September 15,2022: Nepal government is now going to issue badges and identity cards for the identification of Everest climbers. According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the government is now going to issue official badges and identity cards to appreciate and honour the successful climbers of Mount Everest. Accordingly, the Ministry has prepared a procedure for providing badges and identity cards.
According to the procedure, Everest climbers have to submit an application in the prescribed format to the tourism department to get the badge and identity card. After examining the application, the department will award badge and identity card to the applicant as a mark of respect.
Records of badges and identity cards will be kept in the department. Such details are going to be published in the book ‘Facts and Figures’ which is published every year.
On what basis are badges and identity cards available?
According to the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, the climbing certificate obtained by the applicant from the Department of Tourism will be considered as the basis.