Ms. Gyan Laxmi Shrestha

Designation: 
Training and Research Officer
Area of specialization: 
Rural Development, Contemporary Development, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Research
Education: 
Master in Rural Development

gyan.shrestha@nasc.org.np

Qualification

  • Master’s in Public Administration (Thesis ongoing), Tribhuwan University
  • Master’s in Rural Development (Distinction), Tribhuwan University, 2008.
  • Bachelors in Rural Development (Topper), Purbanchal University, 2006

Training and Professional Course

  • International Programme on Training Methods and Skills for Managers (TMSM) 13 November, 2017- 05 January, 2018. National Institute for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Yousufguda, Hyderabad-500 045 (India)

 

  • "Master Training of Trainers" (13-14 April, 2017), organized by Election Commission, Nepal in support of Electoral Support Program, UNDP, Nepal

 

  • Using Evidence for Smart Policy Design, Harvard Kennedy School and Nepal Administrative Staff College (July 19-20, 2016).

 

  • Training for Trainer on Ecosystem based Adaptation in Mountain Ecosystem in Nepal, Poush 13-14, 2072. UNEP/IUCN/UNDP.
  • Training of Trainers on Multi-sector Nutrition Plan (MSNP) and Planning Process, 24-26 Ashad 2072. National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal
  • Training of Trainer. Nepal Administrative Staff College (April 20-19 May, 2015)
  • Training on: International Summer School in Food Security and Climate Change 12-17 June 2011. University of Pavia, Italy / Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (HICAST), Nepal/ International School of Advance Studies (ISAS), Nepal
  • Training on Environmental Impact Assessment, 11– 17 Dec2011, Bristol Training Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal

Work Experience

  • Training and Research Officer, Nepal Administrative Staff College (January 2015- Present)  Governance and Development Management Learning Group (GDMLG): Centre for Governance and State Management (CGSM) and Center for Climate Change (CCC), Nepal Administrative Staff College
  • Lecturer, Basu College, Byasi, Bhaktapur, 2012
  • Consultant: Research on Literacy Programme. Room to Read, Kupondole,Lalitpur 07 February – 30th March, 2013

Research and Publications/ Consulting

  • Appropriateness of Solar Dryer to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change on Food Security in Dandagaon VDC, Rasuwa District, Nepal for the award of Master’s Degree in Rural Development.   (Research work funded by ESAP/AEPC, 2011).
  • Research Title: Food security, climate change impact, and solar drying technology in Dandagaun village Rasuwa district, Nepal, 2013

Name and type of journal: Geography of Governance: Dynamics for Local Development. International Geographical Union Commission on Geography of Governance. 254p., ISBN: 978-9937-2-6508-9 http://www.igu-gog.org/download/Pradhan_Bucek_Razin.pdf

 

  • Women’s participation on farm management, a case study of Nagadesh Community of Madhyapur Thimi Municipality in Bhaktapur District” for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development. (2005)
  • Citizen Charter in Nepali Public Sector Organization: What Does Evidence Say?
    •  Anil Kumar Gupta and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha. (2016).

(Research work funded by Nepal Administrative Staff College, 2017).

  • Level, Pattern and Trend of Corruption: Analysis Based on the Corruption and Improper Conducts' Cases Published by Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Nepal.
    • Shiva Hari Adhikari, Anil Kumar Gupta and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha. (2016).

(Research work funded by Nepal Administrative Staff College).

  • Organizational Culture in Central Level Government Organizations of Nepal: Are They Plural or Multicultural?
    • Shiva Hari Adhikari, Anil Kumar Gupta and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha (2015). 

(Research work funded by Nepal Administrative Staff College).

  • Consultant: Preparing GESI Trainer’s Manual for ADB Assisted Projects in Nepal, 2017

Area of interest

Rural Development, Contemporary Development, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Research, Socio-culture Diversity, Demography