The improvement of the PTT was awarded to the contractor with the contract amount of Nu.6457405 (Sixty four lakhs fifty seven thousand and four hundred five only) and is funded by the Decentralized Rural Development Project(DRDP), MOAF, Thimphu and the Contract date beginning from 1st July,2012 and to complete it on 31st December,2012.
However the jointly meeting on 13th February, 2013 between the Dzongkhag Level Tender committee (DLTC) and the Gewog Level Tender Committee (GLTC) decided to finally terminate the contract having found on non resumption of work by the contractor and also the fundamental breach of Contract by the Contractor.
Presently the work is still being carried out departmentally by the RUG and their payments are made from the Budget of the DRDP including for the Hiring of the Tippers, excavators, Rock Breakers and also for the supply of the materials like the stone gravels, cements and sand. This activity is an Adhoc activity and is to benefit the 62 Households of Rangthangling Chewog and growing Oranges as a source of income. The work has to end on December, 2013 from the remaining Budget available from the DRDP.
By Lobzang Choda
GAO, Rangthangling Gewog, Tsirang