Radio Debate for Development

District:

Radio Karnali, Jumla organized a program titled  “Radio Debate for Development” on 7th August 2017. CDO, Acting LDO, newly appointed DCC chairman, co-chairman and RAP3 staff attended the program. CDO and Acting LDO answered the queries raised by stakeholders, user committee and RAP3 RMGs. No questions were raised by RMG about RAP3. At the end of the program Radio Karnali distributed umbrellas donated by RAP3 to the participants including RMG members.

 

 

SMG Public Audit and Wage Distribution

District:

DTA Jumla conducted public audit of SMGs members on the same day after the wage distribution of final payment. All members received their wages according to the number of working days. GE explained the different types of works performed, qualities and issues raised during the period of six months. He thanked all the groups for their coordination with DTA and hard work. SMGs members of 63DR007 and 63DR008b were highly satisfied with their total wages. However, SMGs of 63DR009a were a bit unsatisfied with their wages.

Completion of SMG work

District:

Specific maintenance work through specific maintenance group (SMG) has been completed in jumla. Under direct funding of RAP3, 76 SMGs members (male -42 and female-34) were involved in three different groups in three different DRCN roads. Approximately 80% of physical progress and financial progress (including cost of construction tools, materials, safety gears, civil work and management) has been estimated to be achieved. DTA has prepared final bill of SMG members and sent to TMO for review. Analyzing the feedback of SMG members during questionnaire, it looks like they are happy and willing to work as SMG in RAP3 for further specific maintenance activities. DTO/DCC is well satisfied with SMG work and RAP3 working modality and encouraging DTA to continue such maintenance activities in the DRCN roads of the district.

Culvert, Causeway and masonry drain on 63DR009a

District:

DCC has constructed four causeways on road 63DR009a. These causeways are constructed on river crossings at chainage 5+925, 6+000, 7+700 and 7+800. DCC also constructed two culverts at chainage 8+100 and 8+800. After the construction of these causeways and culverts it has been easier to drive motorcycle and other small vehicles without any difficulties. Also 150 m masonry drain has been constructed at chainage 6+900. The construction of drain has stopped the scouring of road section by water, flowing with high current and road section looks dry and easily passable. 

RMG of 63DR001 started a shop

District:

RMG Janak Shahi of Bagbazzar-Patharkhola has started a new shop so that he can utilize his leisure time i.e. morning and evening time and non-working days to gain profit from his shop. On interaction with him he said that he was able to start shop from savings he had done, working as RMG at RAP3. He also said that RAP3 has helped him lot to obtain family expenditure and also helped to maintain the road leading to their village in good condition. He is very happy to work for RAP3 and he mentioned that RAP has provided an opportunity to raise living standard of poor people like him. Finally he said that he will expand his shop in near future.   

CPD training

District:

As part of the capacity building under Continual Professional Development (CPD) RAP3 DTA conducted four days of LRN training from 1st - 4th June 2017 to DTO/SC/RAP staff. LDO Hari Narayan Belbase and CDE Raj Kumar Goit delivered short speeches during the opening session and requested all the members to actively participate in the training. The LRN courses were delivered by Prabhash Pokharel (GE), Ram Krishna Sharma (SAME) and Binod Yadav (IE) covering all the modules of Procurement, Implementation, Quality Control and Bio-engineering. Altogether 14 members attended the training out of which 9 members were from DTO and 5 from RAP3 DTA. An examination was conducted at the end where Binod Yadav (IE) obtained the highest mark (81.25%) from RAP3 DTA and Chudamani Bhatt (Sub-engineer) obtained highest mark (72.50%) from DTO staff

CPD training to DTO/SC/RAP staff

District:

RAP3 DTA conducted four days training from 1st June - 4th June 2017 to DTO/SC/RAP staffs as a part of capacity Building under Continual Professional Development (CPD). The LRN courses module was delivered by Prabhash Pokharel (GE), Ram Krishna Sharma (SAME) and Binod Yadav (IE) covering all the modules of Procurement, Implementation, Quality Control and Bio-Engineering. Altogether 14 members attended the training out of which 9 members were from DTO and 5 members from RAP3 DTA. Local Development Officer (LDO) Hari Narayan Belbase and Chief District Engineer (CDE) Raj Kumar Goit were present in the training during an opening session and delivered short speech and requested all the members to actively participate in the training. At the end of the fourth day an assessment was taken where Binod Yadav (IE) obtained the highest marks (81.25%) from RAP 3 DTA. From DTO staff Chudamani Bhatt (Sub-Engineer) obtained highest marks (72.50%). The participated members were happy to get an opportunity to learn various things from the training and also said that they will attend all the trainings conducted by RAP3 DTA in future.  

SMG second IPC payment

District:

The second IPC payment of SMG has been made for all three SMG groups. Two of the groups were little unhappy as the payment was less than their expected amount. RAP 3 team was present at the time of wage distribution among the members. The members were happy and excited to continue their work on full pace. The SMG members of 63DR007 were totally unsatisfied regarding the payment and distribution to which GE and OM clearly mentioned their problems and reason behind less payment. They understood the whole thing and agreed to work carefully and on full pace

Sanikhola MHP user committee start work

District:

The user committee of Sanikhola MHP started the work after the delivery of cement on 2nd May, 2017. Out of 661 bags of cement, 194 bags of cement was delivered at first and later on 6th May 400 bags of cement was delivered on the site. Remaining 67 bags will be delivered as soon as possible. IE, OM and IoW visited the site and verified that the store was good and there is no possibility of damage of cement. The user committee were actively involved in the canal reconstruction work. A small meeting was conducted with the user committee to make them clear about the working procedures.   

Gravelling and masonry drain constructed

District:

About 300m section of road 63DR003 has been graveled by District Coordination Committee. A masonry drain has also been constructed on a section of road from chainage 2+000 to 2+150. The local road user Ratan Bahadur Shai contributed gravel and sand from his side and also actively involved in the construction of masonry drain. It will be easier for RMG to maintain the drain.

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