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- Member International Association of Earthquake Engineering (IAEE)
- Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN) (Founder Member, Member Management Board)
- Disaster Preparedness Network (DPNET) of Nepal (Founder Member)
- Disaster Health Working Group, Ministry of Health
- Disaster Logistic Working Group
- International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) national committee (During 1990-1999) (National Committee Member)
- Nepal National Platform for Disaster Reduction, Member Management Committee (Treasurer)
- Founder Member of the Coalition for Global School Safety (COGSS)
- Founder Member of the International Live Lessions Transfer Network (TeLLNet)
United Nations Sasakawa Award 2001
NSET has been awarded with the 2001 United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction for which it has received a Certificate of Merit in appreciation for its outstanding contribution to disaster reduction, thereby furthering the goals of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR).
Executive director of NSET, Mr. Amod Mani Dixit, received the award on 10th October, on the anniversary of the United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction in Geneva of Switzerland. The society was awarded for its excellent works in the field of disaster reduction in Nepal and for building global culture of prevention by the Sasakawa Award Jury. Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nabin Bahadur Shrestha was also present on the occasion.
An international Jury, composed by experts from different continents, voted in a private meeting, on the basis of well-defined criteria, to identify and select the Laureate of the UN Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction. Since 1998, Certificates of Distinction and Certificates of Merit have been created to reward valuable contributions to disaster. The United Nations Sasakawa Award for Disaster Reduction is presented annually on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, every second Wednesday of October for rewarding individuals and institutions from around the world who contributed, through innovative practices and outstanding initiatives, to reducing the risk and vulnerabilities of communities to natural hazards!
Tech Museum award 2001
National Society for Earthquake Technology (NSET), Nepal has been awarded with this year's 'Tech Museum award' under the `Microsoft Education Award' category for its low-tech innovation called 'Shake Table' to reduce hazards from earthquake.
Executive director of NSET, Amod Mani Dixit received the award amidst a ceremony organised at San Jose, Silicon Valley, California on Thursday. "Selection as the Laureate of Tech Museum Award is a witness of the success of the efforts of NSET in implementing earthquake risk reduction initiatives in Nepal, and recognition of our efforts in bringing in the fruits of science and technology to the doorsteps of the common man so that he/she could use it for reducing the ever-increasing vulnerabilities to natural hazards," said Dixit, upon receiving the award. "He said it was a moment for pride for NSET as well as Nepal."
National Society for Earthquake Technology - Nepal (NSET) has been selected as a Laureate for the Tech Museum Awards 2004. The Tech Museum Awards honor innovators and visionaries from around the world who are applying technology to profoundly improve the human condition in the categories of education, equality, environment, health, and economic development.
"The Tech Awards laureates are pioneering appropriate technology solutions to aid so many people, but it's the ease with which their innovations can be scaled and replicated elsewhere that will continue to truly make this world a better place," said Tech Museum President and CEO Peter Giles.
This year, more than 580 nominations were received, representing 80 countries. NSET was selected for "Best of the Best" category for technology innovation. Inaugurated in 2001, judges for the five categories of the Tech Museum Award are recruited from research institutions, industry and the public sector around the world.
The 'Shake Table' technology has already been demonstrated in Iran, India, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Japan over the last six years. The technology will now be demonstrated at the Tech Museum in the USA, the statement said.
RONAST Science and Technology Promotion Award 2005
Mr Amod Mani Dixit, Executive Director NSET has been awarded the RONAST Science and Technology Promotion Award 2005, for his contribution in developing methodologies of earthquake risk assessment and for enhancing awareness on earthquake vulnerability reduction.
Mr. Balkrishna kasula, NSET have been awarded Ronast Science and Technology Award for the year 2005. He was among the 36 award holders of the year 2005 for their contribution in the field of science and technology. Mr. Kasula was awarded for using traditional knowledge in the design of earthquake resistant buildings, their maintenance and further conducting trainings on earthquake resistant model house in and out of the country successfully.
List of Organizations that have signed MOU with NSET for Cooperation in Earthquake Risk Management and Emergency Response Training Program: