NASC Discussion

Title: Fiscal Decentralization (FD) in Nepal: A case of Banepa Municipality

Title: Corruption as a Diagnostic of Power: Ethnographic Details of Road Building in the Himalayas

Title: GIS: Spatial Data Analysis and Decision Making

Title: Provincial Governance Institutional Arrangement in the Federal Nepal

Moderator: Punya Prasad Neupane, Executive Director, NASC

Speakers: Dr. Jagadish Chandra Pokharel, Former Vice-chairperson, National Planning Commission and Trilochan Pokharel, Director of Studies, NASC

Title: An Analysis of Implementation of Affirmative Action Policy in Nepal's Civil Service by Mr. Rabindra Manandhar

Relationship of Employee's Human Capital; Performance and Promotion in Nepalese Civil Services by Ms. Sarita Adhikari


Mr. Rabindra Manandhar and Ms. Sarita Adhikari are Section Officers of the Government of Nepal and currently pursuing their Master’s Degree at Yamaguchi University of Japan under JDS fellowship. The presentations are based on their research being carried out in respective areas. Details of the program are as follows:


Title: Strengthening Rule of Law through Local Governments in Federal Context

Speaker: Dr. Bipin Adhikari

Theme: Opportunities and Challenges of National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) in Federal Context

Speaker: Mr. Sushil Gyewali

Theme: Review on "Civil Service Management and Administrative Systems in South Asia"

SpeakerDr. Narendra Raj Paudel


Date: September 11, 2018 ( Bhadra 26, 2075) Tuesday

Time: 15:30-17:00 hrs ( 3.30 pm to 5 pm)

Venue: Kailash Hall, Sampada Sadan



Speaker: Mr. Greg McFarlane


Date: 16 August 2018 (31 Shrawan 2075) Thursday

Time: 15:30-17:00 hrs ( 3.30 pm to 5 pm)

Venue: Kailash Hall, Sampada Sadan


Theme: Institutionalizing Local Governments: Reflections from Capacity Building Support to LGs from NASC

Speaker:Mr. Rajendra Adhikari

Date: 16 July 2018 (32 Asar 2075) Monday

Time: 4.15 pm -5.00 pm

Venue:Kailash Hall

The speaker shared the experience and learnings gained through implementation of Policy Management Capacity Building Programme for Local Governments, 8 different local governments across 7 provinces, during May-June 2018.

Mr. Adhikari is the director of Studies at NASC.