Naya Gorakh Battalion rewarded for the rescue operation

French citizen Mr. Jen David Branc, a participant at Paramotor gliding of Himalayan Paramotor journey, organized to promote "Nepal tourism Year 2011 was missing on Friday, 21 Jan, 2011 was rescued after 3 days. In an effort to reward the contribution of rescuers, a Press Conference was organized by Pokhara Tourism Board. During the occasion, Ex Chairman of the Board Mr. Stefen Shrestha handed over a cheque of Rs 500,000 to Acting Battalion Commander Lt. Col Prayag Raj Bhandari in a bid to admire the rescue operation carried out by the Battalion. Lt. Col Bhandari expressed the money presented will be used in procuring additional Disaster Management Equipments and using them in welfare of the people.