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Annual General Meeting and Second Symposium

posted Oct 3, 2016, 11:02 PM by NJAA NEPAL   [ updated Oct 3, 2016, 11:49 PM ]
October 2, 2016 (Ashwin 16, 2073)

The second symposium of Nepal Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Alumni Association (NJAA) was held on October 2, 2016 under the theme of "Infrastructure Development in Transport Sector in Nepal". The event was supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

The event was preceded by the Annual General Meeting of NJAA.

Annual General Meeting

Chairperson: Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha, the President of NJAA.

Dr. Kundan Lal Shrestha, the Secretary of NJAA, presented the Annual Progress Report.



Dr. Umed Kumar Pun, the Treasurer of NJAA, presented the Annual Finance Report.


Dr. Kundan Lal Shrestha, the Secretary of NJAA, presented the Annual Plan for the forthcoming fiscal year.
Dr. Umed Kumar Pun, the Treasurer of NJAA, presented the Annual Financial Plan for the forthcoming fiscal year.
There was discussion and decisions made regarding the auditing and the above reports.

Pin Badges for JSPS Alumni were presented to the members by the President of NJAA.


Group Photo



The Second Symposium


Inaugural Session

Chief Guest: Former Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Baburam Bhattarai

Chairperson: Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha, the President of NJAA

Master of Ceremony: Dr. Nawa Raj Khatiwada, NJAA Executive Member

Registration:



Welcome address and introduction of NJAA by Dr. Kundan Lal Shrestha, the Secretary of NJAA


Opening of the Ceremony of the Second Symposium by the Chief Guest



Remarks by Mr. Hisashi Kato, Advisor for International Affairs and Director, JSPS Fellows Plaza, JSPS Tokyo Office


Remarks by Prof. Dr. Shuichi Hasegawa, Vice-Dean, Department of Safety Systems Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Japan



Remarks by Dr. Buddhi Ratna Khadge, Secretary of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)


Remarks by Mr. Jun Sakuma, Chief Representative of JICA Nepal Office



Remarks by Mr. Kiyohiko Hamada, First Secretary, Information and Culture, Embassy of Japan in Nepal, Kathmandu



Remarks by Mr. Dhana Bahadur Tamang, Secretary, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, Government of Nepal


Inaugural remarks by the Chief Guest, Former Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Baburam Bhattarai


Closing remarks by the Chairperson, Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha, the President of NJAA



Group Photo




Scientific Session

Session Chair: Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Vice President of NJAA

Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr. Shuichi Hasegawa, Vice-Dean, Department of Safety Systems Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kagawa University, Japan on “Engineering geological issues in Nepal for infrastructure development”

Presentation by Mr. Sourab Rana, Associate Program Manager, JICA Nepal Office on “JICA’s Cooperation for Transport Infrastructure Development in Nepal”

Presentation by Dr. Sandip Shah, the President of Nepal Tunneling Association (NTA), Hydropower Engineer and Power Producer on “Tunneling in Nepal: challenges and prospects”

JSPS Guidance presentation by Prof. Kuniaki Yamashita, Director of JSPS Bangkok Office, Thailand

Panel Discussion
Chair: Dr. Surya Raj Acharya, NJAA Executive member
Panelists:
All presenters and Mr. Saroj Pradhan, Deputy Director General, Department of Road, Government of Nepal
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