Meet with our Enthusias from IHRR.

We work as a team to generate, explore, build and validate ideas. We also contextualize innovations around the world to find the best fitting solutions to local problems.

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Expert

Dr. Sanjaya Devkota

Dr. Devkota has been planning and monitoring number of development projects, applying the applications of GIS and RS in Geo-hazards, and resources planning. His Key research interests include Landslides and Flood Hazard Assessment and Mitigation, Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment, Rockfall modelling, EWS for landslide and flood; IWMP; Climate Change Analysis and Adaptation; Eco-safe roads, Nature-based Solutions for hazards and disaster risk reduction/mitigation, Hydropower and other infrastructure study and planning and Quality Control; Environmental Impact Studies, hydrological analysis, among others!

Senior Technical Advisor

Mr. Purna Chandra Lal Rajbhandari

Mr. Rajbhandari has more than three decades of research and development experience in climate change, environment, natural resource management working at local & national level as government official and regional level as UNEP officer and as researcher with Asian Institute of Technology. Mr. Rajbhandari Served as Nepal Country Project Lead for World Bank Project on Climate Adaption and Resilience (CARE) for South Asia implemented by Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) coordinating 15 plus government ministries and departments implementing the four thematic sectors: Agriculture, Water, Transport and Climate Policy Planning and finance; His specialties is in the field of climate change adaptation and mitigation, vulnerability assessment, soil conservation, watershed conservation planning and management, ecosystem restoration, participatory natural resources management, road slope stabilization, GIS and remote sensing technologies, ecosystem based adaptation (EbA), and Ecosystem based Disaster risk reduction and Early warning.

Executive Director

Er. Suraj Gautam

A Youth Activist, Researcher and an Entrepreneur Healthy experience in leading DRR related projects, Trans boundary research, conducting risk assessments, using frontier technologies like Drones for DRR planning and urban development. Key research interests include the study of Geo-Hazards, Climate Change, Flood/Landslides Risk Mapping, Modelling, and Early Warning System.

Administration & Finance Coordinator (AFC)

Ms. Sujata Chhetri

Ms. Sujata Chhetri, our Administration & Finance Coordinator, a dynamic professional with over 9 years of experience in the I/NGO sector. Armed with a Master's degree in Business Studies, specialized in Accounting and Taxation from Tribhuvan University, and a semi-qualified ACCA certification from the British College, Thapathali, Ms. Sujata brings a wealth of expertise to her role. Known for her unwavering loyalty, professionalism, and supportiveness, she excels in ensuring compliance and monitoring standards. Ms. Sujata's journey reflects her vision and courage, while her warmth and passion make her an invaluable asset to our organization and its stakeholders.

Intern DRR and CCA

Mr. Gunjan Maskey

Gunjan Maskey is a dedicated DRR and CCA Intern. With a passion for environmental sustainability and community resilience, he is committed to contributing to the protection of vulnerable communities in the Himalayan region. As an intern, he actively engages in research, data analysis, and community outreach initiatives led by the organization aimed at enhancing disaster preparedness and fostering sustainable development practices in the region.

Intern DRR and CCA

Yurika Sherpa

Yurika Sherpa, our dedicated intern with a background in Environmental Science. She is committed to working towards climate adaptation, addressing environmental issues, promoting biodiversity, advocating for animal welfare, and contributing to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) efforts. With her strong academic foundation and passion for environmental sustainability, Yurika is a valuable asset to our team. We are excited to have her expertise and enthusiasm as we continue our mission to address pressing environmental challenges and create a more resilient future.

Intern DRR and CCA

Shraddha Acharya

Shraddha thrives on fieldwork, analyzing data, and uncovering insights. Software like ArcGIS fuels her passion for creating compelling maps and presentations. She is eager to learn, contribute, and make a significant impact in the fascinating world of geology.

Data Analyst

Er. Raghav Tandon

Introducing Raghav Tandon, our proficient data analyst at IHRR. With his keen eye for detail and problem-solving skills, Raghav excels in deciphering complex datasets to extract valuable insights. He specializes in identifying patterns, trends, and opportunities, empowering informed decision-making and driving strategic initiatives for our company's success. Leveraging the latest analytical tools and techniques, Raghav plays a crucial role in guiding IHRR towards achieving its objectives.

Our Team

Brain Behind the Organization

Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma

Advisor

Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma

Advisor

Dr. Nabin Raj Joshi

Forestry and Natural Resource Management Expert

Dr. Nabin Raj Joshi

Forestry and Natural Resource Management Expert

Dr. Sanjaya Devkota

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Expert

Dr. Sanjaya Devkota

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Expert

Mr. Parishwar Acharya

Advisor

Mr. Parishwar Acharya

Advisor

Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya

Advisor

Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya

Advisor

Mr. Purna Chandra Lal Rajbhandari

Senior Technical Advisor

Mr. Purna Chandra Lal Rajbhandari

Senior Technical Advisor

Kriti Banstola

B.Sc. Nursing, Nursing and DRRM

Kriti Banstola

B.Sc. Nursing, Nursing and DRRM

Nasala Shakya

Treasurer

Nasala Shakya

Treasurer

Mr.Supendra Karki

Head of Department, Public Health Department at Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences

Mr.Supendra Karki

Head of Department, Public Health Department at Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences

