Walkathon to Promote Wellness at Work


Kathmandu, April 27. Marking World Day for Safety and Health at Work which is celebrated on 28th of April worldwide, Real Solutions, merojob, Rojgari Pasal all serving as HR and Recruiting Organization in Nepal hosted the WALKATHON from its premises, Ganapati Bhawan, Minbhawan to Maitighar.

The walk “Promoting Health and Safety at Workplace” with more than 100 participants was intended to draw national attention on occupational safety and health at workplaces in corporate houses to governmental organizations, multinational companies and many more in Nepal.

In effort to make working environment healthy and beneficial, they have initiated health and safety team since 25th April 2015 post devastating earthquake in Nepal to take responsibility to minimize the risk of accidents, injury and exposure to health hazards within their organization.

“The workplace is filled with other benefits such as employee’s health insurance, power nap, flexible working hours, wellness programs, holidays on Sunday, recreational activities and healthy lunch plan which are designed to fit the needs of a contemporary workforce.” said Mr. Rajan Koirala, Marketing and Communication Manager for all three companies trying to increase consciousness of the importance of health and safety at workplace.

“Working in safe and healthy work environment being a fundamental right of every employee is also a business imperative” shared Ms. Parbata Rai, from Real Solutions. Highlighting the role as a team member from Health and Safety team Mr. Tarapati BC from Rojgari Pasal added that safe workplaces contribute to sustainable development of any organizations.

Physical activity doesn’t need to be complicated. Something as simple as a daily walk can help you live a healthier life, maintain a healthy weight, prevent or manage various conditions, including heart disease, high blood and other health related issues.