KATHMANDU: Jagdamba Steels has formally announced the launch of its CSR campaign titled ‘Nepal is Steel Strong’ under which the company will recognise ‘Nepali Yuva Ratna’ — the unidentified resilient heroes who have made outstanding contributions in the aftermath of the quake, by saving lives and helping people and communities to bounce back from the disaster. Nominations will be open to all Nepali youths from July 16 to 26, in the age group of 16 to 40, as per a press statement issued on Wednesday. The nominations for ‘Nepali Yuva Ratna’ can be submitted at Jagadamba Steels’ official Facebook page www.facebook.com/Jagdambasteels. To submit a nomination, one can simply submit a message with name, age, contact information and a short description about the nominee’s contribution by filling up a nominee form. A panel of five jury members from various sectors shall shortlist and select a total of 10 ‘Nepali Yuva Ratna’ among the nominees. The stories of contribution and resilience of these 10 heroic youths shall be featured in a range of media with an objective to motivate other youths to follow in their footsteps and contribute in the rebuilding efforts of the nation.
NBI’s new director
KATHMANDU: The 64th board meeting of National Banking Institute (NBI) on July 7 has appointed Jyoti Chandra Ojha, CEO of Rural Microfinance Development Centre (RMDC) in the vacant position of director. Likewise, the same board meeting has also appointed Upendra Poudyal, CEO of NMB Bank and president of Nepal Bankers’ Association as an independent director of the institute, as per a press statement issued on Wednesday. Further, the board meeting of NBI dated July 14 has unanimously selected Shovan Dev Pant, chief executive officer of Lumbini Bank as chairman of the board from its existing board of directors.