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Shankar Lamichhane Elected to the NTC Board

Shankar Lamichhane has been elected as the employee representative on the (Nepal Telecom) Ntc board of directors. He won the election with the highest votes leaving 7 other candidates behind. The employee board member election took place on Saturday, June 09th at the company’s central office in Kathmandu.  

Lamichhane won the election with a solid over 56 percent of the votes. He was a candidate from Nepal Telecom Workers Union (NTCWU), the trade union organization within the company. However, he also received support from another union, National Employees Organization, Nepal Telecom (NEONT). This very support from both these prominent trade unions along with his popularity helped Lamichhane battle out the competitors.

Talking about the stats, the election received 3,730 votes, which is almost 98 percent of employees participating in it. Lamichhane who won the election received 2,116 votes, more than 56 percent of the votes. He led Yadav Paneru by 848 votes who trailed second on the leaderboard. Paneru only managed to receive 1,268 votes. Meanwhile, 70 votes were rejected.

A total of 8 candidates had applied for their nominations for the post.

Also read: Sunil Paudel Appointed as Nepal Telecom’s New Managing Director (MD)

NTC Employees representative election candidatesVotes received
Shankar Lamichhane2,116
Yadav Paneru1,268
Ranjit Lohia155
Birendra Lal Joshi29
Brijesh Sharma38
Sunil Mishra12
Bhabesh Karna34
Subash Sah8

Shankar Lamichhane to represent employees at the Ntc board

Lamichhane, the newly elected central board member is a long-term server at the company. He originally hails from Dang Sangisharan-5, Hekuli.

Following his nomination, he is expected to lead a strong employee representation at the central board of Ntc. His presence at the top authority could help the growth of the company and the employees’ welfare.

Lamichhane, with his years of experience within the company and being a popular figure will also stimulate a healthy working environment and coordination between employees and the company.

Shankar Lamichhane after winning Ntc Board Member election
Shankar Lamichhane, IMG source: From Facebook

Likewise, congratulatory posts have poured in for him on social media following his victory. Many have congratulated him in glowing words and wished he would strongly lead the employees’ voice on the board and help the company reach further prosperity. Do read: Ntc Brings SIM KYC Update and FTTH Portal on Mobile App

We at Nepalitelecom also congratulate Mr. Shankar Lamichhane on his new role as a member of the central Ntc board. We wish that under his leadership, the employees of the country’s largest telecom company find an even better working environment and help the company continue to blossom.

Nepal Telecom is Nepal’s largest telecom company which gets financial and structural backing from the government. It went public in 2004, April. Likewise, the company has around 4 thousand employees serving in various branches and offices across Nepal.

Check out: Nepal Telecom’s Audio Notice Board Service

How do you see Ntc’s trade unions working for the employees? Are they doing enough for the welfare of the thousands of workers? You can post your opinion in the comments below.

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