Mr. Rameshwor Bhandari

Training and Research Officer
Area of specialization: 
Public policy, governance and development management
Master in Public Policy and Governance, MA, LLB



  • Master in Public Policy and Governance (First Position with Distinction), North South University, Bangladesh  (2015)
  • Master in English, Tribhuvan University (2010)
  • LLB, Tribhuvan University (2013)

Training and Professional Course

  • A Two-day training on "Master Training of Trainers" (13-14 April, 2017), organized by Election Commission, Nepal in support of Electoral Support Program, UNDP, Nepal.
  • A Two-day training on "Evidence Based Policy Designing" (19-20 July 2016) conducted jointly by School of Kennedy at Harvard University and Nepal Administrative College for senior officials of the Government of Nepal and the officials of NASC
  • A Five-day training on "Orientation on PRA and Development" (18-21 October, 2014) organized by Bangladesh Academy of Rural Development, Comilla, Bangladesh
  • One-day training on "Public Policy" (6 January 2015), organized by Taylor University, Malaysia
  • A Five-day training on "Research Methodology and Report Writing Skills" organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • A Five-day training on "Consulting Skills" organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur for its officials
  • A Fifteen-day training program on "Training of Trainers" 21 November -11 December 2012) organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC), Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Nepal
  • A Ten-week online teacher training course on "Critical Thinking for English Language Teaching(EFL) Curriculum" (October 1-December 7 2012) under the scholarship provided by the Embassy of United States, Kathmandu and offered by University of Oregon, American English Institute, Oregon, USA
  • Computer Training Course on "Web Page Designing" (3 July- 7 October 2002) organized by Nepal Government, Ministry of Science and Technology and conducted by SSI Nepal under Human Resource Development Programme of Nepal Government

Work Experience


  • Training and Research Officer  (Faculty of  Governance, Public Policy and Development), Nepal Administrative Staff College since  July 2016
  • Senior Assistant , Nepal Administrative Staff College from September 2012 to July 2016
  • Lecturer of English, BST College, Gongabu from July 2010 to September 2012
  • Secondary Level Teacher, Bishnumati Higher Secondary School, Gongabu from April 2008 to July 2010

Research and Consulting


  • Political Economy of Post-Earthquake Reconstruction in Nepal: An Assessment of Emerging Role of Sub-National Governments (2018) (A joint research project of Nepal Administrative Staff College and NITI Foundation, Nepal under the financial support of The Asia Foundation)


  • Attractive of Civil Service in Nepal (a joint research done by a team of Basanta Raj Sigdel, Shailaja Upadhyaya, Krishna Sigdel and Rameshwor Bhandari), 2017 (funded by Nepal Administrative Staff College)
  • Workplace Conflict at Nepalese Government Organizations (a joint research done by a team of Anita Poudel, Shilu Pradhan and Rameshwor Bhandari), 2017(funded by Nepal Administrative Staff College)


  • Bhandari, R. (2018). "Revisiting Civil Service Retirement System in Nepal" In: Governance and Development Management: South Asian Perspectives, Aminuzzaman, S. M. Sk. HaqueT. M and Haque, M. M. (eds.), Bangladesh: Century Publication


Area of interest

Governance and Public Policy, Development Administration,  Right to Information, Rule of Law