News & Latest Updates

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24.09.2020

Project review meeting was held at CLPIU (Edu) with contractors from all 7 districts. Contractors updated on the project progress and presented catch up plan to recover delays due to Covid19 & rainy season and complete the projects as per the contract period-May 2020. The meeting was attended by representatives from CLPIU (Edu) & PMC. Mr Ram Saran Sapkota,PD CLPIU appreciated the efforts and urged the contractors for completion of projects in time and meeting quality requirements.

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22.09.2020

Indian Ambassador to Nepal Mr. Vinay M Kwatra and CEO of Nepal's National Reconstruction Authority Mr. Sushil Gyewali virtually launched the project information website. The website, available in both English and Nepali versions, is a one stop, user friendly window for all information related to education projects under the India-funded post-earthquake reconstruction initiatives.

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01.09.2020

By end of August 2020, 28 out of 56 (50%) phase 2 sites were operational. The remaining sites are expected to resume construction operations in September as the Covid19 lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted in respective districts and the rainy season recedes.

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27.08.2020

A four-day online national symposium on Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction and rehabilitation titled 'National Symposium on Nepal's Reconstruction (NSNR)’ was organised by National Reconstruction Authority, Kathmandu during August 24-27, 2020. CSIR-CBRI Roorkee participated in the symposium.

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31.07.2020
Pre-bid meeting held at CLPIU for the Central Library at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu and remanining 6 schools at Kavre & Kathmandu.

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15.07.2020
Review Meeting held online between Indian Embassy, Kathmandu and CBRI. Ms Shuchita Kishore, FS Reconstruction,  Indian Embassy joined from Kathmandu. CBRI District Leaders presented their experience from the initial site survey to detailed projects report; including roadmap for project delivery.

 

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15.07.2020
Bills submitted by contractors from Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Ramechhap & Kavre to CLPIU after verification from PMC team & DLPIU.

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12.07.2020
Project review meeting held on 12th July 2020 with contractors at CLPIU.

Contractors from Ramechhap, Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Nuwakot & Gorkha attended the meeting.

Agenda of the meeting were : 

(1) Submission of IPC before end of fiscal year.

(2) Catch up plan to start works at all sites and recover delays caused due to Covid19 lockdown

(3) Mobilisation of Manpower & Equipment to sites

(3) Establishment of Site Offices, pending mobilisation items & Material Testing Laboratories

(5) Submit status of work done at all sites.

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14.06.2020
Works started partially at some of the sites after lock-down restrictions eased for construction works; especially at Ramechhap & Kavre districts.

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10.06.2020
Meeting held with all contractors at CLPIU Kathmandu with respect to planning and starting of works after lockdown.

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08.06.2020
The Embassy of India and the Central Level Project Implementation Unit (CLPIU) of the Ministry of Education, Nepal signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) for re-building 56 higher secondary schools. Included areas in the MOU for the reconstruction of schools are located in  Gorkha, Nuwakot, Dhading, Dolakha, Kavrepalanchowk, Ramechhap and Sindhupalchowk district of Nepal.The schools will be built as a part of 2.95 billion (Nepali rupees )grant to Nepal by the Government of India post-earthquake reconstruction. 

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02.06.2020
Reimbursement Request Form submitted by CLPIU to Indian Embassy for (1) work at 08 schools of old package (2) mobilization advance for 56 schools new package.

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26.05.2020

Reviewed payments done to contractors for phase 1 & phase 2 projects for the period from start of the project to March 2020. All bills were thoroughly checked and all the documents related to the reimbursement claim were compiled. 

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27.04.2020
Training on Construction Site Supervision

Training was given on site supervision & inspection with special focus on quality control of RCC works and basic safety norms at site. It was also attended by representative from Indian Embassy, CLPIU & CBRI.

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22.04.2020
Training on Mobile App

Training was given to all PMC engineers to familiarize with the mobile app, forms and checklists used for daily reports.

 

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28.03.2020
Project Baseline Schedule for all the 56 new package schools prepared. The baseline will be reviewed every month for the actual progress against planned and updated.

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24.03.20
As per Govt. of Nepal order for total lockdown in Nepal due to CoVid19, all the construction sites and offices were closed from 24th March 2020 till further orders. It has affected the progress of sites mobilization and construction activities at site. A detailed report has been submitted to CLPIU for the idle labour & Equipment at site.

 

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1st week March 2020

Meeting with PMC, DLPIU & Contractor for all 7 districts

Meetings held at each district to start the construction works. All local issues were discussed and sorted for most of the schools.

