Development Project Service Centre (DEPROSC-Nepal) with the support of Trail Bridge Support Unit (TBSU/Helvetas) has being implementing Bridge Building in Local Level (BBLL) in Nuwakot district since July 2001 and in Rukum district since July 2006. The strategy of BBLL has focused on sensitizing and organizing poor communities through social mobilization so as to bring them in the mainstream of development. It has mainly two components such as Social mobilization and Technical support.

The goal is to improve access of the local people to social and basic services, and economic resources and opportunities, and thereby contribute to poverty alleviation. It is aimed that rural people including 50% disadvantaged people will enjoy safe and improved river crossing facility through trail bridges. An increase of 15% is expected in school attendance and number of patients visiting health posts. Jobs for 6.5 million person-days are expected to be created at local level.

Overall Progress up until July 2020 is presented in the table below:

Particulars Nuwakot Ramechhap
Name of Donor Agency Helvetas/TBSU Helvetas/TBSU
No of staff Mobilized 2 1
No of working Rural / Municipality 11 6
Total New bridge construction 91 6
Total Major Maintenance 25 0
Total no. of HHs covered 47,615 1,387
Total no. of beneficiary 264039 6851
Total Budget 226157670 18693189