48th Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal (HRA) successfully completed on 26th August, 2022 (2079.5.10) Friday at Hotel Manaslu, Lazimpat, Kathmandu.
The meeting was chaired by the Chairman Mr. Hari Dharel.
Chairman, Mr. Hari Dharel welcomed to all the distinguished members of the association at 48th Annual General Meeting of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal. Delivering his welcome speech Chairman Mr. Dharel mentioned that the HRA has been carrying out its regular activities such as managing Manang Aid-post, Pheriche Aid-post, Gosainkunda Temporary Health Camp and HRA Everest-ER Medical Camp even during the global pandemic situation. Chairman further said that HRA has been closely coordinating with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism in the central level also locally Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality and Manang Ngishyang Rural Municipality. Chairman emphasized disseminating information on AMS by publishing flyers, brochures, magazines and placing hoarding boards at different locations.
Chairman also mentioned that Nepal Chamber of Commerce has nominated him as a member of “Tourism Promotion and Cultural Committee” on behalf of the Association.
Chairman expressed his sincere gratitude to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism, Ministry of Health, Department of Health Services, Department of Immigration, Labor Department, Nepal Medical Council (NMC), Nepali Army, Tokha Municipality and Human Outreach Project for their support. He also expressed sincere appreciation to respected Embassies and Consulates as well as other organizations and individuals for their continuous support to HRA.
On behalf of the Executive Committee of the HRA, Secretary General Mr. Shreeram Khatri presented the Annual Progress Report for the fiscal year 2078/079 and Annual Implementation Plan (Plan of Action) for the fiscal year 2079/080. Likewise, the Audited Report for the fiscal year 2078/079 and Annual Budget for the fiscal year 2079/080 was presented by Treasurer Mr. Sushil Krishna Adhikari. The Medical Director’s Report was also presented by Prof. Dr. Buddha Basyant in the General Assembly.
Progress Report of fiscal year 2078/079 and annual Implementation Plan for fiscal year 2079/080 presented by the Secretary General and Audited Report of fiscal year 2078/079 and Annual Budget for fiscal year 2079/080 presented by the Treasurer were unanimously approved by the General Assembly.
B.K. Associates was appointed as an Auditor to audit the books of accounts of HRA for the Fiscal Year 2079/080.
Mr. Bikash Shah Rauniyar and Mr. Tul Singh Gurung were nominated as a representative of the general members to sign the minute book.
A “Vote of Thanks” was delivered by Vice-Chairman Mr. Kumar Ranabhat. He expressed his thanks and gratitude to all the concern authorities, organizations and individuals including Nepal Government for their cooperation and support to make HRA’s 48th AGM grand success.
The program was followed by the felicitation program to felicitate all the respected personalities, organizations and companies who has supported HRA. The Chief Guest, Hon'ble Minister Jeevan Ram Shrestha, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation handed over the certificate of Appreciation to the awardees as follows. Special Guest of the program, Mr. Hom Prasad Luitel, Director General of Department of Tourism also graciously present at the program.
2 Satori Adventures P. Ltd.
3 Beyul Adventure P. Ltd.
4 Snowy Horizon Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.
5 Peak Promotion Pvt. Ltd.
6 Climbalaya Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.
7 Expedition Himalaya.com P. Ltd.
8 Himalayan Guides Nepal Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.
9 Ascent Himalayas Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.
10 8K Expeditions P. Ltd.
11 Everest Parivar Expedition P. Ltd.
12 Shangri-La Nepal Trek P. Ltd.
13 Dream Himalaya Adventure P. Ltd.
14 Asian Trekking P. Ltd.
15 Makalu Adventure P. Ltd.
16 Pioneer Adventure P. Ltd.
17 Glacier Himalaya Treks and Expedition P. Ltd.
2. Dr. Radhika Sapkota
2. Dr. Prasanna Karki
3. Dr. Suraj Kandel
4. Dr. Dipendra Paudyal
5. Dr. Suraj Shrestha
6. Mr. Aakash Sherpali (Medical Student)
2. Mr. Nar Bahadur Astani
3. Mr. Anup Gurung
Syakar Trading Company
Mountain Medicine Society of Nepal (MMSN)
Human Outreach Project-Nepal
Human Outreach Project-USA
Finally, the Chairman announced Program adjourned.