While devising any policy towards regulating adventure activities like trekking, rock climbing and mountaineering in Karnataka, it is necessary to comprehend the nature and scope of the activity being conducted. Karnataka is blessed with two major mountain ranges, the Western and Eastern Ghats, in addition to a long coastline. Almost throughout the year adventure activities, especially land-based adventure activities are conducted by hundreds of organizations catering to thousands of participants across age groups. These programmes are of varied nature, addressing different goals related to leisure, education including personal development and therapy.
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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;
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.