A formal handover programme of Maure-Kailashmandu and Maure-Toli-Chhatara district road (Total 29.68 km), constructed by Rural Access Programme (RAP3), a joint programme between government of Nepal and Government of UK, has been accomplished on 18th February 2019 at Maure of Triveni municipality, Bajura. Mr. Lila Raj Kafle representative from MoFAGA and Dr. Simon Lucas, IGTR Team leader of DFID jointly handed over these roads to Mr. Ram Singh Rawal, Mayor of Triveni Municipality by granting a formal memorandum along with the project documents in presence of Mr. Janak Raj Giri, former minister, Mr. Maha Nepali former member of parliament, Mr. Narendra Rokaya, DCC chief, Er. Bed Baj Regmi representative from DoLI, Dr. Suman Baidya, Surya Rana, Utsav Shakya, Smita Shrestha Bajracharya from DFID Nepal, Michael Green, Hom Nath Lamsal from RAP3/TMO along with representatives of district level GoN office, NGO officials, Journalists, general public and stakeholders.
At first chief guest, special guest, guests and representative from different origination derived and inspected the both roads to the end point. After that a formal handover and inauguration ceremony was conducted at Maure of Triveni municipality, Bajura. The chief guest, special gust and DCC chief, Mayor of Budiganga municipality gave speeches and thanked to Nepal and UK Government for this great achievement and support. They all appreciated the working modality and transparency maintained by RAP3. Similarly, Mr. Lila Raj Kafle from MoFAGA, Er. Bedraj Regmi from DOLI, Dr. Simon Lucas from DFID, Michael Green from RAP3 TMO, Mr. Bhim Thapa from LRCC and Mr. Narendra Saud from LRUC had given speeches. All the speakers admired the quality of road constructed by RAP3 and urged locals to generate the economic opportunities by optimum use of the road. The speakers also appreciated Mayor for taking ownership of the road and believed that municipality will take care the road. Mr Ramesh Neupane-DTL, Bajura presented the overview of the project and activities carried out in the district. The programme was chaired by Mr. Ram Singh Rawal, Mayor of Triveni municipality. The whole programme was facilitated by Mr. Khagendra Saud. Triveni municipality granted a “Letter of Appreciation’’ to GoN, DFIDN, Rural Access Programme (RAP3) and RAP3 DTA Staff. After that the chief guest Mr. Janak Raj Giri, former minister and Dr. Simon Lucas, IGTR Team leader of DFID jointly formally inaugurated the roads by cut the ribbon. The Mayor formally closed the handing over and inauguration ceremony by giving his closing remarks. He stated that this road has become a milestone of development for the municipality. He promised to maintain the road efficiently using the fund of municipality and explore the resources for further upgrading of the road. He expressed a heartfelt gratitude towards Nepal and British government, RAP3 and all stakeholders for providing such a great opportunity.
RAP3 - Handover of Maure-Kailashmandu and Maure-Toli-Chhatara district road
2012 - 2019
UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Regional Director, Asiasuraj.firstname.lastname@example.org
February 21, 2019