Mr. Anil Kumar Gupta

Designation: 
Deputy Director of Studies

Qualification

  • M.Phil. in Development Studies (Distinction), Kathmandu University School of Education (2016-2018).
  • M.Ed. in Population Education (First with First Division), Department of Health, Physical and Population Education, Tribhuvan University (2011-2013).
  • M.A. in Population Studies/Demography (First with First Division), Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University (2009-2011).

Training and Professional Course

  • Fiscal Federalism and Good Governance, Management and Development Institute, Gurgaon, India (March 25-30, 2019).
  • Master of Trainer on Gender Equality and Social Inclusion and Gender Responsive Budgeting, Nepal Administrative Staff College and UN Women Nepal (January 6-10, 2019).
  • Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence.  Jointly organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) and Harvard University (March 20-23, 2017).
  • Public Administration and Governance. Conducted by the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise Jointly Sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore and Institute of Public Administration, Qatar (October 10-13, 2016). 
  • Using Evidence for Smart Policy Design. Jointly organized by Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) and Harvard University (July 19-20, 2016).
  • Certificate Course on Integrity Building. Jointly organized by NASC and Integrity Action (September, 29-06 October, 2015).
  • Promoting Affirmative Action at Work Place. Organized by NASC (16-17 June, 2015).
  • Training of Trainer. Organized by NASC (April 20-19 May, 2015).
  • Research Methodology, Proposal and Thesis Writing Skills. Organized by Health, Physical and Population Education Department (March 22-27, 2015).
  • Training on Right to Information (RTI). Jointly organized by NASC and National Information Commission (March 28-30, 2015).
  • Data Management in Epi Data and Data Analysis in SPSS. Organized by Central Department of Population Studies (January 02-12, 2012).
  • Research Methodology. Organized by Central Department of Population Studies (December 23-28, 2012).

Work Experience

  • Training and Research Officer, Nepal Administrative Staff College (5 January 2015-Present)
  • Secondary Level School Teacher, Government of Nepal (March 2014 – January 2015)

Research and Publications

  • Integrating Sustainable Development Goals in Local Plans: Practices and Encounters of Local Governments in Nepal. Research Report. Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta and Tulasi Sharan Sigdel
  • Gender Discrimination in Nepal: Does It Vary Across Socio-Demographics?. Journal of Contemporary Sociological Issues, Vol(1), 2021. Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta, Poonam Kumari Kanu and Bishnu Prasad Lamsal. https://bit.ly/3tmIWYl     
  • Quality of Public Service: What Nepali Citizens Say? (text in Nepali). Prashasan, Vol (133), 2021. Authors: Trilochan Pokharel and Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/3hcKDCO
  • Local Development Planning in Nepal: Does It Actually Reflects Citizens’ Participation. Journal of Management and Development Studies, Vol (30),  2021. Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/3jRnHe4       
  • Citizen Charter in Nepali Public Sector Organizations: Does It Really Work ?. Policy & Governance Review, Vol (5), 2021. Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha.  https://bit.ly/2NdBlu3    
  • Trust in Public and Political Institutions: What Nepali Citizens Say?. Research Report (2020). Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/37I1aZP
  • Nepal's Development: Failure or Success?. Prashasan (2020).  Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/2LhoypE
  • Citizen Charter in Public Service Delivery. Prashasan (2020)Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/37D4nty
  • Politicians and Administrators Relations in Local Level. Prashasan (2020).  Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/3gpDA8n
  • Representative Bureaucracy in Nepali Civil Service: Exploring the Encounters of the Women. Journal of Public Affairs and Policy (2020). Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta, Gobinda Bhandari and Sushma Manandhar.  https://bit.ly/39PAWqX
  • Determinants of Accountability in the Bureaucracy: The Case of Nepal. Modern Economy, Vol (10). Authors: Ramesh C. Poudel and Anil Kumar Gupta.  https://bit.ly/37D4WUc
  • Does Workforce Diversity Influence Employee Performance? An Empirical Analysis of Civil Service. IUJ Journal of Management (2019). Authors: Shailendra Bhatta, Anil Kumar Gupta and Devi Dutta Bhatta. https://bit.ly/3lVmyjt
  • Significance of Girls Education: Parents Perception from Rural Madhesh of Nepal. Journal of Management and Development Studies Vol. (29) (pp.61-69) 2019.  Author: Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/3lWqQHo
  • Know Your Citizens for Transforming Public Service Delivery: A Step Taken in Nepal by National Governance Survey. Journal of Management and Development Studies Vol. (29) (pp.70-86) 2019.  Author: Maki I. Tsumagari and Anil Kumar Gupta.   https://bit.ly/3lZGVfk
  • Accountability and Performance in Public Sector Organizations: Are They Interlinked?. International Journal of Management and Social Science, Vol (1), Issue (1) (pp.1-24), 2019. Author: Anil Kumar Gupta.
  • Politicians' and Bureaucrats' Relations in Local Governance of Nepal. Local Government Quarterly (April - June 2019 Issue pp.5-24). Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta, Trilochan Paudyal and Sundar Shrestha. https://bit.ly/3gqDZr1
  • Performance in Nepali Bureaucracy: What Does Matter?. Research Journal of Economics, Vol (3), Issue (1) (pp.1-6), 2019. Authors: Ramesh C. Poudel and Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/36SwW7m
  • Corruption in Nepal: Level Trend and Pattern Analysis. Journal of Management and Development Studies Vol. (28) (pp. 36-52) 2018.  Authors: Anil Kumar Gupta, Shiva Hari Adhikari and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha. https://bit.ly/3n0UkoM
  • Emerging Political Economy Analysis of Education Governance at Local Level. Submitted to The Asia Foundation (2017/18). Study Report, 2018. Authors:  Punya Prasad Neupane, Trilochan Pokharel, Trilochan Paudyal, Ishwari Ghimire, Anil Kumar Gupta and Anita Paudyal. https://bit.ly/33R1Tqo   
  • Quality of Public service Delivery in Nepal: Further Analysis of Nepal National Governance Survey 2017/18. Thematic Report, 2018. Authors: Trilochan Pokharel, Bhim Prasad Subedi, Rajendra Adhikari, Shiva Hari Adhikari and Anil Kumar Gupta. https://bit.ly/3mWoABe  
  • Multiculturalism in Nepali Public Sector Organizatons. 14th South Asian Management Forum. Conference Proceeding, 2017.  Authors: Shiva Hari Adhikari, Anil Kumar Gupta and Gyan Laxmi Shrestha. https://bit.ly/3lX6OMI   

