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Skill development training begins in Dhading

January 19 , 2014

Skill development training begins in Dhading

Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) is organizing a 10-day ‘Tourism Destination Identification and Skill Development Training’ in Ankhukhola-Netrabati Lake area of Dhading district.

The manpower produced by the training will be able to conduct search and rescue operation during natural disasters and will be able to start business ventures on their own, according to the training instructors. Moreover, they will also be able to guide local and foreign tourists visiting the area and organize boating trips on the Netrabati Lake.

The training kicked off on January 19.

A total of 10 instructors (10 Nepali and 2 Italians) are conducting the training.

Along with this training, TAAN is also organizing short-term trainings on cleanliness and hygiene and food production among others. The move is aimed at promoting responsible tourism practices in the area.

TAAN is also providing boating training to a total of 30 local youths. The association is providing financial, technical and logistics support for the training.

The Netrabati Lake also known as Ringane is the reservoir of the Ankhukhola hydropower project. It holds great potential for water activities and tourism development. The northern part of the area lies on the newly explored Ganesh Himal Ruby Valley Treks.