The Village Service Trust has said the passing away of its founder Chairperson Bhim Bahadur Adhikari has caused an irreparable loss to the entire country. Founder chair and social activist Adhikari died of diabetes in Kathmandu on Thursday. He was 90. He was an inhabitant of Bhanu municipality-12, Mirlung in Tanahun district. At a condolence meet organized by the Trust at Damauli on Thursday, the late Adhikari’s personality and contributions were discussed. Trust’s vice-chair Tara Prasad Shrestha presided over the condolence meet. The late Adhikari had established the organization in 2033 BS. After taking retirement from deputy secretary of the Ministry of Finance, he served the Arrears Settlement Monitoring and Evaluation Committee as a member-secretary. It is shared that Bhim Bahadur Adhikari had contributed to design the scheme of social security allowance brought out by the then Prime Minster Manmohan Adhikari. The Trust has been providing scholarship to the most talented and outstanding students of the district every year. Likewise, the Trust has also been presenting awards to entrepreneurs working for promoting self-employment.