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Monday, 6 February 2017

Fireside with NRB Governor Dr Chiranjibi Nepal

Posted by Anup Baral | February 06, 2017 :
Nepal Rastra Bank Governor Dr. Chiranjibi Nepal paid visit to National Banking Institute (NBI) to appraise the progress of the institute on 29th September 2015. Board of Directors of NBI, Chief Executive Officers of commercial banks and Executive Committee members of Development Bankers Association were present in the program. Welcoming the Governor, Mr. Shovan Dev Pant, Chairman stated that NBI has been working towards capacity development of human capital in the banking industry and have carried out more than 800 programs training more than 18000 banking professionals in the country. In the program Mr. Sanjib Subba, CEO, NBI presented the progress report of the institute for last five years and gave snapshot on NBI activities, new program development and initiatives. Addressing the gathering Governor Dr. Nepal expressed his satisfaction with the performance of the institute's journey from the beginning and appreciated the bigger role NBI is playing in this regard. Governor Dr. Nepal stressed to Bank CEOs to take training and development investment seriously and support NBIs initiative as it is the responsibility of the banking industry to strengthen and support programs of National Banking Institute. Governor Dr. Nepal further opined that without competent human capital and serious investment in Training and Development the industry will not achieve financial stability.

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.