February 2006

Nepal Mountaineering Association

Issue-1   

Rescue Training-12 February 2006

NMA Secretariat meeting held on 12 February 2006 had decided to provide grant of 4,00,000 Nepal Mountaineering Instructors' Association (NMIA) to conduct High Mountain Rescue Training 2006 in Langtang. The training was also supported by Yves Pollet Villard Foundation of France (YPVF) and French Rescue Association under the Ministry of Defence, France (CNISAG) and Embassy of French Republic. Pondering on the importance of such type of programme, NMA is planning to co-ordinate an interaction programme among rescue related organizations to discuss the possible networking for mountain rescues in Nepal.

Amendment of NMA-Statute

A committee to draft necessary amendments in NMA statute 2047 (2053 / 2059) was formed under the convenorship of Mr. Harihar Dahal, legal advisor of NMA. Mr. Bhumi Lal Lama, 2nd Vice President; Mr. Narayan Sunder Shrestha, Executive Board Member; Mr. Indra Lama, Member.

Artificial climbing at IMM, Pokhara- 20 February 2006

In a mid programme organized in IMM, His Excellency Michel Jolivet, French Ambassador laid down the foundation stone for climbing wall on February 20, 2006 at the IMM premises. The total cost for the construction of the wall is funded by French Embassy.