|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
As of June 2016, A) In Rangamati: Betbunia-Laxmichari Upazila road (6km) 80% complete. For Raikhali-Rajsthali Union road (5.74km), 2 Packages Agreement complete and 2 Packages Re-Tender Called under process. For 3 Union roads tender have been called. For Marishya bazar -Mayanimukh bazar road (4.52km) and 99m long PC Girder Bridge on over Sijok river, the design and estimate has been sent to PD, PMO. For Bogachattar Union Ghonamor Road (5.70km), design and estimate is under preparation. B) In Bandarban: Revised foundation designed completed for 22 m long RCC bridge on RumaSadar-Ruma Bazar Road. 220m Ruma Bridge is 5% complete and Naikhongchari- Tumbru road is 10% complete. Tender evaluation under process for Lama-Rupashipara Road. For Rowanchari Bengchari Road (5.74km) and Baniarchar Gazalia Road (8.79km), design and estimate is under preparation. C) In Khagrachari: Panchari GC-Baibonchara GC via ShantipurArunyaKutir Road (5.41km) is 90 complete, Sindukchari Union H/Q-DullhaTali GC via ChallyaTali Road (4.75km) is 15% complete. Design and estimate sent to PD, PMO for Bellchari Union HQ Ajuddah bazar road (5.32km) and under preparation for Upazila HQ -Mahalchari GC Road (3.10km) and Bichitola Bazar Khagrachari Sadar HQ Road (4.29km). As of June,16 about 2190 meters of ancillary structures have been constructed.
The progress of 3 functional buildings of LGED are as follows: Rangamati 100%, Khagrachari 98%, and Bandarban 80% completed as per original contract.
Community Infrastructure interventions completed in 185 villages among which 84 in Rangamati, 49 in Bandarban and 52 in Khagrachari. Small-scale infrastructure works are ongoing in 73 sites of which 34 in Rangamati, 31 in Khagrachari and 8 in Bandarabn as approved by ADB.
4,648 work days created of which 2,280 in Rangamati, 1,395 in Khagrachari & 973 in Bandarban completed using Labour Contracting Society (LCS) principles. Among this 2,395 work days created for women of which 684 days in Rangamati, 485 days in Bandarban and 1,226 days in Khagrachari.
For irrigation purpose, project area is being covered in ongoing 190 villages of which 110 in Rangamati, 78 in Khagrachari & 2 in Bandarban. For watershed treatment six sites already selected and the Feasibility Study Reports of the sites have been approved by ADB. Watershed Management works are on going in 3 sites.
As of June, 2016, 53.15km of feeder roads/paths completed among which 15km in Rangamati, 23.60km in Bandarban & 14.55km in Khagrachari. 6 market buildings were constructed among which 50% selling space allocated for women.
MAD-NGO has been selected and contract has been signed on 6 March 2016. They have commenced work on 7 March 2016. They have submitted the inception report on 30 June 2016. According to their work plan the group forming will be initiated. Micro-agribusiness Development specialist under PIC has been on board since 21 May 2014. MAD-NGO has been selected and contract has been signed on 6 March 2016. For Micro agribusiness development 60 interest groups will be established as soon as the NGO-MFI is recruited. MAD-NGO has been selected and contract has been signed on 6 March 2016.
PMO fully staffed and operational. For contract award and disbursement the actual is delayed due to late start up of the Project. A realistic projection has been submitted and approved for 2016. Current Annual Work Plan has been endorsed by CHTRC. Three revenue posts for assistant engineer (HDC) created and they have been appointed but not yet transferred to Government revenue budget. CHTRC will initiate the process immediately. For the purpose of capacity building 25 workshops, 289 trainings and 3 study tours have been carried out. Each NGO joint venture or association implementation team includes a 50% women.