DDC Jumla with the assistance of RAP DTA organized Continual Improvement Matrix (CIM) assessment workshop and RAP3 annual progress review on 8th and 11th August 014 in Hotel Dautari and Hotel Snowland Jumal respectively. 16 participants from DDC, DTO, RAP3 DTA and SC had participated in CIM assessment workshop while in the progress review, participants from concerning organizations and institutions including RMGs/RMUCs had participated . Both programs were chaired by Planning and Administrative officer of DDC.
In the orientation and CIM assessment workshop, RAP3 DTL oriented about assessment of CIM of DDC/DDC to be conducted annually. Every participant was given a set of assessment set and all participants followed the presentation of DTL and gave score individually. All the participants had assessed by giving score from 2 to 10 of different thematic major and sub-components. After completing assessment, all the assessed sets were collected and computed in the excel sheet collectively by all participants. The assessment of DDC/DTO was completed by taking average of all the participants’ score to come up with more accurate figure. In the case of one of the major thematic components of “Socio-Political”, no score was done and found satisfactorily.
In the annual progress review, progress of different components were presented by RAP3 staffs. After completing presentation, a forum was given to representatives of different organizations to provide their comments and suggestion. The speakers welcomed to RAP3 programme having different components giving benefit to grow local economy and livelihood of people. They claimed that RAP3 has become an exemplary project adopting a development process from planning to implementation, monitoring, payment and upto this review as a transparency. The review has become significant in a way that it has made involvement of relevant stakeholders, in all the stages of project cycle including this progress review, from a section of direct Implementation (like RMGs, RMUCs and LRP) to district level stakeholders of different sections of private sectors, political parties, government line agencies and Journalist. They further added that all other district level projects and institutions need to adopt the working modality that RAP3 has adopted. They committed to further support RAP3 project in implementing in an efficient, effective and transparent way. Acting LDO closed session by giving clarity of many issues had come up from floor during workshop.