Group level RMG public audit

District:

DTA Jhapa is conducting group level public audit at sampled RMG groups in different road corridor. On 19th July 2017, RAP3 GE and SAME audited on payment from April to July 2017 received by 2nd RMG group of Bhadrapur-Jyamirgadi-Dhulabari-Shantinagar-Irautar DRCN road. Each RMG members were asked if they had any grievances regarding payment distribution. All members were found to be satisfied with payment sheet of the audited months.

Supply of safety gears for RMGs

District:

The supplier contracted for supply of safety gears under contract no. DCC/JHAPA/GOODS/RAP3-2017/Safety Gears has supplied the contracted materials to DCC Jhapa. The safety gears included shining vest, raincoat and safety gloves required for RMGs. The supplied materials is in the process of distributing to each RMG group members.

2nd package LRN gravel supply

District:

After signing contract with DCC for supply of gravel to DRCNs, J&J construction Pvt. Ltd, Damak-2 is supplying the gravel required under routine and recurrent works for RMGs. This is the second package for supply of gravel to DRCNs. The supplier of the first package has already supplied the grave for other DRCN roads.

ASP support to DCC Lab

District:

RAP3 DTA Jhapa has supported equipment for DCC Lab under ASP FY 073-74. After the support of some helpful equipment DCC Lab is expected to come under full operation.

Safety Gears for RMGs

District:

DCC Jhapa in support of RAP3 DTA are procuring safety gears for RMGs valuing NRs. 0.28 million through direct quotation. After collecting quotations from three different suppliers, the lowest competitor Manokamana Nirman Sewa, Mechinagar Municipality-06, Jhapa was awarded the contract. The contract was signed between DCC and supplier on 6th June 2017. The safety gears consisted shining vest, raincoat and safety gloves. The supplier is provided 2 weeks to supply the materials at District Coordination Committee, Jhapa within the contract.

Bid opening of gravel supply works for RMGs

District:

DCC Jhapa opened bid of two packages (contract no. - DCC/JHAPA/RAP3/Goods/2017/Gravel supply-01 and DCC/JHAPA/RAP3/Goods/2017/Gravel supply-02) for supply of surface gravel to DRCNs of Jhapa on 28th May 017. Of the total NRs. 6 million budget recently allocated by GoN for RMGs, NRs. 2.78 million budget is allocated for the supply of gravel required for routine and recurrent works. The bid was opened among DCC evaluation committee, RAP3 DTA and bidder representatives.

ASP support to DTO

District:

DTA Jhapa has supported 2 sets of level machines to DTO Jhapa under Annual Support Plan (ASP) for FY 073/74 (2016/17). Every year, RAP3 provides logistic as well as managerial support to DCC/DTO under ASP. In the current situation of insufficient level machines possessed by DTO, the supported machines seemed to be very much helpful to DTO. Each set of level machine consisted of level machine with tripod and 5 meter Levelling staff. The machines were handed over to Chief District Engineer Shusil Shrestha (left) by RAP3 GE on 25th May 017.

Bio-engineering training

District:

In line with RAP3 CPD programme, DTA Jhapa organized 2 days bio-engineering training for DCC/DTO engineers, sub-engineers and assistant sub-engineers on 16th and 17th May 2017. Of the total 12 participants, 7 were  from DCC/DTO. The first day of the training was theoretical session where presentations on following topics were delivered:

  1. Introduction to bio-Engineering
  2. Vegetative systems and grass plantation
  3. Small scale civil engineering structures
  4. Bio-engineering design

GE delivered the entire module in the theoretical session. Participants also wrote exam at the end of the theoretical session. The next day of training was the practical implementation of theoretical knowledge acquired during the training. Before the demonstration of bio-engineering technique, participants assessed the site filling a standard site assessment form. Demonstration of Brush Layering and Fascines was done as a solution measures at 4+500 of 04DR012 (Bhadrapur-Jyamirgadi-Dhulabari-Shantinagar) road.

Improvement works expedited

District:

Gauri-Parbati Nilgiri JV - contractor of Dudhe-Shivagunj Improvement project – has expedited improvement works in recent days. One Grader, one vibrating roller, two water bowsers (5,000 lit. and 20,000 lit capacity), two JCBs, two tippers and one tractor is working daily in the construction site. Since last month contractor has completed embankment filling works from ch 9+230 to 7+350. It has also covered the finished embankment filling works by gravel sub-base from end point to ch 8+110. Moreover, drain cover slab casting works is finished and will place over the drain soon. However, contractor still need to speed up the works in order to complete the project before monsoon.

GoN starts RMG funding

District:

With the allocation of NRs. 6 million budget by GoN for FY 073/74 on 11th April 2017, RMGs of Jhapa are continuing their works for the month of April 2017. Further, since previously allocated budget just sufficed RMGs payment until the month of Mar 017, RMGs works at Jhapa is not halted due to lack of funding. Gravel fill materials, which is inevitable under recurrent works for RMGs, is also been planned to be procured. This proves that GoN has now took over RMGs and can be considered as a positive step towards the sustainability of RMGs.

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