 5th December 2018. The survey team was comprised of GE, SAME, IoW and STSs. All the constructed structural works such as gabion walls, dry wall, composite walls (GW+DW), side drains, public utilities, bio-engineering works, cross drainage (causeways), irrigation canals were recorded into the prescribed inventory format provided by the TMO. Finally the recorded data will be transferred into the line diagram of inventory. Likewise, DTA has plans to conduct a total station survey from 2nd week of December 2018.

Measuremet Works Started for IY5 IPC#7

By RAP 3 on November 21, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar-Humla has initiated measurement works for payment of IY5 IPC#7 from 19th November 2018. DTA has formed two measurement teams led by SAME, Dukhee Lal Chaudhary and IoW, Dor Bdr. Shrestha. These teams carrying out measurement works on 5.0 km and 7.0 km of the road corridor respectively. This IPC will be paid for work carried out by RBGs/SBGs/BBGs and drill groups from 17th September 2018 to 5th October 2018. Measurement and bill preparation will be completed by the end of third week of November 2018. After this DTA has planned to carry out one more measurement (IPC#8) by the end of December 2018. 

Work Resumed-Humla

By RAP 3 on November 19, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar-Humla has resumed work at Galphagad-Shreenagar-Kalika District Road Corridor (GSKDR) from 19th November 2018. DTA has mobilized 30 groups throughout the road corridor out of which 3 of them are drill groups, 4 SBGs, 2 BBGs, and remaining are RBGs. These mobilized groups have been selected from 80 groups that were working on the road up until September 2018. DTA has selected these 30 groups based on their previous performance and are working on loop sections and drain cutting at Chiple Bhir as well as finishing works throughout the entire corridor.

The Making of a RAP3 Road

By RAP 3 on October 12, 2018

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Four days walk from the nearest airport, GSKDR in Humla is very remote. However the photos below show how what the local community and RAP3 has been able to achieve in the last four months to Oct 2018.

Road Maintenance Group (RMG) formed at Shreenagar, Humla

By RAP 3 on October 2, 2018

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RAP3 DTA Shreenagar, Humla organized a mass meeting on 26th September 2018 for the selection/ formation of Road Maintenance Group (RMG) for routine/recurrent maintenance works over 12.17 km Galphagad-Shreenagar-Kalika DRCN. The meeting was chaired by Dal Phadera, chairperson of Adanchuli RM along with ward chairpersons from five different wards. In total 95 people attended the meeting including EO, SDO, GE, IoW, SMs from RAP3. The meeting was facilitated by Mahesh Bhattarai,SDO highlighting the major objectives of the meeting, their selection criteria’s, modes of formation, working rules and so on. Further  Parsuram Shrestha (EO), elaborated on the concept of routine/ recurrent maintenance through RMGs, importance of RMGs, effectiveness of RMGs and answered to the queries from different attendees. Following this, eight members for the two groups in Mahadev RMG and Kalasilta selected of whom 50% are female..

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