The Construction of a Public Toilet at Meeting hall was completed on 3rd March (as per the Community Contract Agreement drawn between the Gewog and the Community Group to complete it on 3rd March beginning the work from the 3rd January) by the Neymedsa Group, a local community Group. The Gewog Administration after being endorsed by all the GT (Gewog Tshogdu) members on 20th December, 2014 decided to award the works in the chewogs and villages of the Gewog for the Community having the Community’s direct Participation and also to have a direct sense of ownership of the infrastructures and more importantly is to have good quality of the works and the limited time period for the works to complete it for the fiscal year 2013-2014.
It was also of the adverse records with the Gewog Administration of the commercial contractors for the Past Fiscal year 2012-2013 of whom some contractors failed to complete the work on given time period despite their undertakings and some not being able to complete its rectifications.
The Community Contractor namely Mr.Tshewang Dorji Sherpa was the Chairman of the Group with other four members in a group. The Estimation amount/cost (engineer’s estimation) amounted to Nu. 204000(two lakhs four Thousand) yet the approved budget was of Nu.188000 (one lakh eighty eight thousand) only of which the Group negotiated to work for the approved budget-one such procedure in the community Contracting Protocol-E;-Negotiation of the Contract.
By Lobzang Choda
Rangthangling Gewog, Tsirang