Completed

The Department has completed several research work in different fields

  1. Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management
Year Research Projects
2015 Situation of Springs, Ground Water Spring Potentiality and Gender Roles in Water Management: A Study of Melamchi Area, Sindhupalchok, Nepal for National Academy of Sciences and Technology, Nepal
2015 Review and Analysis of Existing Policies, Programs and Institutions on Hazard Risk Reduction in the Koshi Basin for ICIMOD
2013 Climate Change Adaptation through Water Resource Management: Comparative Study between the Yellow and the Koshi River Basins for ICIMOD
2013 Vulnerability Assessment of Meteorological Flash Floods in Poiqu/Bhotekoshi/Sunkoshi Watershed for ICIMOD
2012 Change in River Morphology due to Inter-basins Transfer of River Flow and its Consequences: Comparative Study of Kulekhani and Rapti Basin in the Middle Hills of Nepal for University Grant Commission, Nepal

 

 2010 Study on the Rock Glacier Monitoring – Technology Transfer between the Eastern Alps and Eastern Himalayas: Climate Change Impacts, Tourism, Nomadic Communities in the Langtang Valley, joint study with the University of Technology and Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria, and ICIMOD
2001 Mapping Environmental Sensitive Rivers and Basins in Nepal and Developing Methodology and Scoring Techniques to Assess the Sensitivity for Water and Energy Commission Secretariate, Government of Nepal
2001 Identification of Ecologically Sensitive Zones of Nepal for Ministry of Population and Environment, Government of Nepal
1999 Study of Socio-Economic and Environmental Impact of Land Erosion and Landslides occurring in Nepal’s Mid and Far Western Development Regions on the Lower Area Habitat for Water and Energy Commission Secretariate, Government of Nepal
1996 Field Assessment of July Debris Flow Disaster at Larcha in the Upper Bhote Koshi, Sindhupalchok District for ICIMOD
1996 Hazard Mapping and Risk Assessment of Some Selected VDCs of Kabhre and Chitwan Districts for UNDP/Nepal
1995 Role of Extreme Weather Events, Mass Movements and Land use Changes in Increasing Natural Hazards for ICIMOD
1990 Local Level Environment Planning in Arghakhanchi District for IUCN/MAB, Nepal.
1989 Landscape of the Lele Watershed with Special Reference to Landslides, Research Division, TU
2.       Land Use/Land Cover Studies
2011-2012 GIS analysis of Land Use and Land Use Change and its Impacts under the “Research into Long Term Impact of Development Interventions in the Koshi Hills of Nepal” for GRM International Limited, London, UK
2001 Land Use Plan: Preparation of District Profile, Jhapa District for National Land Use Project, Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Government of Nepal
2001 Preparation of Digital Database of Jhapa District for National Land Use Project, Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Government of Nepal
2001 Land Use Plan of Panchkhal VDC, Kabhrepalanchok District, National Land Use Project, Ministry of Land Reform and Management, Government of Nepal
1999 Land Use Planning in Nepal for the Department of Land Reform & Management, Government of Nepal
1986 Integrated Land Use and Resource Utilization in Humid Tropical and Sub-Tropical Areas of Nepal Phase II for UNEP/MAB/Nepal
1985 Integrated Land Use and Resource Utilization in Humid Tropical and Sub-Tropical Areas of Nepal Phase I for UNEP/MAB/Nepal
3.       Socio-economic Studies
2009 Baseline Survey of Nepal Migrants and Remittance for World Bank
1999 Environmental Health Project for UNDP/Nepal
1999 Study of Human Ecology in the Arun Valley supported by Norwegian Research Council
1998 Health Hazards of Kathmandu City for MAB Nepal
1997 Socio-Economic Survey of Langtang Region for Partnership for Quality Tourism, UNDP/Nepal
1997 Environmental Impact of Socio-Economic Activities in Langtang Valley for MAB/ Nepal
1994 Population and Environment in Nepal for National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal
1983 Impact of Scholarship of Integrated Hill Development Program in Nepal, SATA
1981 National Fertility Mapping Project for National Commission on Population, Government of Nepal
4.       Urban and Market Town Studies
1994 Identification of Market Centers/Towns and Exploration of their Potentials for Development for the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works, Government of Nepal: I) Physical Development of Human Settlement and Emerging Town along the Banepa-Bardibas Highway Corridor; II) Preparation of National Policies for Compact Settlement in Nepal
1994 Action Oriented Assessment of Market Towns in Selected Mountain Area: The Case of Dang District, Western Nepal for ICIMOD/USAID
1992 Settlement System, Small Towns and Market Centres in Bagmati Zone Sub-region for ICIMOD
1984 Role of Small Urban Centres in National Development in Nepal for UNESCO/Nepal
5.       Micro-Enterprise Development Studies
2010- 2011 Analysis of Natural Resources Based Micro Enterprise Projects of Rolpa District for Micro Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP),UNDP/Nepal
2010- 2009 Analysis of Natural Resource Potentiality, Market Demand and Target Groups in Rolpa, Kapilbastu and Jumla Districts for Micro Enterprise Development Programme (MEDEP), UNDP/Nepal
1999 Assessment of Self-reliant Society Service Center (SERSOC) Program in Lamjung District for GTZ/Nepal
1998 Review of Grassroots Level Institutional Program of Support Activities for Poor Producers and Assessment of SAPPROS Program in Lamjung for GTZ/Nepal
6.       Digital Database and Assessment
2009 GIS Database on Physical, Social and Economic Aspects of Nine Districts of Nepal for LGCDP/MLD/UNDP/Nepal
2008 GIS Training on Municipal Facilities Planning to Municipality Personnel supported by Public Private Partnerships for Urban Environment MLD/UNDP/Kathmandu
2004 -2006 School Level GIS Mapping Data Base: Phase I and Phase II: All 75 Districts of Nepal for Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB), Government of Nepal
2001 -2002 National Level School Mapping (Facilities, distribution and efficiency) of Forty-Two Districts of Nepal for Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB), Government of Nepal in collaboration with CEDA/TU
2001 GIS Manual for Local Development Exercise for PDDP/UNDP/Nepal
2001 -2003 GIS Digitization and Map Development of more than 30 Districts of Nepal for PDDP/ MLD/UNDP/Nepal
1998 -2002 GIS Analysis on Vector Borne Diseases for Environmental Health Project for USAID
1998 -2001 GIS Digitization Map Development of 22 districts of Nepal for LGP/MLD/UNDP/ Nepal
1996 Natural Hazard Mapping of Palpa, Jajarkot, Rolpa, Sarlahi, Jhapa, Ilam, Baglung and Kailali Districts of Nepal.
1995 Preparation of Spatial Digital Database of Makawanpur District, Phase I: VDC wise and Phase II: Ward wise for Plan International/ Nepal
1994 Preparation of Spatial Digital Database of Topographical Parameters of Some Districts of Western Nepal for UNEP/EAP-AP/ ICIMOD