SA tools orientation to people representatives
Nepal and Gorkha Municipality jointly organized two-day long orientation
program on Social Accountability (SA) tools in Gorkha district on 2-3 September
2018. The orientation was targeted to all representatives of the Gorkha
Municipality, civil society and team of District Coordination Committee of
total of 36 participants including Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Ward chairs and members,
representatives of PPWG and CA, chair of Health Shakha of Shahid Lakhan
Gaunpalika also participated in the orientation program.
The orientation was
concentrated on importance and mandatory provision for use of SA tools in local
level. Orientation intended the thorough understanding of application of Public
Hearing, Social Audit and Public Audit, PETS, Right to information and
Community Score Card.
the orientation program, Mayor of Gorkha Rajan Raj Panta made a commitment to
apply SA tools for ensuring effective public service delivery and to promote good
governance on entire Gorkha Municipality. Furthermore, he acknowledged the need
for SOCH Nepal's support for the promotion and application of SA tools in the
future. After the program, chief of Shahid Lakhan Gaunpalika requested SOCH
Nepal to organize same orientation program on his Gaunpalika. The other
gaunpalika also assured at least the half of the financial contribution to
conduct SA Tools orientation.
The Capacity Development
Specialist of NEPAN- Gobinda Poudel District Officer SOCH Nepal District
Officer Mohasin Alimiya and Admin/Accounting Officer Sushil Bhattarai
facilitated the orientation.