Ms. Geetanjali Upadhyaya

Deputy Director of Studies
Area of specialization: 
Governance and Service Delivery
MA in Economics (2004), Tribhuvan University, Nepal; Master in Public Policy and Governance (2011), North South University, Bangladesh


  • Master in Public Policy and Governance,  North South University (2012)
  • Master in Economics, Tribhuvan University (2004)

Training and Professional Course

  • International Development Professional Training Program organized by National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan (August 2014 – March 2015)
  • Climate, Energy and Food Security at United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan ( September 2013 – January 2014)
  • In country Program on Competency Based Curriculum Development. organized jointly by The Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training Nepal and The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technical Education Philippine in Bhaktapur, Nepal (April 2012)
  • Training on Development Management & PRA, at Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD), Comilla, Bangladesh (March 2010)

Work Experience

  • Deputy Director of Studies (Faculty of Public Service Training Department), Nepal Administrative Staff College
  • Quality Assurance and Accreditation Officer, University Grants Commission
  • Instructor of Economics at different private colleges in Kathmandu Valley

Area of interest

  • Public Service Delivery
  • Governance
  • Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI)
  • Leadership


NOMA Masters Fellowship for pursuing MPPG, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) Government of Norway (2009)