Earthquake Safe Communities in Nepal

Mr. Surya Narayan Shrestha appointed as Executive Director of NSET; Dr. Amod Mani Dixit completes his tenure

The Governing Board of NSET has appointed Mr. Surya Narayan Shrestha as the Executive Director to be effective from March 21, 2018. Dr. Amod Mani Dixit has completed his tenure as Executive Director on March 20, 2018. Dr. Dixit served as the Executive Director since the establishment of NSET; he will remain with NSET as the General Secretary of the Governing Board.

The Governing Board Meeting convened on March12, 2018, chaired by NSET President Mr. Varun Prasad Shrestha finalized the appointment of Mr. Shrestha to the position of Executive Director.

The Governing Board heartily thanks Dr. Amod Mani Dixit for his selfless contributions, visionary leadership and extra ordinary spirit that upheld the virtues and glory of NSET in national and international arena and welcomes Mr. Surya Narayan Shrestha as the new Executive Director. Governing Board has noted; we are confident of embarking upon NSET’s new and exciting journey of growth and development under his executive leadership and we wish him every success in assisting NSET achieve new heights.

Mr. Shrestha has a ten-year record of management and leadership in Earthquake Technology and Disaster Risk Reduction. Most recently Mr. Shrestha served as Technical Advisor to the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), and played an important role in supplementing vital information in formulating national level policies, plans and programs for post-earthquake reconstruction. He is also serving as a member of the Governing Board of Global Earthquake Model (GEM). Before that Mr. Shrestha has led many successful projects and programs under his service at NSET as the Deputy Executive Director.


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