A panel discussion entitled ‘Meet For Constructive Future’ was organized on 28 January at the Nepal Academy Hall to motivate youths to look forward for a constructive future.
Around two thousand youths from different academic institutions affiliated to NEF-CCN including those from the institutions that organized the meet took part in the discussions.
The meet was conceptualized and organised by three leading academic institutions namely Kathmandu Don Bosco College (KDBC) and supported by Xavier Academy and Little Angels Higher Secondary School, with the Rastriya Banijya Bank as the main sponsor of the event. Umesh Shrestha (Member of Parliament/ Vice-chair KDBC) chaired the event and motivated the youths by instilling hope in them of a better and prosperous future.
The panelists in the first session included were Kiran Kumar Shrestha, Chief Executive Officer of the Rastriya Banijya Bank, Mr.Saurav Jyoti (Director, Jyoti Group of Companies), Dr. Biju Thapaliya, Vice Chancellor of Purbanchal University, Manish Jha, Chief Executive Officer of Facts Nepal; and Sreejana Rana, President of the Hotel Association of Nepal.
The panelists echoed that Nepal carries enormous potentials in the academic, banking and tourism sector where the youths can engage themselves in a constructive manner to bring economic gains to the nation. Likewise the panelists in the second session included Parsuram Kunwar Chettri, Chief Executive Officer, Global IME, Anup Raj Upreti, Managing Director, Pioneer Law Firm, Nikita Acharya, Chief Executive Officer, Urban Girl and Rajesh Hamal, Actor.
The panelists underscored the need for youths to upgrade themselves in tune with the competitive environment in order to keep themselves abreast with the emerging challenges. “Nepal has undoubtedly made headway in the academic, social and economic sectors with ample room left for improvements for better career prospects and entrepreneurship for young talents,” said Rashmi Sharma Mainali, Director - Kathmandu Don Bosco College, while shedding light behind the motive of the discussions.
She highlighted that Nepal needs to cultivate, attract and retain talent, expand economic opportunities and create a robust culture of civic engagement and culture of inquiry, which is only attainable through more interactions, planning and programming among key development stakeholders. “Some famous personalities have made invaluable contributions to bring positive outcomes within the country. Youths need to be made aware of the changes and the way forward for a constructive future,” she concluded.
The meet had the presence of some of the leading names in the academic, hospitality, legal and cultural fields.