The National Paralympic Committee (NPC} Nepal, member organization of International Paralympic Committee IPC (formerly known as National Para Sports Association (NPSA) – Nepal} has been as a regular basis working for the disabled sports in the country since its inception in 2000. On April 2004, the former organization named NPSA was recognized by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as the National Paralympic Committee (NPC) of Nepal which enabled NPSA in the name of NPC Nepal to make the historical participation for the first time ever to the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games, an Olympic Game of the Disabled, held in 17-28 September 2004. Afterward, Jt made the participation of Athletes with disabilities in Beijing Paralympic and so on.
This NPC is the highest national body responsible for Nepal’s elite athletes with a disability to international participation. Iis are responsible for selecting and sending the Nepalese team to participate in all the Paralympic and its sanctioned Games. It also disseminates information about disability sports, and promotes research, conducts training, organizes seminars, workshops and also organizes national games and championships to enhance and develop of Paralympic sports in Nepal.
The NPC is always standing for awareness of the Paralympic Games as an elite sports competition and it also encourages young athletes with disabilities to test their limits in sport and to promote cross-cultural communication between disabled athletes. It promotes dean, fair sport as per developing under the code of conduct and direction of IPC and its constitution.
Recreation and Sports is an integral part of human being, for it is the sole factor that develops the mentality, personality, and feelings of men distinguishing them from their contemporary earth creatures. It has become not only the means of entertainment but also a human right and means of establishing national glory in recent years.
Its also equally essential for a person with disabilities (PWDs) with the help of which they can lead a life of dignity and self-respect. The recreation & sports farPWD has been establishing as an important status in the modern world of International Sports. If we took into the history of Nepalese sports of (PWDs), disabled athletes have been actively participating in various international competitions for fast 35 years and also have received many medals and prizes. Although efforts have been made by the Government to make a policy and Implement various activities to respect the dignity of @sabled people, but to practice very little has been done. There is a wide gap between the demand and the provision of services to them. Till date, we are not able to respect the disabled athlete’s property because of the lack of cf resources, skilled manpower, stadium halls, enough government commitment and absence of long term vision, Hence, with a view to extending cooperation and coordination with all the
concerned agencies and to conduct the sports competitions for the disabled around the kingdom regularly and International Participation “National
Paralympic Committee (NPC) -Nepal” has been established.