Ms. Manisha Maharjan

Training and Research Officer
Masters in Rural Development, Masters in Environment Education and Sustainable Development, Bachelor in Development Studies


  • Master’s in Rural Development, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuwan University, 2017
  • Master’s in Environment Education and Sustainable Development, Kathmandu University, School of Education, 2015
  • Bachelor in Development Studies,  Kathmandu University, 2011

Training and Professional Course

  • Training of Trainers, 23rd Bhadra to 14th Ashwin 2076, Nepal Administrative Staff College, Jawalakhel
  • Social Audit Training, 2018, Plan International Nepal
  • Training on Research Proposal Development, Methodology and Scientific Report Writing, 2012, The Britain Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT)
  • Training on Health Research Proposal Development, methodology and Research Report Writing, 2011,  Health Research and Social Development Forum(HERD)

Work Experience

  • Training and Research Officer,  Nepal Administrative Staff College
  • Project Coordinator; Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, Plan International Nepal
  • Program Coordinator ; Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Naya Goreto

Research and Publication

Food Security Situation of Nepal: A Study of Chepang Community of Chitwan (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN number 978-3-659-94364-5)

Livelihood Status of Informal Waste Workers: A study of Environment Section, Lalitpur Metropolitan city. MA dissertation submitted to Department of Rural Development, Patan Multiple Campus, Tribhuwan University (2017)

Environmental Monitoring of Initial Environmental Examination: A Study of Kathmandu – Bhaktapur Road Upgrading Project, 2011, BA dissertation submitted to National College for Higher studies, Kathmandu University (2011).

Areas of Interest

Research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Gender, Women Empowerment, Governance and Development

Awards and Recognition

  • NOMA Full fee waiver for MEd 2012-14, Kathmandu University School of Education
  • Dr. Harka Gurung Fellowship 2014 (Thesis Support), New ERA Pvt. Ltd.