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About the General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure
As dawn rises, a group of climbers slowly makes their way up the face of the mountain towards the peak. With the spirit of adventure in their hearts, they rely on their training and teamwork to accomplish their objective – reaching the top. The General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure or Gethnaa as it is better known, was created just for this reason, to bring out the spirit of adventure. Formed by the Government of Karnataka in 1989, the General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure is dedicated to imparting knowledge about the environment and organizing the most thrilling adventures.

Over two decades ago, the General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure started to spread the love of adventure in the scenic state of Karnataka. The academy has helped many adventurers learn to appreciate and enjoy the abundance that nature has to offer.

The General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure has a huge range of Aero, Aqua and Terrestrial sports and experienced trainers to ensure the utmost safety of our adventurers. It is the perfect place to learn, have fun, and discover the true explorer in you.

Accreditation:

In case of Companies, Firms and/or Organisation managing Adventure Activity as a commercial venture shall apply in writing to the Director General of the Academy with the following documents:
I. Copy of the Certificate of Incorporation;
II. List of Board of Directors along with their Professional qualifications and Address;
III. The Company shall furnish complete list of trained professionals on roll with documents/ Certifications of Skills, Competencies’ and Training in the prescribed form;
IV. The Company shall furnish the list of necessary Standard Equipments of approved quality;
V. The Standard Operating Procedure being followed for maintenance of Equipments of approved quality;
VI. The Standard Operating Procedure for Safety and Security of the people participating in Adventure Activities;
VII. The Standard Operating Procedure for Emergencies and contingencies management;
VIII. Copies of obligatory approvals obtained from the District Administration and other concerned Department;

Application for the Accreditation of Adventure Tour Operators

Rules for Accreditation of Adventure Tour Operators at General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure

Affiliation:

The Adventure Organisation willing to get Affiliation of General Thimayya National Academy of Adventure shall apply in writing to the Director General of the Academy with the following documents:
I. Copy of the Certificate of registration issued by the Competent Authority;
II. The Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Organisation;
III.The names and addresses of the Office Bearers and the list of the members of the Organisation with their age;
IV. A copy of the proceedings, of the first General body meeting of the Organisations; OR of the latest General body meeting held not more than six months earlier.
V. The prescribed Fee.
VI. The clubs formed by educational Institutions shall only pay the prescribed fee along with a declaration by the Head of the institution that the club is formed for the purpose of inculcating Adventure spirit amongst students.

Application for the Affiliation of Nature Awareness and Adventure Club

Rules for Affiliation of Adventure Clubs and Adventure Organisations registered Under Karnataka Societies Act General Thimayya National  Academy of Adventure

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