Udayapur, March 19, 2018: With an aim to promote paragliding in the district, Belka Municipality has commenced paragliding training center and school in Rampur Thoksila, Udayapur district.
The trainers have been invited for the training from Pokhara and National Sports Council. With the tourism promotion, the municipality has planned to bring in a large number of tourists in the municipality. Preceding to this, two test flights of the paragliding have already been carried out.
Durga Kumar Thapa, Mayor of Belka Municipality informed that the motive of establishing paragliding school in the district is to develop the municipality as one of the best tourist destinations in Province No.1. He further added that works for the construction of the school building have been initiated with the investment of Rs 900,000.
According to the municipality, paragliding can be promoted on the bank of Saptakoshi river from the highlands of Ranitar Mainamaini of the municipality. The municipality also said that paragliding would be started in the area within three months.