Monitoring of Water Infrastructure Development

The monitoring of Drinking Water Supply Scheme construction in Yoeseltse Gewog in Samtse was initiated from 24th-30th October 2016. The monitoring visit was undertaken as per project plan and in consultation with Programme Development Division and Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood Unit. The objectives of the field visit to project areas are: 1) to monitor the progress and quality construction of the water infrastructure in Yoeseltse; and 2) to meet and inform contractor, engineer, accounts officer and Gegow officials on efficient use of project fund, quality and timely completion of construction.

It was observed that the foundation of the construction of 50m3 Over-head Intake Tank and 150m3 Reservoir Tank in Yoeseltse are completed with the obtained of environment clearance from Divisional Forest Office. It was also observed that the Gewog has already received the water pipes and the construction of the two water tanks is scheduled from first week of November 2016. The team was also informed that tender quotation for the construction of drinking water supply scheme through pumping system in Dumsidara under Phuntshopelri Gewog will be awarded soon to the bid winning contractor. The completion of construction of Drinking Water Supply Schemes is scheduled to end of February 2017, and the water supply scheme will benefit around 539 households in Yoeseltse and Phuntshopelri Gewogs.

4-water-pipes4-water-pipesAnd as part of monitoring, the team also met with proprietor of Tshamchey Construction, Engineer, Accounts Officer of Samtse District, Principal of Yoeseltse Middle Secondary School, Yoeseltse Gewog Officials and thank them for their continued support. In addition, the contractor and other officials who are involved for project were briefed on their inputs, efficient use of project fund, quality construction and timely completion of Water Infrastructure Development for the benefit of the rural communities.

 The monitoring activity was initiated by Mr. Tsheten Dorji, WASH Project Officer and Mr. Tshering Dorji, Adm./HR Coordinator of RSPN and Mr, Damcho, Engineer of Samtse District.

RSPN would like to thank all the concerned agencies and individuals for the continued support. The project is funded by SDF and will be completed by June 2017.


Reported by: Tsheten Dorji, Project Officer-WASH