1. Reliable municipal infrastructure developed
1.1) By June 2017 (for all indicators): 107 km of drainage lines rehabilitated and 49 km of new drainage lines constructed in Janakpur, Nepalgunj, and Siddharthanagar.
Status: A total of 86.07 km drain works has been completed.
Siddharthanagar: About 24.67 km of drain is completed.
Nepalgunj: 59.391 kms of storm water drain completed. Overall, 98% of works completed.
Janakpur: Contract awarded on 22 December 2015. About 2 kms of drain construction has been completed, so far.
1.2) 36 km of new or upgraded roads and lanes improved in Janakpur, Nepalgunj, and Siddharthangar.
Nepalgunj: 7.61 km of urban road (asphalt) completed.
Siddharthanagar: 1.92 km of urban road (asphalt) completed. Also, 2.31 km of subgrade and sub-base work has been completed.
Overall--about 62% works has been completed.
Janakpur: Improvement and upgrading of urban roads will be started after the complete construction of the drains.
1.3) Sanitary landfill facilities with a service life of about 15 years with resource recovery system developed in Janakpur, Nepalgunj, and Siddharthanagar
Janakpur: Alternative land fill site identified at Bhoil, Janakpur-18. The acquisition process is expected to be completed by mid-October 2016..
Nepalgunj: Contract agreement has been signed with RAMKY-NANC JV on 13 June 2016. In the meantime, sub loan agreement between TDF and Nepalgunj Sub- metropolitan City was signed on May 29, 2016.
Siddharthanagar: Contract has been awarded to M/S UPLEEL-NANC JV, on 18 April 2016. Contractor has been mobilized from 20 May 2016. Joint survey of SLF commenced. Also sub-loan agreement between TDF and Siddharthanagar Municipality was signed on 31 March 2016
1.4) Modality for private sector participation in SWM assessed by 2015.
Provision has been made in the bidding document to operate SLS by the contractor for a year before handing over to the operator.
1.5) 5,000 households are newly served with and 12,000 households are receiving improved water services in Dharan.
Contract agreement for improvement of water supply systems in Dharan was signed on 25 March 2015, and contractor mobilized on 15 July 2015. 18.1 km DI (200-400 mm ), 167.9 km of HDPE (63-225 mm ) and 0.75 km of GI pipe laying work has been completed. Five production well are developed. RVT construction for Railway, Pindeswor and Fushre distribution system ongoing.
The physical progress reported so far is 40%.
1.6) 90 km of new water supply pipes installed or upgraded in Dharan
Same as (1.5 above).
2. Community development programs undertaken and GESI capacity strengthened.
2.1) 100% of poor settlements in the project municipalities benefit from the community development program
Project implementation is being done in this direction by mobilizing NGOs in Dharan, Janakpur, Siddharthanagar and Nepalgunj Municpalities.
2.2) At least 33% of representatives on committees established for community development programs are women.
84 TLOs (14 Dharan, 29 Janakpur, 21 Siddharthanagar and 20 Nepalgunj) and 3 Users committees (1 each at Dharan, Janakpur and Siddharthanagar) formed in the project municipalities have more than 33% of women representatives
2.3) 50% of participants in skills and entrepreneurship development programs are women.
Status: Skills and entrepreneurship development programs is being implemented in all municipalities.
Beauty, Parlour, Driving, House
wiring , Plumbing and Computer
hardware trainings are completed.
Total Participants: 116
Female 75 (64.65%), Male 41
Driving, House wiring, Plumbing
and House wiring training are
Total Participants: 117
Female 6 (5.13%), Male111 (94.87%)
Advance sewing and cutting,
house wiring and light vehicle
driving trainings ongoing.
Total participants: 90
Female: 40, Male: 50
2.4) GESI operational manuals, toolkits, and checklists developed and used in MPPW and its departments.
Status: GESI operational guidelines finalized. GESI project based Log Frame developed. GESI operational guideline based toolkits developed. GESI related brochure prepared. They are being used
2.5 Budget for GESI operation allocated in MPPW separately from the project.
Status: Budget for GESI operation allocated in MoUD.
3. Project management and administration supported.
3.1 PCO and PIUs are fully staffed on time.
Status: PCO and PIUs formed and fully staffed.
3.2 Quarterly progress reports and audit reports are of satisfactory quality and submitted on time.
Status: Audit report and quarterly reports are being submitted timely and are of satisfactory quality.
3.3 Project is implemented on time and within budget.
Status: Project is performing within the approved budget despite delay in procurement process of Janakpur sub projects.
3.4 Staff skills on GESI upgraded through at least five trainings for municipal staff (target of 20% female participants).
Trainings being conducted on GESI Operational Guidelines. Also TOT on GESI mainstreaming being organized.