RMG management handover training, Mugu

By RAP 3 on September 17, 2018

District:

The three-day RMG management handover training as well as RCS and ARAMP training was held on 12th- 14th September 2018. It was attended by the focal persons from each M/RM which totaled eight engineers and sub-engineers.  As a guest Mr. Khadak Raj Malla (Acting DCO) and Mrs. Karnasheela Malla (Deputy DCC Chief) were invited to the opening ceremony. The training was conducted in Hotel Grand, Gamgadhi and was given by Mr. Bishnu Ram Bista (Technical Coordinator), led a team of RAP staff based in Mugu to conduct the training. The objective of the training was to educate these focal persons on all the things related to RMG like how they are formed, their work, inspection of their work and their payment and also to explain the procedure of carrying out RCS and ultimately creating an ARAMP report, to make them capable of performing these tasks after RAP3 has completed its mission and is phased out.

FieldSight Orientation in Mugu

By RAP 3 on September 16, 2018

District:

RAP3, MHLR, conducted an orientation on FieldSight software on 15th September 2018 at Gamghadi, Mugu. FieldSight allows RAP to remotely monitor and supervise road works. The training was attended by GEs(3), IOWs(2), OMs(1) STSs(3) and Intern Engineers(2). The orientation was given by Mr. Bishnu Ram Bista, Technical Coordinator, assisted by Mr. Susheel Yadav, GE. The main objective of the program was to familiarise the attendees with the use of the new software app on remote road sections in Mugu and Humla. The trainees were asked to bring their laptops and android phones and were shown how to install the application in their respective devices, then step by step tutorial to open their account and set up their user profiles. A short demo on how to complete a form and upload it to the cloud for their respective supervisors. The staff were eager to try out the new mobile software and everyone pitched in the discussion that followed.

Basic Excavator Operator training at Bama of Mugu

By RAP 3 on September 6, 2018

District:

The RAP3 Equipment Based Road Works (EBRW) Pilot, Mugu is organizing 38 days long Basic Excavator Operators training to 26 participants from Dolpa, Jumla, Kalikot, Humla and Mugu at Bama of Mugu from 03rd September 2018. EBRW Pilot intends to provide a basic level operator training for excavator helpers and interested local persons who meet the eligibility criteria during selection time. The training will produce professional heavy equipment operators who can operate the machine safely and also do maintenance work. Mr. Nandalal Baduwal, Chairman of Chhayanath Rara Municipality Ward No. 4 formally opened the program.

Use of Tractor for transportation of stone, Mugu

By RAP 3 on August 22, 2018

District:

An hydraulic tractor has been used at an improvement section (ch 0+000 to ch 1+500) of Gamgadhi-Dhaina-Dhulachour District Road (GDDDR) after a formal contract was made between RAP3 and tractor owner on 08th August, 2018. Stone transportation for construction of structures (Gabion wall and Dry wall) is going on at various sites and the main objective of using a tractor for stone transportation is the lack of stone material at these locations. RBG’s and SBG’s groups engaged at these locations have made considerable progress with construction works because of the use of the tractor.

RBGs/SBGs level payment and Public Audit in Mugu

By RAP 3 on August 22, 2018

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RBGs/SBGs level Public Audits have been organised in three LRUCs in August 2018. These are Karnali Rajmarga Bhawani LRUC, Karnali Krishi Gramin LRUC and Kachchekot LRUC of Gamgadhi-Dhaina-Dhulachour District Road (GDDDR). Payment of wage earnings of the Fifth Year third running bill was made to RBGs, SBGs and Drill groups. The LRUCs handed over RBGs/SBGs earned amounts to the respective Sahajkarta of RBGs/SBGs. RBGs/SBGs members received their wages from the Sahajkarta in the presence of LRUC representatives and social mobiliser. The meeting verified each member’s earning with respect to an attendance sheet.

 

Rural first aid training in Mugu

By RAP 3 on July 20, 2018

District:

Under the chairmanship of Field Coordinator Bishnu Ram Bista, rural first aid training was held in Mugu from 5th to 7th July, 2018. The training was facilitated by 3 trainers and 1 assistant trainer from Himalayan Medics. The training covered theoretical and practical sessions, the main objective of the training was to increase participants capacity of patient assessment before taking him/her to nearest health center or hospital for further treatment. A total of 21 RAP3 staff from Mugu and Humla attended the training. At the end of the training, written and practical assessments were completed in which all the participants passed with flying colours. The participants were provided with certificates and a first aid rescuer identity card at the end.

Contractor work begun in GDDDR Improvement section

By RAP 3 on July 20, 2018

District:

RAP3 Mugu published the sealed quotation notice on 19th May 2018 for the excavation of all soil types in the GDDDR entry section by machine under improvement work. After evaluation of bids, contract have been signed with the lowest bidder Prem Nirman Sewa, Pina-9, Mugu on 21st June 2018. The contractor started work on 11th July 2018 in the presence of field technical staff after completion of C/L pegging of road alignment. DTA are anticipating the radius of loop, gradient and widening of road will be maintained as per NRRS after completion of contractor work.

Orientation to Lumagurudev LRUC

By RAP 3 on June 26, 2018

District:

An orientation programme was organized in Luma village with Lumagurudev LRUC’s 12 sahajkarta and their members. In total 21 members participated from the LRUC. The orientation programme was chaired by LRUC chairperson Mr Kser Singh Kami and orientation conducted by an EBRW Pilot team consisting of Mr Bishnu Ram Bista, TC/PFM, Nabin Khatri, GE and Bache Nepali,. The purpose of the meeting  was to orient participants on RAP approaches, working modalities, payment procedures, safeguards in detail. The team addressed queries and LRUC had committed to mobilise all 12 RBGs for work and also requested the mobilization of machines for earthwork excavation from Luma khola to Damkot so that they can start planting their land  after excavation.

RBGs Mobilized on EBRW

By RAP 3 on June 21, 2018

District:

RBG's were officially mobilised in Rugamasta on 17th June 2018 and Luma gaun on 20th June 2018 .In both sections, mobilisation began with a short speech by Mr Bishnu Ram Bista of RAP3 on work priority and safety procedures.

In Ruga, the formal programme included the cutting of a red ribbon jointly by Chayanath Rara Municipality 13 no ward chairperson Mr Chakra Saud and the most senior person of the village. Similarly in Luma, the formal programme was carried out by LRUC head and the main Dhami of the village. In both places Mr Gopal Saud, aged 78 and the elder citizen of Ruga, participated. Altogether three RBGs were mobilised employing a total of 60 workers whose first job was to remove stones above the road alignment to make it safe for excavators to continue to move forward.

Bishnu writes that “It was quiet a scene to see happy faces of youths, men and women working hand in hand for their new source of income and new possibility of access. Colorful helmets and boots on heads and feet of RBG's added even more shine to the existing hustle and bustle of RBG's.”

Successful 4 Wheel Test Drive on Gamgadhi-Dhaina-Dhulachour DRCN, Mugu

By RAP 3 on June 18, 2018

District:

RAP3 DTA in Mugu successfully carried out a 4 wheel test drive up to Kachchhe of Gamgadhi-Dhaina-Dhulachour District Road Core Network (up to 17+00 Km) on 15th June 2018. DCC Chairperson and Vice Chairperson, CDO, Mayor of Municipality, Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of Rural Municipality, Chief administrative officers and journalist participated in the event. Eight jeeps, 3 tractors and 5 motorbikes took part in the event. The main objectives of the 4 wheel test drive was to encourage RBGs/SBGs members to speed up construction works, to give a good impression of RAP 3 works to all district stakeholders and to give a clear idea of the progress of the road.

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