Pokhara—The United Club Pokhara (UCP) has spent Rs 2,639,730 in social activities in last fiscal year. The club supported Rs 2085230 to the Zoo Development Committee, Rs 294500 to schools scholarship provident fund for four community schools, Rs 0.2 million for Seti River conservation, Rs 0.1 million for various seven sports activities and Rs 60,000 for health care to the poor people, informed UCP General Secretary Raju Shrestha.
The UCP organized its 7th annual general meeting the day before and the above mention information was released during the event. Likewise, the club also installed solar system in 60 poles of Amarsingh Area. Free Health Camp in Kristi of Kaski was also organized in last fiscal year.
Inaugurating the AGM, Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City Mayor Man Bahadur GC appreciated the social works carried out by the UCP. GC also pledged that his office is ready to tie up with UCP in development works. He also vowed that his office is ready to support the zoo that is being constructed in Lekhnath of Kaski district.
UCP founding chairman and proposed Pokhara International Zoo Construction Committee chairman Himalaya Bakhrel informed that the a center for the rescued animals is being built in the premises of zoo area. He also added that the center as well as to be built zoo would be the point of tourist attraction following the completion of the project.
Social worker Shanti Subedi, Women Coordination Committee ward 10 president Nirmala Karki Bhandari, UCP advisor Liladhar Adhikari, folk singer Cholendra Paudel expressed their remarks during the AGM chaired by UCP president Suk Bahadur Gurung. General Seretary Shrestha and Treasurer Ganesh Timilsina presented their reports during the program coordinated by UCP first vice President Lal Kaji Gurung.