LAHAN: After learning about the alarming situation of blindness in Nepal, the Christian Blind Mission (CBM), Germany, showed interest in addressing this chronic problem in the Himalayan nation. The CBM came to Nepal in December 1982 and signed an agreement with the Social Welfare Council to start working under Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh to eradicate blindness, with its base in the erstwhile Sagarmatha Zone.
It was only after Purna Gautam cleared his School Leaving Certificate (SLC) examinations 35 years ago that he first dreamed of becoming an engineer. He got admission to Pulchowk Campus to pursue a certificate level engineering course.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Nepal Republic Media (NRM) announced culture expert Satya Mohan Joshi and social workers Purna Bahadur Gautam and Pawan Singhaniya as Nagarik Nayak 2076 for their selfless and inspiring contribution to society.
KATHMANDU, April 24: Nepal Republic Media (NRM) has honoured veteran culture expert, Satya Mohan Joshi and social workers Purna Bahadur Gautam and Pawan Singhaniya as the Nagarik Nayak, 2075 for their selfless and inspiring contribution to the society.