***River Guide Refresher Training Kicks off today at Trisuli River on September 19, 2017***    NARA is organizing adventurous rafting program for the first arrival tourist guests 6 from TIA and 4 from Pokhara to raft at Trisuli & Upper Seti River in the World Tourism day on September 25, 2017.       *** NARA Flood Victims Rescue Team is back after completed thir rescue operations in different parts of Tarai Region***                       |
Todays : Saturday, September 23, 2017

Bhote Koshi River Clean-Up Campaign Kicks Off

Bhote Koshi River Clean-Up Campaign Kicks Off

Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) kicks of the "Bhote Koshi River Clean–Up Campaign 2017" at  Khadichaur suspension bridge area and ends to Sukute Beach on April 3rd and 4th 2017 (Chaitra 22 and 23, 2073), Sundhupalchk.

 NARA president Chandra P. Dahal exposed his visions with the slogan of " Save our Rivers as Heritage Rivers", "Save the Rivers for Tourism", "Save the Rivers for White Water Rafting" and "Keep our Rivers always Clean"  in a  clean-up campaign. Our minimum effort can be change so effectively that can be save the rivers for the tourist, ecology, human settlement, white water rafting and livelihood. Mr. president requested, this kind of awareness campaign must  be continue by the local community and clubs as we done to Trihuli River. Local Club representative responses and assured  to make the campaign been continue. He said Bhote Koshi has their sacred relation since the birth to death, it touches their native land to make them fertile each and every seconds . Local media and Kantipur reporters request to be aware and sensitive for their poor management system, aware them who even don't know himself doing wrong .

In the program NARA Executive Committee, Tourism Associations, Tourism Enterprenaurs and local club & communities were presented to make the campaign effective. The program was promoted by NTB, Organized by NARA, Supported by HARGAN, Rafting & Canoeing Association and Local Club and Communities. In the clean-up campaign NARA Executive Committee has handover garbage bags to local club. Participants collected garbage, animal bones, under garments, plastics bottles and other materials from the river sides. Participants started using by eight rafting boats to clean rivers side garbage headed from Khadichaur and ends to Sukute Beach.  In the evening NARA organized an interaction program at Sukute Beach Resort. President Mr. Dahal response media question of  Bhote Koshi Clean-Up Campaign long after been at Trishuli. Past President of NARA Mr. Mahendra Singh Thapa fears and clarify about the cause and effect of landslide of Jure, worst development condition of Bhote Koshi River and mining of sand and concrete from the river basin. If you spoil the bottom of the mountains no water would be left for drink, huge investment  could go in losses, turbines can be left in pieces of rust and there is no doubt empty hydropower dams can be left  behind you. So join our hands each other to prserve the planet green.   

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River Guide Refresher Training Kicks off

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Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies(NARA) organized the two days "River Guide Refresher Training-2017" for the  rafting guide certificate holder guides in a cooperation with Nepal Tourism Board from today on September 19, 2017 at Trisuli River.  

According to the training coordinator and NARA Secretary Visma Raj Thapaliya, President Nim B. Magar, Vice-President Kamal Thakuri, Secretary Vishma Raj Thapaliya and Dipak Nepal are participating as instructor-river. In First Aid Training Janardan Ghimire and in Leadership & Motivation Training Krishna Ghimire are also participating as instructors in the training.Similarly IPP Chandra P. Dahal, Executive Memeber Bishnuhari Silwal, Uddhab Kadel and Raju Khadka is participating at the refresher training program. It is believed that 60 participants would be taking parts in the training.

 

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Sworn in & Handover Program Conclude

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Nepal Association of Rafting Association organized swearing-in of oath and handover ceremony of the newly elected executive committee on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at NARA secretariat hall, Paknajol, Thamel. Chief election officer Iswari Prashad Bhattrai has taken the oath of office and certificate distributed with congratulation for the elected executive committee of NARA. Ongoing IPP Chandra Bdr. Dahal welcome to elected President Nim Bdr. Magar, ongoing General Secretary Shekhar B. Thapa exchange all the documents and Minute book to the elected General Secretary Shankar Adhikari and ongoing Treasurer Jagat B. Dahal exchange the financial documents to the elected treasurer Shishir Khanal at the program.   

 

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Nim Bahadur Magar elected NARA President

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Nim Bahadur Magar elected in the 29th NARA Election. His team was succeeded to win the election, General Secretary Shiva Adhikari, Treasurer Shishir Khanal and Joint-Treasurer Rita Adhikari has already been declared.   Elected team was congratulated with Khada by NARA Past Presidents Kumar Ranabhat (Founder G.S),  Mahindra Singh Thapa and  I.P President Nanikaji Thapa in a program at the hall. Similarly Vice-President Kamal Bahadur Thakuri, Secretary Vishma Raj Thapaliya and Executive Member Bishnuhari Silwal, Uddhab Kadel and Raju Khadka has elected in the election as well.

 

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NARA Rescue Team in Operation to Tarai Region

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NARA EC 53rd Emergency Meeting form the five members "Flood Victim Rescue and Help Committee" 1. Mr. Surya Joshi-Coordinator 2. Ganga P. Nepal-Member 3. Bhisma Raj Thapalia-Member 4. Shekhar Bdr. Thapa-Member 5. Nim Bdr. Magar-Member on Aug. 13, 2017. Rescues Team of NARA have been working to Tarai areas since the couple of days with rafting gears to rescue the flood victims in a joint co-ordination of Armed Police Force of Nepal. In NARA history, organization has been playing a vital role in rescue mission whenever nation faced natural disaster and human catastrophic of flood.

 

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Nepal Team Succeeded to Score 1st and 2nd position

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Nepal Team welcomes at the Tribhuban International Airport who has scored first and second position in the "Nepal-China International Match-2017" was held on 16-19, June, 2017 at Lhasa.  In Kayak Mr. Disesh Yadav hold the first record and in Rafting Mr. Nim Bahadur Thapa Magar, Mr. Ramji Shedhai, Mr. Dhiraj B.C and Sunil Gurungs\' team hold the second record at the approximately 3800 Meter high altitude runner river match side in Tibet. NARA President Mr. Chandra Bahadur Dahal and Secretary Mr. Shiva Adhikari was represented as the official of the team. At the welcome program at NARA secretary, Paknajol, all the five winner team announced to contribute rupees one hundred thousand (NRs. 1,00,000) for the rafting athletes who is participating to "World Rafting Championship-2017" in Japan from their prize. 

 

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29th Annual Rafting Festival-2017 Kicks Off

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Chief guest Secretary of MoCTCA  Mr. Shankar Adhikari inaugurated the  " 29th Annual Rafting Festival-2017" to take the part in the rafting expedition program after the 30 minutes safety drill briefing from Joint Treasurer  Mr. Kamal Bdr. Thakuri  with the domestic tourists organized by Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) and supported by Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) headed  from Belkhu to Malekhu at Truisuli River on May 27. In took four hours to clear the 25km far river distance to reach the Malekhu Resort.  

 

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