The results presented here are derived from the Trimesterly Report for July 2015 which completes the second year of the RAP3 implementation according to the LogFrame. The results are grouped by LogFrame Outcomes and Outputs including 1) Employment, 2) LRN, 3) SED and 4) Capacity Building and compared with targets for May 2015 and trajectories to May 2016 and 2017.
This review takes place during the early phases of implementation of RAP3. The contract with IMC, the service provider for the main component of the project, was signed in May 2013 and the inception document was submitted to DFID in October 2013. The inception period detailed the design of the work programme, including the indentificaiton of Annual Road Asset Management Plans which priroitised maintainence and roads building activities, and social and economic development ‘clusters’.
This progress report covers activities and progress for GoN’s second trimester up to 15 March 2015 and follows the Nepali Financial Year trimesters ending 15 March, 15 November and 15 July the following year. The report includes activities and progress, with additional information provided in annexes, but not the Karnali Employment Programme (KEP) nor the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) components which are contracted to other consulting firms.
The joint monitoring of the DRCN roads by the DTICC members is carried out twice in a year through Annual Support plan of RAP 3. The joint monitoring is done to ensure accountability and transparency in the works done. And that is why it includes representatives from all section of the society like Journalists, Political Party members and local people. This close monitoring also helps in getting important feedbacks from the local people and political parties.