Sahara Academy awarded

Pokhara, Jan. 17: The Pokhara-based Siddhi Setuli Memorial Foundation has decided to provide this year’s Setulimaya Shakya Memorial Honour to Sahara Academy.

The general assembly of the Foundation held on Saturday decided to award the Academy run by Sahara Club, Pokhara. The amount of the prize given in every two years carries a purse of Rs 100,000.Chairman of the prize selection committee Narayan Karki said that decision was taken to honour Sahara Academy for its exemplary image in the society by managing education, health and sports training to the students from poor community. Currently, 26 students are under the patronage of the Sahara Academy.

Bishwaratna Shakya had established the Foundation after the demise of his mother Setulimaya.