PDRC 9th Anniversary Celebrated

18 Jul 2014

17 July 2014, PDRC marked the 9th anniversary of its founding. The member of PDRC advisory board, executive committee, management team and the members of the students association were present in the meeting. In the same occasion, PDRC also bid farewell to the Canadian volunteer David Shinwell who helped PDRC to prepare Five Year Strategic Plan 2015-2019 in the capacity of strategic planning advisor from CECI/Uniterra program’s leave for change volunteer. The celebration took place at PDRC office in Kalanki, Kathmandu.

The program started with the sharing of PDRC’s achievement highlights since the inception. Then it was followed by the greeting remarks from the members of PDRC advisory boards. Dr. Krishna Bhattachan stressed in honest implementation of PDRC’s recently developed strategic plan. Similarly, another advisory board member Dr. Madan Pariyar recalled the initial moments of the PDRC’s establishment and made a commitment to provide every possible support. “I salute the sense of commitment and sacrifice of the management team for brining this organization to this level” said Dr. Megh B K, another member of PDRC advisory team. Dr. Tara Lal Shrestha applauded the good works of PDRC and urged keep going with the same sense of commitment and sacrifice. PDRC Board member Yaduni Das and PSA president Santosh Nepali also spoke into the program.

In the same occasion, PDRC also bid farewell to Canadian volunteer Mr. David Shinwell for working hard to prepare Five Year Strategic Plan. He is a leave for change volunteer from CECI/Uniterra program and he has also been teaching full time in the business faculty at Humber College, in Toronto. PDRC president Kamala Hemchuri handed over a token of appreciation to the volunteer. In his sharing, David urged that the strategic plans are meant to be perceived as holy book and its main theme never changes regardless of alteration in other secondary aspects. He further opined, “To be frank, this recognition is  more important than the university degree.

In her concluding remarks, PDRC president Kamala Hemchuri shared that PDRC aspires to make handful of leaders in society rather than generating a mass that lacks leadership. The event was followed by a simple dinner where all the attendants blended to mark this day in best way possible.

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