Annual review and engagement workshop

District:

DTA Jhapa conducted one day Annual review and engagement workshop on 14th September 2017 under the chairmanship of LDO Khemraj Ojha where DCC Chief Somnath Portel was Chief Guest of the program. Mayor and Deputy Mayor from Municipalities and Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson from Rural Municipalities including executive officers from both local bodies, representatives from media and RMG were presented in the program. The first session of the program commenced with a welcome speech by DTO chief Sushil Shrestha followed by workshop objectives by RAP3 DPM Arjun Poudel. RAP3 GE Chetan Neupane then presented on district activities completed during FY 073-74 to the participants. Discussion related to Policy, Planning, Implementation, Funding and Monitoring and Evaluation under new local government system were conducted in the second session. The program ended with the question and answer session where DTO Chief, RAP3 DPM and GE answered to the participants’ questions.

Monsoon damage assessment

District:

With a view to inform DCC/DTO regarding damages incurred by recent heavy rainfall at DRCN roads, DTA Jhapa has prepared monsoon damage assessment report and submitted to DCC/DTO on 24th Aug 017. The report included road name, photo of damaged section with location and proposed maintenance measures. The report revealed nine DRCNs needed emergency maintenance at least at 11 places. It also delivered a clear picture on the extent of damages caused by monsoon on DRCN road surfaces of Jhapa.

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.

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