National Footprint Initiative

The National Footprint Initiatives (NFI) as a part of the Flagship Programme in the 12th FYP was initiated from the 111th National Day Celebration hosted in Samtse Dzongkhag. The objective of NFI is to keep alive the spirit and purpose of National Day and the focus was on the host Dzongkhag by initiating activities beyond the plan.

There are six activities under National Footprint Initiatives (NFI) identified and implemented by two Dzongkhags and a Thromde. Two activities are being implemented by Thimphu Thromde and one activity by Thimphu Dzongkhag. Three activities are being undertaken under Samtse Dzongkhag.

The progress of the NFI activities are as follows.

Sl No Implementing Agency Activity name Budget (Nu. In million) Funding Source Fund released (Nu in m) Expenditure (Nu in m) Work status
1 Thimphu Thromde Redevelopment of Norzin Lam along with Revitalization of clock tower 465 Program Grant 186 40 Materials are procured. However, public consultation is underway. The actual implementation of work will start after the final presentation and on receiving the Royal approval.
2 Thimphu Thromde Open space development within Thimphu Thromde 25 Program Grant 17 17 72% of the works are completed which includes site development works at Samtenling Park, Haydrong Bridge areas and Olakha. The construction of footpaths and plantation works are ongoing.
3 Thimphu Dzongkhag Construction of kitchen and public toilet at Kuenselphodrang 10 Program Grant 10 2.5 30% of the work is completed.
Total 500   213 59.5  

Open space development at Haydrong

Plantation works at Samtenling Park

Construction of Public kitchen and toilet at Kuenselphodrang

Construction of Public kitchen and toilet at Kuenselphodrang

Activities implemented by the Dzongkhag Administration

 

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Activity name

Budget (Nu. In million) Revised Budget (Nu. In Million) Fund released (Nu. In M) Expenditure (Nu. In million) Funding Source  

Work Status as of June 2021

1 Construction of 20 bedded Tashichholing Hospital. 260.000 80 45 6.162 Program Grant (PG). The revised budget has been programmed under PG. Drawing, design and estimates formally received by Dzongkhag. Dzongkhag and CDCL have negotiated the cost at Nu. 470 million under cost plus model. Dzongkhag has submitted the negotiated cost estimate to GNHC seeking assurance for additional funds and approval.

GNHC has responded to Dzongkhag and directed to review the proposed implementation modality.

Activities implemented by DoR, MoWHS

Sl Activity name Budget (Nu. in million) Revised outlay (Nu. in million) Fund released Expenditure (Nu. In million) Funding Source Work Status as of June 2021
1 Namchukhola-Dorokha- Halhaley road 80 238 74.94 72.49 PTA 1.Package-I WMM= 7.10km

2. Package II – Cross drains 7 nos. completed.

3. Package III- Formation cutting- completed.

 

Overall physical progress-56% & Financial progress-40%

2 Samtse – Tashichoeling Tendruk road 120 129.8 120.027 104.608 PTA Resurfacing & Construction of Permanent work on Samtse-Tashichhoeling-Tendruk SNH (Package -I) =2.30 km.

GSB (km) – 2.29, WMM (km) – 2.29, Box Drain (m) – 1839, French Drain (m) – 90, DBM (km) – 2.29, AC (km) – 2.29(Physical Progress 100 % completed)

 

Resurfacing & Construction of Permanent work on Samtse-Tashichhoeling-Tendruk SNH Package-II in stretches 26.00km to 49.00km: Pothole repairing (Sqm)- 4254.8, WMM (Cu.m)- 96.02, Box Drain (m) – 1840 mtrs, (AC 29.70 Km 100 % completed)

 

Resurfacing & Construction of Permanent work on Samtse -Tashichhoeling-Tendruk Road (Package-III) in stretches 0.00-24.00km.

Pothole repairing (sqm) – 767.20, WMM (cum) – 1710.08, Box Drain (m) – 1990.00, AC (sqm)

 

Physical Progress is 78.33 % completed and work is stopped, due to monsoon and Covid -19 pandemic.