On Februry 26th and 27th ,Explore Himalaya organized a Team Buliding Programme (1 night and 2 days) for Ncell Pvt. Ltd. at the Mountaineers’ Memorial Park in Kakani, Nuwakot. A total of 21 members from the Carrier Transmission Department ( Ekantakuna office) took part in the program. The program was coached by Mr Raman Nepali, a well known Team building consultant. A wide range activities and fun games such as Create A Bigger Picture, Conflict Ring, Find Your Partner, Get Your Goal, Real Business, Freedom etc designed for enhancing team performance were the main highlights of the program.
The participants arrived early at the park and were well rested with a good breakfast. After breakfast, the event commenced after all the participants were asked to set up their sleeping tents by themselves. The task was difficult for them but like in every competition the winning team was rewarded by the coach. After the tent building, team was randomly divided into 2 groups which were named as ‘The Rainbow’ and ‘Ace of Spades’. A wide variety of games on teambuilding, motivation, goal setting, team efficiency, morale boosting etc were played between them. Like the name itself, Team Ace of Spades won most of the games played. The main focus of the games and practices during the event was to bring out the best in a team and to ensure self development, positive communication, leadership skills and the ability to work together as a team. All the members enjoyed the games and the first day ended with a BBQ dinner and a soft rock concert by a local Nepal band called ‘Load-Shedding’. All the participants enjoyed the music and danced to the tunes after a hectic day.
Creating a Bigger Picture
Finding their partner
Who’s Out first!
The following day started with an early morning meditation to overcome stress and find some inner peace and balance. Then after breakfast the members were taken for a short hiking around Kakani. After 2-3 hrs of hike, the members enjoyed a wonderful buffet lunch followed by some team building practices. The team also enjoyed Wall Climbing at the Park. After the climbing activity, the members hiked down the road where the bus was waiting for final departure.
On 28th October, Ncell , a private telecommunication company operating in Nepal successfully launched the highest 3G station(at 5200 m) in the world at Kala Patthar, Everest Base Camp. According to English daily ‘The Kathmandu Post’ there are seven 3G base stations in the region and the one established at the base camp is the highest 3G station in the world. Fishtail Air carried out corporate charters from Kathmandu to Shyangboche & Gorakh Shep on 25th & 28th October 2010.The helicopters ferried equipments and high ranking staffs of Ncell including its CEO, Pasi Koistinen .
On Thursday(28th October) Mr. Pasi Koistinen, Ncell’s CEO, launched the 3G service by making a video call from Shyangboche to Kala Patthar. His call was received by Explore Himalaya’s climbing guide Namgyal Sherpa, who was stationed at Kala Patthar, at a height 5,500 meters.
Now mountaineers, trekkers as well as locals in the Everest region will be able to make use of Ncell’s 3G services.3G service allows subscribers to make video calls and surf high speed internet and also provide other services such as voice calls, SMS, CRBT and MMS.
The airport and hotel transfers were excellent, as was our itinerary. The our guide in Tibet was excellent in the monasteries and towns. The driver and the condition of the vehicle was excellent.