KATHMANDU, July 17 : Chief of Army Staff Gen Gaurav SJB Rana today said that the Nepali Army was the most effective and reliable institution to manage disaster in the country. Giving his message to the rank and file on the occasion of successful completion of ‘Operation ShankatMochan, the Nepali Army’s operation after the April 25 earthquake, Gen Rana stated that the national force’s efficiency and credibility were evidenced through its roles in the post-quake emergency response. ‘Operation SankatMochan’ was launched by the NA right after the April 25 earthquake to carry out search, rescue and relief works. It was formally wrapped up on Thursday. All NA personnel have now returned to their barracks. CoAS Rana further stated that the army was ready to take any kind of responsibility regarding the post-disaster reconstruction works, if so is given, Gen Rana said in his message.