Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050

31st NSET Day marked

The National Society for Earthquake Technology–Nepal (NSET) has celebrated 31 years of its dedicated efforts in the filed of disaster risk reduction and management in Nepal. On June 18, NSET commemorated this milestone with an event titled "A Day to Reaffirm the Commitments to Disaster Resilience" at their office premises.

Founded on June 18, 1993, NSET's mission has been to ensure earthquake safety in Nepal's hazard-prone urban and rural areas, while also contributing to regional and global initiatives. NSET's 10-Year Strategic Plan (2021-2030) aims to build "Disaster Resilient Communities in Nepal by 2050."

Dr. Amod Mani Dixit, NSET President, expressed his gratitude for the organization's contributions to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Nepal. He thanked all stakeholders, including the government of Nepal, provincial and local governments, partners, collaborators, well-wishers, supporters, and staff for their continuous support. Highlighting NSET's key achievements and lessons over the past 31 years, Dr. Dixit acknowledged the ups and downs faced by the organization and assured that NSET is capable of overcoming any challenges.

Surya Bhakta Sangachhe, NSET Treasurer, encouraged staff and members to continue the good work since NSET's inception. Surya Acharya, Member of the Management Board, emphasized the need for continuous efforts to achieve NSET's vision and mission. Mr. Yogeshwor Upadhyay, another Management Board Member, expressed happiness about their contributions towards a disaster-safe society in Nepal.

NSET Executive Director, Mr. Surya Narayan Shrestha, thanked the staff for their cooperation and patience during crises and expressed hope for continued success in the future. The event was facilitated by Mr. Shreeram Singh Basnet, General Secretary of NSET.

To mark the day, a sharing session was organized with participation from NSET staff. Mr. Vivek Manandhar and Anup Poudel shared their experiences and insights on the Tomorrow Cities project and NSET's post-Jajarkot Earthquake efforts, respectively.


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