Special assignment

  • Research Manager, PLGSP Baseline Survey (2021)
  • Research Manager, Gender Equality and Social Inclusion and Gender Responsive Budgeting in Federal Nepal: A Survey of Elected Executives and Civil Staff of Provincial and Local Governments (2020-2021)
  • Team Member, Basic Administration Training (BAT): A Review and Redesignc(2021)
  • Research Manager, Supporting Sub National Governments for Localizing and Integrating SDGs in Local Plans (2019-20).
  • Research Manager, Nepal National Governance Survey 2017/18 (2017-18).
  • Research Manager, Capacity Need Assessment of Local Government 2018/19 (2018-19).
  • Data Analyst, Nepal National Governance Survey 2017/18 (2018).
  • Data Analyst, Public Services in Nepal: Citizen's Experiences, 2017 (2017)
  • Editor (Member), Cases of Public Administration in Nepal, Vol. 3, 4 and 5. Published by Nepal Administrative Staff College.
  • Supporting Editor, Journal of Management and Development and Development Studies, Vol. 28 and 29. Published by Nepal Administrative Staff College.

Paper Presentations

 

  • Policy Discourse and Research Conference on Public Policy and Governance in South Asia, 10-11 July, 2017. Paper title "Corruption in Nepal: Level, Pattern and Trend Analysis".
  • Public Policy and Governance in South Asia: Towards Justice and Prosperity, 28-29 June, 2018. Paper titled " Citizen Charter in Public Sector Organization: Does It Really Work?.
  • Annual Conference on Public Administration and The Future: Challenges and Opportunities in Realizing SDGs and Directions for Reform and Capacity Building, 22-23 May, 2019. Paper titled "Know Your Citizen for Transforming Public Service Delivery: A Step Taken in Nepal by National Governance Survey:. (Jointly presented with Maki I. Tsumagari)
  • Public Policy and Governance in South Asia: Expanding Public Choices and Market Opportunities, 4-5 July, 2019. Paper Titles "Accountability in Nepali Bureaucracy: What Matters" and Politicians and Bureaucrats Relation's in Local Governance of Nepal. 
  • International Conference on Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 11-12 September, 2019. Paper title "Job Accountability in Nepali Bureaucracy: What Does Matter?.
  • 11th International Conference on Operational Research for Sustainable Development, 01-02February,2020. Paper title "Investment in Education and its Outcome in Nepal".

Area of interest

  • Development, Governance and Social Research
Academic Links 

Awards

  • Nepal Bidhya Bhusan "Kha", Government of Nepal (2015) (for being a gold medalist in Population Studies/Demography)
  • Best Employee Award, Nepal Administrative Staff College (2019)