AITM News and Events >> Invited Talk on “Hydropower Development in Nepal” by Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan Organized

 

AITM Civil Engineering Department from time to time organizes talks by prominent personalities to enhance the students’ understanding in different Civil Engineering themes. In this line, the department organized an invited talk of retired Deputy Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan on “Hydropower Development in Nepal” on 23rd March 2018 in Bigyan Conference Hall of AITM.

About sixty-five students and faculties attended the talk program and majority of them were Civil Engineering students of AITM. In the beginning of the program, Ms. Lena Sthapit, Deputy Head of Civil Engineering Department and Faculty of AITM, welcomed the invited speaker and other participants of the program followed by welcome and felicitation of Er. Parchar Man Sing Pradhan by AITM Acting Executive Director, Mr. Basanta Prasad Joshi.

Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan talked on the present status of power supply and demand in Nepal, necessity and challenges of developing storage type hydropower projects in Nepal and future of power trade with the neighboring countries in his presentation. Towards the end of his talk, he shared his important experiences of working in a number of big and smaller hydropower projects in Nepal. At the end, Er. Pradhan entertained various types of questions from the audience in “Question and Answer” session facilitated by Dr. Rabindra Raj Giri, Head of Civil Engineering Department and Faculty of AITM.

Picture 1: Ms. Lena Sthapit, Deputy Head and Faculty of AITM Civil Engineering Department, welcoming the invited speaker and other participants in the talk program.

Picture 1: Ms. Lena Sthapit, Deputy Head and Faculty of AITM Civil Engineering Department, welcoming the invited speaker and other participants in the talk program.

Picture 2: Acting Executive Director of AITM Mr. Basanta Prasad Joshi welcomes & felicitates Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan in the talk program.

Picture 2: Acting Executive Director of AITM Mr. Basanta Prasad Joshi welcomes & felicitates Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan in the talk program.

Picture 3: A short biography of Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan being read before his talk.

Picture 3: A short biography of Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan being read before his talk.

Picture 4: AITM student audience in the talk program.

Picture 4: AITM student audience in the talk program.

Picture 5: Another glimpse of audience in the talk program.

Picture 5: Another glimpse of audience in the talk program.

Picture 6: Invited speaker, Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan, delivering his talk.

Picture 6: Invited speaker, Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan, delivering his talk.

Picture 7: A student audience posing his question in "Question and Answer" session of the talk program.

Picture 7: A student audience posing his question in “Question and Answer” session of the talk program.

Picture 8: Head of AITM Civil Engineering Department and faculty, Dr. Rabindra Raj Giri, facilitating in "Question and Answer" session of the talk program.

Picture 8: Head of AITM Civil Engineering Department and faculty, Dr. Rabindra Raj Giri, facilitating in “Question and Answer” session of the talk program.

Picture 9: A group photograph of faculty audience at the conclusion of the talk program.

Picture 9: A group photograph of faculty audience at the conclusion of the talk program.

Picture 10: A glimpse of informal discussion with Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan after the conclusion of the talk program.

Picture 10: A glimpse of informal discussion with Er. Prachar Man Singh Pradhan after the conclusion of the talk program.