- BMK Cup, Kwik's Basketball League 2018
- 2017, 2018
- Bishal Milan Kendra
Bishal Milan Kendra (BMK) was established in 1986. Initially it started with a small room next to the current basketball court which served as a local hub for political movement during the pre-democracy era.
BMK started sports activities in 1990 with local youths playing volleyball.
BMK basketball team
Basketball introduced in 1994 with the construction of the basketball court. And the BMK basketball team was formed four years later.
Some of BMK products include the Manandhar brothers, Ajay and Anup.
However, the basketball team had almost collapsed at BMK. From 2002 to 2009 there was no basketball activity at BMK and the facilities were turning to ruins.
Basketball court was renovated in 2010. However, the revival of the BMK basketball team took some time.
BMK Basketball team was revived only in 2014. Since then, however, they have gone on make noticeable improvements going on to win a cup tournament last year (Annapurna Sanctuary Tourism Cup 2017).
BMK, although they didn’t play under their own brand, also managed to secure third place at the NSC National Championships 2018.
They have participated at opportunity on their way in order to give the young squad much needed experience.
Annapurna Sanctuary Tourism Cup 2018 – Winner
NSC National Championships 2018 (Representing NPC) – Second runner-up
Kirtipur Veteran’s Cup 2017 – Runner-up
BMK Basketball Court audience capacity
BMK can accommodate around 250 audience but there are no defined seating area.
Food and Drinks
There are no food and drink serving facilities within the venue but there are few restaurants just outside.
No specific parking space but the roads surrounding the venue has ample space….enough for about 100 motorbikes and roughly 10 cars.
Service to Local Community
Besides sports activities, BMK is providing serving the local community in various ways. They have been providing training in skills such as sewing and knitting to women in the area. They also host a free clinic for women every Saturday.
They have also been serving the senior citizens in the area. They have built a small hut “senior citizen’s junction” where senior citizens can meet each other. In addition, BMK hosts a party for 80 plus senior citizens once a year and hosts a meeting once a month to discuss their issues.
BMK has also set up a public library at the club.
BMK Basketball Team
|4||Binit Jung Rana||Guard||9810007910||173cm||-|
|7||Sashwat Bikram Singh||Forward||-||-||-|
|5||Bimal Jung Karki||Power-Forward||-||-||-|
|12||Dev Ale Magar||-||-||-|