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18.02.2020
Workshop cum kick-off meeting with project

The workshop cum kick-off meeting has paved the way for effective project implementation covering the aspects of “Project Execution Guidelines, Good Construction Practices, Monitoring and reporting; assuring to deliver End to End construction management at all stages of the project, pre-construction, construction and post-construction.

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11.02.2020
Visit of 25 Mayors/Dy. Mayors to CSIR-CBRI

The group visited CSIR-CBRI Roorkee India and understood the facility and newer technologies in construction for disaster resilient construction.

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10.02.2020
Handing-over of Aiselubhume Higher Secondary School, Kaule, Nuwakot District of Nepal
This was the FIRST school under GOI funded "Resilient School Building Project of Nepal" handed over to Govt of Nepal. Former Prime Minister of Nepal HE Shri Pushpakamal Dahal, was the Chief Guest and HE Shri Barshman Pun Anant, Minister of Energy, Water Resource & Irrigation, GoN has presided over the function.

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13.12.2019 / 15.12.2019 / 17.12.2019
Final bid opening for seven districts

Final bid opening meeting for 7 packages /districts.

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12.12.2019

(1) MoU between Indian Embassy and INTACH

Agreement signing ceremony of Indian Embassy and INTACH on Heritage Building and interaction with INTACH, UNDP, UNOPS: Attended the function and interacted with INTACH, UNDP, UNOPS for possible collaboration with CBRI. 

(2) Finalization of DPRs for Central Library, Discussion on additional facilities, Financial bid opening for different packages.

TU requested for additional facilities in central library and discussion held for detailed planning & design of the proposed library.

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Nov 2019
Procurement of Works process and award of work to successful bidder is expected to be completed by November 2019 and work is likely to start in last week of December 2019 at 56 sites.

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Apr 2019
Construction Monitoring

  • CBRI scientists are regularly visiting various ongoing construction sites in 2 districts, since April 2019 to till date.

  • Recruitment of 2 Consultant Engineers by CBRI has been completed.

  • Recruitment of staff at Kathmandu office in process.

  • CBRI activities as per time schedule are ahead of 12 months as compared to planned activities.

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01.11.2019
Progress Review by NRA

CSIR-CBRI Progress review at National Reconstruction Authority, Chaired by Secretary, NRA on "Post-Earthquake Reconstruction of Schools in Nepal: Design & Project Management for Reconstruction / Retrofitting of 70 School Buildings and 2 Library Facilities".

 

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24.10.2019 -1.11.2019
Participation in Tender Bid Opening Meeting at CLPIU

Participated in tender bid opening meetings for different packages of school reconstruction.

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11.09.2019

Discussion with ED, TU; CLPIU; CBRI; IE on Planning & Design of Central Library, TU.

CBRI presented approach for detailed planning & design of the proposed library to TU.

 

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10.09.2019

Submission and Finalization of Bid / Tender Documents complete in all respect in prescribed format of GoN.

Finalized Bid / Tender documents. Tender being uploaded by CLPIU in 7 packages (districtwise). (1) Ramechap and Dolakha (2) Gorkha and Kavrepalanchowk (3) Nuwakot, Dhading and Sindhupalchowk.

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06.09.2019
Submission of Monthly Progress report - August 2019  + Geotechnical + Topography + Revised DPRs + Works Procurement Plan + Cost summary for all schools and library

Progress report (August 2019) submitted to MEA, Delhi; CLPIU and IE.

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17.8.2019

Revised DPRs along with district wise Packaging Proposal for speedy completion of tender process, including Procurement Approval Plan Summary (District-wise) submitted to CLPIU.

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26.07.2019
Submission of Progress report

Progress report (May-July 2019) submitted to MEA, Delhi; CLPIU and IE. Submission of Central Library, Tribhuvan University Planning & Design. Approved by Chief, Central Library, TU.

 

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24.04.2019

Submission of DPRs

DPRs comprising of 3 volumes for each school (Vol. 1: Detailed architectural, structural and services; Vol-2: Structural Design Basis Report; Vol. Structural Design Basis Report; Vol.: Detailed Specification, Bill of Quantity, Rate Analysis and estimates) for 56 schools. For 8 schools DPRs already submitted by CBRI and 6 schools are either unreachable or construction completed by other Donors. Copies submitted to MEA, Delhi; CLPIU and IE.

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26.03.2019

Submission of Inception reports

Inception report submitted by CBRI on project implementation.

 

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06.03.2019

MoU signed between MEA-CBRI for Post-earthquake reconstruction of school buildings in 7 districts of Nepal and Libraries in Kathmandu

DPRs for 8 schools prepared by CBRI and construction started (5 schools in Nuwakot and 3 schools in Gorkha districts). CBRI visited 8 schools sites and imparted training on Good Construction Practices to engineers of Executing Agency and DLPIU engineers.

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