KATHMANDU, March 10: If you want to do something, your age hardly matters. You can do it at 15; you can do it at 51. The thing we are talking about here is career change. How big of a deal is that? Big one, because it takes years to perfect one trade, and suddenly changing to another one could raise frowned brows from people who know little or nothing about your life. Sometimes, we may be preparing for a battle, but when we finally decide to do the bidding, we may have to do it in a different arena.
Pravin Chitrakar, Founder and Managing Director of Yala Mandala had set out to study engineering. Studying Civil Engineering at Visvesvaraya Technological University in India, he suddenly realized that he wanted to do something different. Having been born and brought up in the ancient city of Patan, he had seen the beauty of handicrafts and wanted to further promote it. Thinking that it was a heritage that should be preserved, and wanting to contribute to that drive, he started out in the handicraft business.
KATHMANDU, March 10: An MBA student in Kathmandu Don Bosco College in Bal Kumari, Manju Gautam started her career soon after finishing her high school. She worked as an administrator for the same college before working in the social service sector, being associated with various NGOs and INGOs. Since banking was something she always dreamt of, she got into the field, starting as an intern. And now 25 years old, she’s working as a Service Manager in the Priority Banking Department of Standard Chartered Bank in Lazimpat.
Here, she shares about her experiences as a manager and her work ethics.
KATHMANDU, March 8: For most residents of Kathmandu, 5:30 pm means time to get back home and relax after a tiring day at work or school. But it isn’t so for the students and staff members of Shree Nandi Ratri Maadhyamik Vidhyalaya.
The school located at Naxal opens its doors for around 200 students enrolled in grades six to 10 and over 17 staff who work hard from 5.30 to 9:15 pm. The school shares the building with Nandi Maadhyamik Vidhyalaya, which conducts classes during the daytime.
KATHMANDU, March 8: With the SLC examination scheduled to be held on March 20, schools in the Valley have started bidding farewell to their students.
GEMS at Dhapakhel also organized a program on Saturday to bid farewell to the 317 students of the school’s 21st batch and to wish them luck for the SLC examinations. The school’s Founding Chairperson Rajesh Khadka honored the students and their parents with tika, khada and garlands.
The students were very happy to be honored for their ten years of hard work at the program organized by the school. “Our school is like our home. After attending the farewell program, it feels like we’re leaving our home,” shared tenth grader Bibhusha Maharjan.