Bidhya Bhusan award for ICIMOD staff


Dr Santosh Nepal of ICIMOD has been awarded the ‘Nepal Bidhya Bhusan Medal Ka’ for his PhD research in hydrology and modeling.

He was conferred this prestigious award by the President of Nepal, Dr Ram Baran Yadav, on the occasion of the National Education Day 2070 and International Literacy Day on 8 September 2013. A total of 152 candidates who completed their PhD from national and international universities received this award. 

Dr Nepal, a hydrologist at ICIMOD, completed his PhD from Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany, in 2012 with a dissertation titled ‘Evaluating Upstream Downstream Linkages of Hydrological Dynamics in the Himalayan Region’. 

The ICIMOD family proudly congratulates Dr Santosh Nepal for this important achievement.