43rd Annual General Meeting

The 43rd Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on Friday, August 25, 2017 (2074.5.9) at Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat, Kathmandu.

The meeting was chaired by Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta. First of all, Chairman Mr. Bhatta called for one minute “Mourning” in memory of HRA Executive Member Umesh Kumar Singh, who passed away on Bhadra 20, 2073.

The 43rd Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on Friday, August 25, 2017 (2074.5.9) at Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat, Kathmandu.

The meeting was chaired by Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta. First of all, Chairman Mr. Bhatta called for one minute “Mourning” in memory of HRA Executive Member Umesh Kumar Singh, who passed away on Bhadra 20, 2073.

Discussion session was held on the papers presented by the Secretary General and Treasurer. Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta, Vice Chairman Mr. Basant B. Hamal, Secretary General Prithbi Shrestha and Treasurer Shree Ram Khatri answered the questions raised by General Members. Progress Report of the year 2073/074 and Annual Implementation Plan for the year 2074/075 presented by the Secretary General and Audited Report for the year 2073/074 and Annual Budget for the year 2074/075 presented by the Treasurer were unanimously approved by the General Meeting.

B. K. Associates was appointed as an Auditor to audit the books of accounts of HRA for the year Fiscal Year 2074/075.

Mr. Santa Subba and Mr. Sushil Adhikari were nominated as a representative of general member to sign the minute book.

A "Vote of Thanks" was given by Vice Chairman Mr. Basant B.Hamal. He expressed his thanks & gratitude to all concerned for their cooperation and support to make HRA’s 43rd AGM Successful.

Feliciation Programme:

On the occasion of 43rd AGM of HRA, a felicitation program was organized. Founder Chairman of HRA, Mr. T.C. Pokharel was honored with the Chief Patron of HRA. Chief Guest Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai, Direcctor General, Department of Tourism provided plaque of honor to Founder Chairman Mr. Tek Chandra Pokharel.

Likewise, ASI Mr. Durga Bahadur Rana was also honored with letter of appreciation and cash prize of Rs. 25,000/- (Twenty Five Thousand Rupees) for his valuable life saving work done by him while there was a second phase election program at Tulsipur Municipality, Ward no. 3, Pratapkot, Ambas. He bravely caught the Socket Bomb which was thrown by unknown person and landed it at safe place.

On the occasion, Director General Dinesh Bhattarai presented the letter of appreciation to expedition operator companies for their support to run HRA- Everest ER (clinic) at Everest base Camp.

Chief Guest, Director General Mr. Dinesh Bhattarai appreciated the work of HRA and assured that Ministry of Tourism will always support HRA in life saving work in Himalayas.

Finally Chairman announced Programme adjourned.

 

42nd Annual General Meeting

The 42nd  Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on August 26, 2016 (2073.5.10) at Gokarna Resort, Gokarna, Kathmandu. The meeting was chaired by Chairman Mr. D.B. Koirala. First of all, Mr. Koirala called for one minute “Mourning” in memory of HRA Executive Member Late Wongchu Sherpa, who passed away on Paush 15, 2072.

Mr. Koirala called for a meeting and addressed the 42nd Annual General Meeting by the "Welcome Speech". He highlighted some of the major activities which was completed in his two year’s time as well as upcoming plans and projects . He highlighted that the association continued its programs & activities despite the devastating 2015 earthquake, avalanches in the Khumbu Icefall in the Everest Region and Thorong-La Pass snow storm in Annapurna Region. Mr. Koirala also briefed about the completion of the renovation of Pheriche Aid-post and purchasing of medical & communication equipment with the financial assistance from Australian Embassy DAP Grant.

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the HRA, Secretary General Mr. Basant B. Hamal presented the Annual Progress Report for the year 2072/073 and Annual Implementation Plan (Plan of Action) for the year 2073/074 and Treasurer Mr. Shreeram Khatri presented the Audited Report for the year 2072/073 and Annual Budget for the year 2073/074. Medical Director Dr. Buddha Basnyat  presented Medical Report of HRA.

Discussion session was held on the papers presented by the Secretary General and Treasurer. Chairman Mr. D. B. Koirala, Vice Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta, Secretary General Basant B. Hamal and Treasurer  Shreeram Khatri  answered the questions raised by General Members. Progress Report of the year 2072/073 and Annual Implementation Plan for the year 2073/074 presented by the Secretary General and Audited Report for the year 2072/073 and Annual Budget for the year 2073/074 presented by the Treasurer were unanimously approved by the General Meeting.  

B.K. Associates was appointed as an Auditor to audit the books of accounts of HRA for the year 2073/074.

Mr. Bikram Neupane and Mr. Bhumi Lal Lama were nominated by the General Assembly as a representative of general member to sign the minute book.

