News and Updates

GAA Events December 2017 to December 2018


1. 39th Aishwarya Shield Finals @ St. Xavier's School, Jawalakhel Dec 31,2017 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

2. GAA Blanket for the Needy Ones / January 2018

GAA organized a blanket drive in the first week of January, 2018 to help the cold wave victims. We managed to collect Rs 190,000 (1.9 lakhs) from our alumni and GAA contributed Rs 100,000 (1 lakh) from its internal funds to purchase blankets and deliver it to the needy people in Terai. More than 500 families received assistance from our blanket drive.

Here is the contributors’ list as of Jan 16th, 2018: (pledges,cash and in-kind).

1. Poshan KC (’82) : Rs 10,000
2. AJ Thapa (’86) : Rs 10,000
3. Dr. Jyoti R. Dhakhwa (’70) / (Immediate Past President) : Rs 5,000
4. Rajib Rajbhandari (’73): Rs 50,000
5. Manohar Prasad Sherchan (’66): Rs 5,000
6. Deepak Man Sherchan (’65) /Board of Trustee : Rs 10,000
7. Gen. Shamsher Thakurathi: Rs 3,000
8. Bhoo Arun Malla (President, GAA) : Rs 3,000
9. Nima Sherpa (Outdoor Adventure): Rs 6,000
10. Prakash Shrestha (’93): Rs 5,000
11. Bijaya Man Sherchan (’61): Rs 3,000
12. Vijayananda Vaidya (’73): Rs 3,000
13. Rajendra Man Sherchan (’68) /(Past President) : Rs 6,000
14. Ujjwal Man Tuladhar : Rs 5,000
15. Batch of 1981: Rs 25,000
16. Monty Basnet (’86): Rs 4,590
17. Alok Tumbahangphey (’95) /(Past President): Rs 3,000
18. Batch of 1979 : Rs 10,000
19. Suhrit Pradhan (’86): Rs 5,000
20. Nirajan Gurung : Rs 6,500
21. Batch of 1991: Rs 10,000
22. Anup Maskey (’85) : Rs 5,000
23. Batch of 1976: Rs 10,000
24. Krishna Shrestha Family : Rs 10,000 (Bijaya ’65, Sanjaya ’92, Ajaya ’95, Prajaya ’03)

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3. GAA-ASMAN Career Counselling Session @ St. Mary's School FEB 18, 2018

GAA and ASMAN jointly organized a ‘Career Counseling’ event on February 18th, 2018 for students of St. Xavier’s and St. Mary’s School. Xavierian and Marian speakers inspired the students with their speeches. More than 800 students participated in the event.

4. GAA Medical Camp @ Shree Padma Higher Secondary School, Bhaktapur MAR 24, 2018

GAA organized a health camp on March 24th, 2018 at Shree Padma Higher Secondary School in Bhaktapur. More than 20 Xavierian doctors and 50 volunteers assisted in the medical camp and we were able to serve more than 1,000 local residents. We also provided medicine worth Rs 500,000 (5 lakhs) to those who sought treatment at the medical camp.

5. GAA Felicitation Program / MAR 30, 2018

GAA organized a felicitation program on March 30th, 2018 for our alumni who had received recognition from private, social, government and international organizations.

GAA felicitated Bijaya Man Sherchan (’61) / Hydropower, Gyanendra Ratna Tuladhar (’66) / Business, Dr. Buland Thapa (’73) / Health , Allen Tuladhar (’82) / IT , Raj B. Thapa ‘(81) and Bijendra Basnyat (’85) / Solar , Rupak Dev Sharma (’93) / Journalism , Bibhuti Karki (‘2015) / Sports / Tennis , for being recognized for their work by various organizations in recent months.

6. GAA Memorial Service for Fr. Chambers S.J. @ GAA / APR 16,2018

GAA conducted a memorial service for Fr. Chambers S.J. who passed away in USA at the age of 93 recently. The memorial service was held on 16th April 2018 to coincide with the thirteenth day of his demise.

7. GAA Welcome Party (for SEE graduates 2018) / APR 20, 2018

GAA Welcome Party for SEE graduates of St.Xavier's School, Godavari and Jawalkhel and St. Mary's School.

8. GAA ‘Tree Plantation’ Program @ Chovar / MAY 12,2018

GAA is organizing a tree ‘plantation’ program on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 (Baisakh 29th 2075 BS). If you would like to dedicate any plant in memory of your loved ones then please call the GAA Secretariat at 4414785. The cost of each plant is Rs 500. The name will stay exhibited at the plant/tree.

9. GAA Talk Program : Lung Cancer in Nepal’s Context @ GAA Lounge / MAY 25,2018

Subject: Lung Cancer in Nepal’s Context
Speaker: Dr. Sampurna Tuladhar (’85)
MBBS, MS(TU), MRCS(UK), Fellowship (Univ. of Chicago)
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Sahid Dharma Bhakta National Transplant Center / Nepal Cancer Hospital
Venue: GAA Lounge, Thamel

10. Alumni Meet @ St. Xavier’s Godavari @ St. Xavier's School Godavari / JUL 28,2018

GAA would like to invite you to a special alumni program at St. Xavier’s School Godavari.

Friendly Football Match @ 9:00am. There will be a GAA interaction program with President Bhoo Arun Malla at 12:00pm. A discussion regarding Xavier Hall at 3pm led by Fr. Bill Robbins and Fr. Samuel Simick.

11. 52nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018 / December 29th 2018

Dear Members, Alumni and Friends,
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the paid-up regular members and life members of Godavari Alumni Association (GAA) will be held on Saturday, December 29th 2018 at 16:00 hours at GAA Lounge, Thamel.

The AGM will consider the following agenda:

i. Presentation of the annual report by the President of GAA.
ii. Adoption of financial statement comprising of the balance sheet, income and expenditure statement and audit report for the Fiscal year 2074/75 BS (2017/2018 AD)
iii. Appointment of the auditor and fixation of the remuneration for the fiscal year 2075/75 BS (2018/2019 AD)

*** the above information has been published in the Himalayan Times, dated December 3rd 2018.