Town Development Fund (TDF) organized a progress review meeting of the ongoing TDF financed projects under Town Development Programme (TDP I, II & III) funded by KfW (German Development Bank) on 13th November 2017, at Bharatpur, Chitwan with participation of newly elected mayors of 10 municipalities, including Bharatpur, Biratnagar, Butwal, Birgunj, Nepalgunj, Birendranagar, Bhimdatta and Tulsipur. The main objective of the review meeting was to critically review the progress to ensure timely completion of the projects being financed by TDF and quality of construction.
The review meeting was held at Bharatpur Garden Resort, Bharatpur, Chitwan, having Ms. Renu Dahal, Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolitan City, as the chief guest, which was chaired by Mr. Dhruba Rijal, the Chairperson of TDF. The Executive Director of TDF Mr. Maniram Singh Mahat highlighted the objectives of the project review meeting. Technical team from TDF, procurement expert, representatives of municipalities along with the concerned consultants and contractors involved in the project implementation in respective municipalities presented the project status. During the meeting, the issued related to design, construction supervision and physical progress was intensively discussed to expedite the progress.
The review meeting was very fruitful to spell out underlying issues and come up with pragmatic solutions to complete the project on time. At the same time, it was taken as an opportunity to familiarize the newly elected mayors about the TDF funded projects in their respective municipalities.
Such time of periodic progress review meeting is being organized by TDF on regular basis in different regions of the country for project monitoring purpose.