A "Vote of Thanks" was given by Vice Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta. He expressed his thanks & gratitude to all concerned for their cooperation and support to make HRA’s 42nd AGM Successful. Finally Chairman announced of the 42nd  Annual General Meeting adjourned.
 During the Reception Programme, HRA organized a programme to provide Plaque of Honor & appreciation letter to individual and Agencies who have supported HRA. Director General, Department of Tourism Sudarsan Prasad Dhakal and H.E. Glenn White, Australian Ambassador to Nepal presented Plaque of Honor & appreciation letters. Former Chairman Bikarm Neupane and Everest link were also honored with plaque of honor at the same programme for their valuable support to HRA.

41st Annual General Meeting (agm)


The 41st  Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on August 17, 2014 (2072.4.32) at Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat, Kathmandu. The meeting was chaired by Chairman Mr. D.B. Koirala. First of all, Mr. Koirala called for one minute “Mourning” in the name of those who lost their lives in earthquake. Mr. Koirala addressed the 41st  Annual General Meeting with "Welcome Speech". He highlighted some of the major activities which was completed in the one year’s time as well as upcoming plans and projects . He also highlighted on the work done by HRA during snow storm on Thorong Pass (Annapurna Region) and avalanche at Everest Base Camp on Baisakh 12. HRA doctors at EBC, actively involved during avalanche,  they treated survivors and managed to transfer them to Pheriche aid-post. Mr. Koirala also briefed about the financial support received from Australian Embassy DAP Grant for the Pheriche aid-post maintenance and purchasing of medical and communication equipments.

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the HRA, Secretary General Mr. Basant B. Hamal presented the Annual Progress Report for the year 2071/072 and Annual Implementation Plan (Plan of Action) for the year 2072/073 and Treasurer Mr. Shree Ram Khatri presented the Audited Report for the year 2071/072 and Annual Budget for the year 2072/073. Medical Director Dr. Buddha Basnyat  presented Medical Report of HRA.

A discussion session was held on the papers presented by the Secretary General and Treasurer. Chairman Mr. D.B. Koirala,  Secretary General Basant B. Hamal and Treasurer  Shree Ram Khatri  answered the questions raised by General Members. Progress Report of the year 2071/072 and Annual Implementation Plan for the year 2072/073 presented by the Secretary General and Audited Report for the year 2071/072 and Budget for the year 2072/073 were  approved by the General Meeting.  
D.R. Sharma Associate was appointed as an Auditor to audit the books of accounts of HRA for the year 2072/073.

Mr. Narahari Bhandari and Mr. Bhumi Lal Lama were nominated as a representative of general member to sign the minute book.

The Convenor Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta of Membership and Statute Amendments Committee,  presented a draft (tin mahale) of amendments in the second session of AGM and had extensive discussion and was approved by the meeting unanimously. He also presented a drafted suggestion on HRA Membership and on the discussion any decision could not be reached regarding the Membership. Therefore, the 41st AGM decided to call a special AGM to finalize membership.

A "Vote of Thanks" was given by Vice chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta. He expressed the gratitude to all concerned for their cooperation and positive support to make HRA’s 41st AGM Successful. Finally Chairman announced of the 41st  Annual General Meeting adjourned.

40th Annual General Meeting

40th Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) was held on Friday, August 22, 2014 (2071.5.6) at Hotel Radisson, Lazimpat, Kathmandu. The meeting was chaired by Chairman Mr. D.B. Koirala. Chairman Mr. Koirala addressed the Annual General Meeting by “Welcome Speech”. He thanked to all the HRA members for giving him responsibility of  Chairman of HRA for 3 years. While speaking Mr. Koirala express his commitment to work honestly in the betterment of the Association.

On behalf of the Executive Committee of HRA, Secretary General Mr. Basant B. Hamal presented the Annual Progress Report for the year 2070/071 and Annual Implementation Plan (Plan of Action) fro the year 2071/072 and Treasurer Mr. Shree Ram Khatri presented the Audited Report for the year 2070/071 and Annual Budget for the year 2071/072. Medical Director Dr. Buddha Basnyat Presented Medical Report of HRA.

An extensive discussion was held on the papers presented by the Secretary General and Treasurer. Chairman Mr. Koirala, Secretary General Mr. Hamal and Treasurer Mr. Khatri answered the questions raised by General Members. Progress Report of the Year 2070/071 and Annual Implementation Plan for the year 2071/72 presented by the Secretary General and Audited Report for the year 2070/071 and Budget for the year 2071/072 were approved by the General Meeting.

Mr. Girdhari Sharma was appointed as an Auditor to audit the books of accounts of HRA for the F/Y 2071/072.

Former Treasurer and General Member Mr. Prithbi Shrestha and General Member Mr. Sushil Adhikari were nominated as a representative of general member  to sign the minute book.

“Vote of Thanks” was given by Vice Chairman Mr. Narendra Deo Bhatta. He expressed the gratitude to all the members for their active participation to make HRA’s 40th AGM successful. Finally, Chairman announced of 40th Annual General Meeting adjourned. Hon. Minister Mr. Bhim Acharya of MoCTCA was Chief Guest on a Cocktail/Dinner Program organized by HRA after 40th AGM.