Devi Prasad Dotel

Executive Member

Devi Prasad Dotel

Executive Member

Er. Manila Bhandari

Executive Member

Er. Manila Bhandari

Executive Member

Er. Uttam Pudasaini

Executive Member

Er. Uttam Pudasaini

Executive Member

Dr. Sasmita Poudel

President,Public Health Expert

Dr. Sasmita Poudel

President,Public Health Expert

Er. Rojina Dhakal

DRR Fellow, Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Rojina Dhakal

DRR Fellow, Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Birendra Verma

DRR Fellow, Narainapur Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Birendra Verma

DRR Fellow, Narainapur Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Kishor Bist

ICT Mapping and Open Data/ Tech in DRR intern

Er. Kishor Bist

ICT Mapping and Open Data/ Tech in DRR intern

Ms. Sushama sharma

Research Documentation and communication Intern

Ms. Sushama sharma

Research Documentation and communication Intern

Sulav Lohani

Trainee

Sulav Lohani

Trainee

Sandesh Karki

Research associate

Sandesh Karki

Research associate

Mr. Amrit Marasini

Research associate

Mr. Amrit Marasini

Research associate

Er. Aadarsha Karki

Backend developer

Er. Aadarsha Karki

Backend developer

Er. Subash Gupta

Research associate

Er. Subash Gupta

Research associate

Ms.Shreya Adhikari

Research associate

Ms.Shreya Adhikari

Research associate

Ms.Swostika Goraju

Program Officer

Ms.Swostika Goraju

Program Officer

Durga Devi Guragai

Operation Officer (Finance )

Durga Devi Guragai

Operation Officer (Finance )

Er. Suraj Gautam

Executive Director

Er. Suraj Gautam

Executive Director

Ms. Sujata Chhetri

Administration & Finance Coordinator (AFC)

Ms. Sujata Chhetri

Administration & Finance Coordinator (AFC)

Mr. Gunjan Maskey

Intern DRR and CCA

Mr. Gunjan Maskey

Intern DRR and CCA

Yurika Sherpa

Intern DRR and CCA

Yurika Sherpa

Intern DRR and CCA

Shraddha Acharya

Intern DRR and CCA

Shraddha Acharya

Intern DRR and CCA

Er. Raghav Tandon

Data Analyst

Er. Raghav Tandon

Data Analyst

Sandesh Karki

Research associate

Sandesh Karki

Research associate

Er. Suraj Gautam

Executive Director

Er. Suraj Gautam

Executive Director

Ms. Sujata Chhetri

Administration & Finance Coordinator (AFC)

Ms. Sujata Chhetri

Administration & Finance Coordinator (AFC)

Mr. Gunjan Maskey

Intern DRR and CCA

Mr. Gunjan Maskey

Intern DRR and CCA

Yurika Sherpa

Intern DRR and CCA

Yurika Sherpa

Intern DRR and CCA

Shraddha Acharya

Intern DRR and CCA

Shraddha Acharya

Intern DRR and CCA

Er. Raghav Tandon

Data Analyst

Er. Raghav Tandon

Data Analyst

Kriti Banstola

B.Sc. Nursing, Nursing and DRRM

Kriti Banstola

B.Sc. Nursing, Nursing and DRRM

Nasala Shakya

Treasurer

Nasala Shakya

Treasurer

Mr.Supendra Karki

Head of Department, Public Health Department at Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences

Mr.Supendra Karki

Head of Department, Public Health Department at Madan Bhandari Academy of Health Sciences

Devi Prasad Dotel

Executive Member

Devi Prasad Dotel

Executive Member

Er. Manila Bhandari

Executive Member

Er. Manila Bhandari

Executive Member

Er. Uttam Pudasaini

Executive Member

Er. Uttam Pudasaini

Executive Member

Dr. Sasmita Poudel

President,Public Health Expert

Dr. Sasmita Poudel

President,Public Health Expert

Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma

Advisor

Mr. Kabindra Raj Sharma

Advisor

Dr. Nabin Raj Joshi

Forestry and Natural Resource Management Expert

Dr. Nabin Raj Joshi

Forestry and Natural Resource Management Expert

Dr. Sanjaya Devkota

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Expert

Dr. Sanjaya Devkota

Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment Expert

Mr. Parishwar Acharya

Advisor

Mr. Parishwar Acharya

Advisor

Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya

Advisor

Prof. Dr. Triratna Bajracharya

Advisor

Mr. Purna Chandra Lal Rajbhandari

Senior Technical Advisor

Mr. Purna Chandra Lal Rajbhandari

Senior Technical Advisor

Er. Rojina Dhakal

DRR Fellow, Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Rojina Dhakal

DRR Fellow, Rapti Sonari Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Birendra Verma

DRR Fellow, Narainapur Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Birendra Verma

DRR Fellow, Narainapur Rural Municipality, Nepalgunj

Er. Kishor Bist

ICT Mapping and Open Data/ Tech in DRR intern

Er. Kishor Bist

ICT Mapping and Open Data/ Tech in DRR intern

Ms. Sushama sharma

Research Documentation and communication Intern

Ms. Sushama sharma

Research Documentation and communication Intern

Sulav Lohani

Trainee

Sulav Lohani

Trainee

Mr. Amrit Marasini

Research associate

Mr. Amrit Marasini

Research associate

Er. Aadarsha Karki

Backend developer

Er. Aadarsha Karki

Backend developer

Er. Subash Gupta

Research associate

Er. Subash Gupta

Research associate

Ms.Shreya Adhikari

Research associate

Ms.Shreya Adhikari

Research associate

Ms.Swostika Goraju

Program Officer

Ms.Swostika Goraju

Program Officer

Durga Devi Guragai

Operation Officer (Finance )

Durga Devi Guragai

Operation Officer (Finance )