4th August 2015, Psychbigyaan
An inauguration ceremony of Psychbigyaan Network Nepal as a registered organization was conducted on Saturday August 1, 2015 . The event was conducted at Psychbigyaan Network Nepal’s office at Chakrapath-3, Kathmandu. It was presided over by the president of Psychbigyaan Network Nepal Mr. Sujan Shrestha. Four guests namely Sujen Man Maharjan (Psychologist and founder of Nepalese Psychology Network), Sushil Gurung (Psychiatric Social Worker, Mental Hospital Nepal) , Trishna Ghosh Bista (Clinical Psychologist, Mental Hospital Nepal ) and Rama Karki (Counsellor, Amrita Foundation and SOS, Jorpati) who are nominated as the members in the advisory board of the organization were called in the program along with two other special guests, Mr Krishna Prasad Sigdel and Pushpa Sigdel who are the patrons of the organization.
Ms. Alisha Adhikari started the proceeding as stage secretary. The event started with the welcome speech of Mr. Sujan shrestha. After the welcome speech the felicitation of guests was done with khaada by Executive Director of Psychbigyaan Network Nepal Ms. Kripa Sigdel. She also thanked all our advisory board for being with us. The felicitation program was followed by formal inauguration of the organization which was done by our patron Mr. Krishna Prasad Sigdel by lighting the oil lamp. As a part of formal introduction all the members of Psychbigyaan Network Nepal were formally introduced to the guests.
Then our guests were formally introduced and gave congratulatory wishes for PNN members for further growth and development of the organization.
To quote them:
Rama Karki ”I am pleased and honored to be with the team. I wish you the greatest luck and assure the team to be when I am needed.”
Shushil Gurung ”I remember the first time I met Kripa and Sujan and i always admired the enthusiasm they had. I am glad they found the organization when there is not many organization in Mental health/Psychology, especially handled by youths. I wish very good luck and wishes to the team”.
Sujen Man Maharjan .”’This is just the first step. The challenging part is yet to come. If you stay firm to your beliefs, enthusiasm and plans, then only you can achieve the motives. Good Luck. I am glad to be a part of the team.”
Trishna Gosh Bista ”Its not certainly easy to do the job. You can find many hurdles and challenges. It might take time, but if you keep doing, team can do the best. My wishes and good luck for the team.”.
Krishna Pd. Sigdel ”I am not much into Psychology but i know how valuable and important this subject is becoming day by day. I assure to be there for any kind of help when the organization needs. Best wishes.”
Pushpa Sigdel ”I am proud to be here today. My many many congratulation and wishes for the team.”
All the congratulatory speeches by our guests added more responsibility to the founders and board members. And, all the members were very happy and equally excited.
Finally the formal program ended with thank you speech by Mr. Sujan Shrestha.
Then the formal program was followed by snacks and informal conversation between members and guests. Guests also highlighted on how important is to work on Psychology and Mental Health at this stage in Nepal. They explained its increasing need with the time and how important is to include different aspects like theater, music, blogs, write-ups, etc to make Psychological learning simple and effective. This made our members and everyone who were enthusiastic about Psychology excited about the upcoming programs.