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16th National Convention

Dear Engineers and Architects,
You're cordially invited to join us for the 16th National Convention of Engineers, a momentous occasion hosted by the Nepal Engineers' Association (NEA). This remarkable event is scheduled on January 3-4, 2024, and we are delighted to extend an invitation to you. This convention is a global congregation that brings together engineers and architects from various fields across Nepal, all under one roof. It's a celebration of the engineering community and an opportunity to promote and foster the spirit of engineering excellence. We assure you that this year's convention will be even more magnificent and influential than ever before...

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Er. Dr. Hari Bahadur Darlami

Message from the President

Dear Friends,
We are honored to organize the 16th National Convention of Engineers. This gathering of bright minds in our country highlights how pivotal engineers are in shaping our nation's path forward. Engineering drives progress and development. It's the backbone of our infrastructure, technology, and innovation. In difficult times, our prosperity and effective governance depend deeply on the dedication and creativity of engineers.

In pursuing national prosperity, engineers have consistently led the way in creating sustainable solutions that accelerate economic growth and enhance quality of life for all citizens. Our work spans designing resilient infrastructure to pioneering clean energy technology that combats climate change. Effective governance also relies on judicious use of technology, data-driven decisions, and continuous improvement in public services. Engineers play a key role in designing and implementing systems....

Message from the General Secretary

Dear Esteemed Engineers, Distinguished Participants and Honored Guests,
I am delighted to address the 16th National Convention of Engineers, centered on the vital theme of "Engineering for National Prosperity and Effective Governance." Engineering is the cornerstone of progress, shaping our nation's infrastructure, technology, and innovation. In this era of multifaceted challenges, we rely on engineers' innovation to drive our nation's prosperity and enhance governance efficiency. As we pursue national prosperity, engineers lead the way with innovative, sustainable solutions that stimulate economic progress and improve lives. Our work, from resilient infrastructure to clean energy technologies, contributes to a prosperous and sustainable future.

Effective governance pivots on technology, data-driven decisions, and service improvements. Engineers play a pivotal role in creating efficient, transparent, and accountable systems. Together, we can address complex societal issues and improve governance for all citizens. As we explore "Engineering for National Prosperity and Effective Governance," I encourage bold thinking and the embrace of professional responsibilities. Together, we can drive our nation toward a brighter future where...

Er. Rabi Bhushan Jha

16th National Convention

List Of Planned Events

11:00 AM

Convention Inauguration

Hon. N.P. Saud

Minister for Foreign Affairs

Session Chair

Dr. Baburam Bhattarai

Former Prime Minister of Nepal

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Bimal Prasad Koirala

Former Chief Secretary, Government of Nepal

Panelist

Dr. Baikuntha Aryal

Chief Secretary, Government of Nepal, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies

Panelist

Ms. Ram Kumari Jhakri

Former Minister of Urban Development

Panelist

Mr. Tula Narayan Shah

Executive Director of Nepal Madhesh Foundation (NEMAF)

Panelist

Er. Mahendra Bahadur Gurung

Former President, Nepal Engineers' Association

Moderator

Hon. Er. Dr. C.K. Raut

Member of Parliament

Session Chair

Dr. Rajiv Subba

ICT Expert

Keynote Speaker

Er. Min Prasad Aryal

Director, Nepal Telecom Authority

Panelist

Mr. Indu Bikram Joshi

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology

Panelist

Dr. Er. Manish Pokharel

Dean, School Of Engineering, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel

Panelist

Er. Bikash Gurung

President, Robotics Association of Nepal [RAN]

Moderator

Er. Sudeep Acharya

Managing Director, DishHome

Panelist

Hon. Prakash Jwala

Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

Session Chair

Er. Dr. Bijaya Jaishi

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

Keynote Speaker

Er. Jagadiswar M. Shrestha

Former SDE, Department of Irrigation (DOI)

Panelist

Er. Mohan Kumar Tuladhar

Senior Highway Engineer

Panelist

Er. Tulasi Sitaula

Former Secretary, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works

Panelist

Er. Prem Prakash Khatri

Joint Secretary, Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

Moderator

Er. Shakil Manandhar

Team Leader, Local Roads Bridge Support Unit, MLRBP - IV

Panelist

12:00 - 01:00 PM

Lunch Break

Dr. Prabhu Budhathoki

Member, NPC

Session Chair

Prof. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Maskey

Kathmandu University (KU)

Keynote Speaker

Er. Hitendra Dev Shakya

Former Managing Director, Nepal Electricity Authority

Panelist

Er. Dr. Madhusudan Adhikari

Former Executive Director, AEPC

Panelist

Er. Pushkar Manandhar

Sr. Energy Portfolio Manager, Asian Development Bank

Panelist

Mr. Satish Gautam

Programme Manager, Renewable Energy for Rural Livelihood (RERL)/UNDP

Panelist

Er. Resha Piya

Energy Advisor/Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), British Embassy, Ktm

Moderator

Hon. Dhan Raj Gurung

Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs

Session Chair

Prof. Er. Dr. Dinesh Sharma

Professor, Institute of Engineering, Nepal

Keynote Speaker

Er. Dr. Hari Krishna Shrestha

Former Principal, Nepal Engineering College

Panelist

Er. Amit Agarwal

Co-Founder, Khalti

Panelist

Er. Birendra Raj Pandey

CNI

Panelist

Prof. Er. Dr. Padma Bahadur Shahi

Chairman, Nepal Engineering Council

Panelist

Hon. Mr. Ram Hari Khatiwada

Member of Parliament, Nepal

Panelist

Mr. Thakur P Sharma

Vice President, SCAEF

Moderator

05:00 - 07:00 PM

Cultural Program and Closing Dinner

Ticket Category

Members of NEA

Rs. 5000

per Person

Non-Members

Rs. 6000

per Person

Institutional Participants

Rs. 7000

per Person

Reach Us

Get Direction To The Convention Location Location

Nepal Academy, Kamaladi, Kathmandu
Reception Info

Phone Number: +977-1-5010251,01-5010252