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isms | 13 August, 2018 16:13


Integrated Rural Development Project (IRDP) of Nepal by Strengthening Research and Development Capacity of Kathmandu University
Call for Applications: KOICA-IRDP Pilot Project Funding Support Program


IRDP is a KOICA-funded project jointly managed by Kathmandu University (KU), Nepal, Chonbuk National University (CBNU), Korea and Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI), Korea.

The main objectives of the KOICA-IRDP are:

1.     Contribute for integrated rural development of Nepal by strengthening research and development capacity of Kathmandu University.

2.     Promote technology innovation, mainly in the field of Agriculture & Rural Development, Renewable Energy and Health related livelihood, for improving quality of life and income status of people in rural communities of Nepal.


Call for Pilot Project Application

KOICA-IRDP pilot project application is open for all Nepalese Research Institutions (University, College and other organizations qualifying as research institutions) for supporting pilot projects that are relevant to Rural Development of Nepal.

These projects aim to

1.     Support technologies development to solve economic and social problems of rural areas in Nepal

2.     Develop a business model or commercialize for propagation of innovative technologies

3.     Test if an operation plan of technology development support programs is valid and feasible

4.     Generate information that is crucial for future technological innovations for rural development

The preferred areas for the proposal are:

1.     Agriculture and rural development sector

2.     New & renewable energy sector

3.     Health sector related to rural livelihood

4.     Other sectors contributing to integrated rural development

Funding Scope



Total Supporting Grant

200,000 USD

Supporting Period

October, 2018 October, 2019 (within 13months)

Maximum Funding Support for a Project

40,000 USD

Maximum Number of Supporting Projects

10 projects


Download the application related documents


1.     Pilot Program Application Form 

2.     Pilot Project Implementation Plan

3.     Budgeting and Accounting Guidelines

4.     Management and Operation Guideline

5.     Pilot Project Proposal Form

6.     Budget Sheet Form

7.     Participating Researcher’s Profile Form

8.     Project Participation Agreement Form

Interaction Workshop

Candidates interested to submit proposal are welcome to participate in the Interaction Workshop:  

Venue: Kathmandu University, Central Campus (CV Raman Hall)

Date: 14/08/2018

Time: 10:30 AM

Registration for Participation:  email on irdp@ku.edu.np by 11/08/2018


The deadline for submission of application is 28 August 2018 by 3:45 pm (Nepal Time)
For institutional contact Please call Kathmandu University at 011-415200 or 415001 EXT. 2248

For further details about submitting application, visit www.ku.edu.np or contact irdp@ku.edu.np

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Establishment of the DoEEE/NORAD Endowment Fund

isms | 13 August, 2018 10:59

Establishment of the DoEEE/NORAD Endowment Fund

Kathmandu University Executive Committee has recently approved the establishment of the DoEEE/NORAD Endowment Fund which can be used for the following activities of faculty and students at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.


i)              Major activity funded for student(s),

a)     Innovative Research and Project

b)     Rural/Community Life Enhancement Project

c)     New Product Patent Support


ii)             Major activity supported for faculty,

a)     Research and Innovation

b)     Tranning and Impact Enhancement

c)     Corporate and Community Networking for academic development

d)     Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Support

The fund has been established to support faculty and student(s) for the innovative research, academic activities as well as to support in extreme humanitarian condition. DoEEE has already allocated 5 Million Nepalese Rupees from the various Projects and other activities conducted under the supervision and partnership of DoEEE with national/international institutions. The target of DoEEE/NORAD endowment funds is to raise 10 Million Nepalese Rupees in future.


Interview Notice - CapSEM Project

isms | 13 August, 2018 10:56

Interview Notice

13 August 2018

The candidates who have applied for Participation in Industry Case Presentations of EU, under the Capacity Building in Sustainability and Environmental Management (CapSEM) Project, which is funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, to visit companies in the Netherlands, Norway and Portugal from 21-28 October, 2018, are called for an interview as per the following schedule.


16 August 2018, Thursday


09:30 AM


School of Science, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel

Block 06, Room No. 110


Head of Department
Environmental Science and Engineering

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