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Nepal River Conservation Trust (NRCT)

Nepal River Conservation Trust (NRCT)
P.O. Box: 12346,
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: +977 1 4361995
Fax: +977 1 4701993
Web: www.nepalrivers.org.np
    

Year Established In Nepal: 1995   

Number of Employee:1-10
 
Representative in the STN
    Name: Mr. Achyut Dahal
    Designation: Coordinator 
    E-mail: nrct@wlink.com.np

  PRIMARY FOCUS
• Research
• Sustainable tourism development
• Others: To restore, conserve & protect the education of Nepal through affirmative action and education, whilst maintaining the cultural integrity of local riverside communities.

  BACKGROUND
NRCT is a nonprofit organization that was establishment by a group of concerned river guides who recognized the ecological & cultural damage that was taking place on Nepal's rivers at an alarming rate.

  MAJOR ACTIVITIES

Ongoing activities related to sustainable tourism
Different river conservation festivals are organizing like Bagmati River Festival, Annual River Festival & Sheti River Festival

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of ongoing activities
• BRF in Kathmandu valley
• Annual River festival in Sindupalchowk
• Seti River Festival in Kaski

Planned activities related to sustainable tourism
• Conservation, awareness & cleanup campaign
• Down water race
• Rafting, Kayaking etc

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of planned activities
• Kathmandu
• Sindupalchowk
• Kaski

Past activities related to sustainable tourism
• BRF in Kathmandu valley
• Annual River festival in Sindupalchowk
• Seti River Festival in Kaski

Geographic areas location (DDC/VDC) of past activities
• Kathmandu
• Sindupalchowk
• Kaski

  STRENGTHS
• Research & publication
• Social mobilization
• Awareness building
• Fundraising
• Environmental awareness/preservation
• Culture and heritage conservation
• Rural tourism development
• Conservation and preservation