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Orientation programme to Specific Maintenance Groups (SMGs)

Province Support Team, Dailekh, Surkhet and Salyan organized an orientation programme to newly formed Specific Maintenance Groups (SMGs) at various Provincial Road Networks (PRN) of Dailekh, Kalikot and Salyan on different dates between 19th January and 27th January 2021.

The SMGs were briefed about the health and safety information to be followed while working in the maintenance site, insurance policy, roles and responsibilities of SMG members, and also shared information on public auditing and reporting. In addition, wage payment system and work evaluation system of SMGs’ were also discussed during the orientation programme.  Moreover, our team have already been proactive in raising awareness against corona virus to our working groups and local communities. Similarly, our newly formed SMGs were also briefed about the COVID-19 safety measures and guidelines on what to do and what not to do while working in the field. All the issues raised by SMGs were also addressed during the orientation programme and the team has now committed to start maintenance work in various PRN roads.

We are grateful to the local government officials of all the districts for their assistance and support to deliver our work effectively during this difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic.