Education/advanced trainings

Academic qualification (s):
2008 - Postgraduate in Mountain Environment and Global Change, University of Torino, ITALY
2003 - Masters in Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, NEPAL
· Specialised in Mountain Environment Management and Environmental Economics
· Thesis: Economic valuation of environmental resources: A case study of the Central Zoo of Nepal
2001 - Bachelors in Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, NEPAL
1998 – 10+2 in Science, Mahendra Higher Secondary School, Nepalgung, Banke, NEPAL
1995 – School Leaving Certificate, Chandannath High School, Khalanga, Jumla, NEPAL

Summer schools/short course (s):
·     28 June – 20 July 2012 – Environmental Leadership Programme: Summer Certificate School on ‘Sustainable Environmental Management’, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
·     4-12 June 2011 - UNEP-Tongji 'Asia Pacific Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development', UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, Tongji University, Shanghai, CHINA.
·   1 – 19 March 2010 – Summer School on ‘After Copenhagen: Opportunities and Challenges’, Schumacher College, UK.
·   5 – 11 July 2009 – CEU Summer University (SUN) course on ‘Integrating Sustainability Thinking Into Academic Curricula’, co-organised by the Marie-Curie training network GOVERNAT and the Central European University (CEU), Budapest, Hungary.
·   25 March - 08 April 2009 – “Youth Encounter on Sustainability – YES Japan Course 2009”, a two week intensive course operated by the ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland) in cooperation with the Hosei University Tokyo and the Alliance for Global Sustainability (AGS) – an environmental research partnership between the ETH Zürich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Tokyo (UT) and the Chalmers Technical University in Göteborg/Sweden. Tokyo, JAPAN.

Training (s):
·   01 – 03 November 2010 – ‘Capacity Building Workshop on Carbon Governance in Asia: Bridging Scales and Disciplines’, organised by the Global Carbon Project (GCP), the Earth System Governance Project (ESGP) and the UN University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS), in Yokohama, JAPAN
·   17 – 24 August 2009 – PANOS South Asia organised training cum workshop on ‘Climate Change and Multimedia Communications’, Kathmandu, Nepal.
·   November-December, 2008 – “Grant Writing and Fundraising E-course”, two month intensive course conducted by the Global Youth Coalition on HIV/AIDS.
·   12-16 November 2007 – “ICT for Education Leaders: from Vision to Reality”, organised by the World Bank Institute (WBI), the Korea Education and Research Information Services (KERIS) and the Ministry of Education and Human resources Development (MOE&HRD), Korea. Seoul, KOREA.
·   6-7 March 2006 - Regional training on “Introduction to Synthetic Aperture Radar Data Application”, organised by ICIMOD, ESA and UNOOSA. Kathmandu, NEPAL.
·   November 2004 – A month-long intensive training on “Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Impact Assessment (IA), Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) and Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA)”, TU, Kathmandu, NEPAL.
·   September 2003 - Eight-day intensive training on “Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System” (Proficient in Arc View 3.1 and ILWIS 3.0), organised by TU, Kathmandu, NEPAL.

Managerial trainings and exposures:
  1.   25-26 May 2008: Management by objectives (MBO) training and sensitization: Building open teams, change management
  2.   29-30 July 2008: Mainstreaming gender into programs and projects, gender sensitization
  3.   January 2009: Project Cycle Management (PCM) & Logical Framework Analysis (LFA)
  4.   February 2010: Six Thinking Hats - Decision-Making Skills Training: Tools for Parallel Thinking
  5.   24 May 2010: Intercultural Effectiveness/Communication training
  6.  April 2010: Professional English Writing and Communication
  7.  14-15 June 2010: Team Coaching/Building
  I, III-VII: Conducted by Concepta Consultants, Germany for project leaders and professional staffs of ICIMOD at latters  headquarters in Kathmandu, NEPAL

  II: Conducted by Gender and Governance Division of ICIMOD for all staffs