Mrs. Namrita Puri, President, Indian Women’s Association (IWA) handed
over two 8 seater electric vehicles with high end Lithium ion batteries to Dr. Pradip
Dhakal, Member-Secretary of Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT) on
27 th November 2019 in the premises of Pashupati Temple. These eco-friendly
vehicles are manufactured by an Indian Company Gayam Motor Works.
Mrs. Puri stated that these eco-friendly vehicles will be helpful for the
pilgrims visiting the holy Pashupati temple especially for elderly anddifferently
abledpeople, women and children. These vehicles will also create employment
opportunity for two women. Handing over of e-vehicles will be another milestone
in strengthening cultural and religious ties between people of India and Nepal and
bringing people of the two countries closer.
Indian Women’s Association is an organization of Indian Women under the
patronage of Embassy of India with the aim to provide friendly meeting ground for
Indian Women resident in Nepal. It provides a forum for interaction with Nepali
women and works to promote goodwill and friendship between the Indian and
Nepali community. IWA organizes philanthropic activities to benefit women and
children in Nepal. Recently, IWA has organized charitable events with Nava
Indradhanus English Boarding School in Kathmandu, Koseli Foundation, Bal
Sarathi, Nepali Snehi Kaakha and Bhaktapur Cancer Hospital.
Pashupati Area Development Trust is established to conserve and operate
the Pashupatinath Temple and adjoining Area, which is enlisted as UNESCO’s
World Heritage Site.
27 November 2019