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2 hydrologist and 1 meteorologist positions vacant-deadline 2074 Mansir 26

Lok Sewa, Nepal has published vacancy announcement on 15 Nov, 2017 for officers (Technical) positions. The following link has the detail information of vacancies among which 2 positions for hydrologist (1st open to all and 2nd open to female candidate) and 1 position for meteorologist (Disabled candidate). Please look at serial number 28,29 and 40 from the list in the link( http://www.psc.gov.np/uploads/others/3TechOff207475Open.pdf  )

Elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee

Elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee (October 13, 2017)

The election committee-2074 declared the elected (uncontested) name list of 7th  executive committee SOHAM-Nepal.  

Please download the circular released by election committee-2074 and  Elected name list of 7th EC_SOHAM


Elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee
Chairperson: Mr. Deepak Aryal
Vice Chairperson: Mr. Deepak Paudel
General Secretary: Mr. Bikram Shrestha Zoowa
Secretary: Mr. Binod Parajuli
Treasurer: Mr. Dinkar Kayastha
Members:
Mr. Prakash Regmi
Mr. Ghana Shyam Gautam
Mr. Madhav Prasad Dhakal
Mr. Rajesh Sigdel
Mr. Dhruba Lochan Adhikari
Ms. Manju Basi

Please visit www.soham.org.np/election-2017  for more information.

Election 2017 for 7th Executive Committee (July-October, 2017)

  • Elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee (October 13, 2017)

The election committee-2074 declared the elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee .  

Please download the circular released by election committee-2074 and  Elected name list of 7th EC_SOHAM


Elected (uncontested) name list of 7th Executive Committee
Chairperson: Mr. Deepak Aryal
Vice Chairperson: Mr. Deepak Paudel
General Secretary: Mr. Bikram Shrestha Zoowa
Secretary: Mr. Binod Parajuli
Treasurer: Mr. Dinkar Kayastha
Members:
Mr. Prakash Regmi
Mr. Ghana Shyam Gautam
Mr. Madhav Prasad Dhakal
Mr. Rajesh Sigdel
Mr. Dhruba Lochan Adhikari
Ms. Manju Basi


  • Election Schedule-2017 (October 11, 2017)

The election committee released election schedule for the formation of 7th executive committee.

Please download Election_time table_SOHAM-Nepal

New election date and formation of election committee (October 8, 2017)

 The executive committee meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayastha was held on October 8, 2017(Sunday).  The meeting decided election date for new (7th) executive committee as October 14, 2017 (Ashoj 28, 2074).  The meeting also formed a three members election committee as,

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Lochan Prasad Devkota
Member: Mr. Rajendra Sharma
Member: Mr. Sagar Manandhar

  •  Special General Assembly (October 7, 2017)

Special General Assembly was held on October 7, 2017 at Heera Palace Banquet and Events, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu. During the programme,  voting was conducted over following two agenda,

Agenda 1: To declare all uncontested (निर्विरोध) post of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary as elected and reschedule the election process for remaining posts of GS and Six members.
·Agenda 2: To cancel all uncontested (निर्विरोध) posts and go for new election process.

The result obtained was as follows,

Total participated members = 56
Vote received for Agenda 1= 6
Vote received for Agenda 2= 44
Invalid vote (Blank) = 1

The agenda 2 was passed by majority. 

Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal resigned from the post of chairperson at the end of Special General Assembly. SOHAM executive committee meeting held on October 7, 2017, expressed thanks to Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal for his leadership during last three years and also endorsed his resignation as approved by Special General Assembly.

  • SOHAM meeting (September 16, 2017)

Special General Assembly, which was declared for September 16 , 2017 was canceled. Only 51 members (out of 178) were present during the registration. SOHAM regulation clearly states that there must be at least 51% (91) members in the Special General Assembly. Otherwise, next special assembly has to be conducted after two weeks. Thus, an executive committee meeting held on September 16, 2017 decided the next date for Special General Assembly. As per the decision, Special General Assembly will be held on Ashoj 21, 2074 (October 7, 2017), Saturday at 8 AM at Heera Palace Banquet and Events, New Baneshwor (Opposite to Krishna Tower building). 

1) सातौं कार्य समितिको लागि चालु निर्वाचन प्रकियालाई पूर्णता दिने
2) चालु निर्वाचन प्रकृयालाई खारेज गरी नयाँ प्रकृयामा जाने

Please find the draft Programme Schedule_SOHAM SGA

For your kind information, this is the second attempt and it doesn’t require any quorum. Please check SOHAM regulation 2058 article 7.3 (७.३ सभाको गणपूरक संख्या: सोहमको साधारणसभाको गणपूरक संख्या सम्पूर्ण सदस्य संख्याको ५१% उपस्थितिलाई मानिनेछ । तोकिएको स्थान र समयमा गणपूरक संख्याको अभावमा साधारण सभा हुन नसकेमा कम्तिमा दुई हप्ता पछि अर्को साधारण सभा बोलाइनेछ, जसमा गणपूरक संख्याको बन्देज रहने छैन।)

  • Programme Schedule for Special General Assembly (September 12, 2017)

The executive committee meeting held on September 12, 2017 finalized the draft programme schedule for Special General Assembly.

Please download a draft Programe Schedule_SOHAM SGA

[At least 51% SOHAM member (91 members) must be present during registration otherwise next special assembly has to be decided after two weeks as per SOHAM regulation 2058. Thus, you all are kindly requested to be present with high consideration in the special general assembly]

  • Venue and date/time of Special General Assembly (September 7, 2017)

The executive committee meeting held on September 7, 2017 decided the venue and date/time of Special General Assembly (SGA) of SOHAM Nepal. As per the decision, Special General Assembly (SGA) will be held on Bhadra 31, 2074 (September 16, 2017), Saturday at 11 AM at Heera Palace Banquet and Events, New Baneshwor (Opposite to Krishna Tower building). The meeting also decided the agenda as,

1) सातौं कार्य समितिको लागि चालु निर्वाचन प्रकियालाई पूर्णता दिने
2) चालु निर्वाचन प्रकृयालाई खारेज गरी नयाँ प्रकृयामा जाने

  • Decision of Special General Assembly (September 6, 2017)

The executive committee members decided to held Special General Assembly (SGA) in this critical moment for the formation of 7th executive committee and also agreed to declare the venue and date/time of Special General Assembly (SGA) in the meeting on September 7, 2017 (tomorrow).

  • Second official letter as received from election committee (September 4, 2017)

Prof. Rupak Rajbhandari send second official letter as per the request from chairperson on behalf of executive committee regarding election-2017.

Please find second official letter as received from election committee निर्वाचन समितिको २०७४।०५।१९ को निर्णय

  • Request letter to Election Committee (September 1, 2017)

Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal, Chairperson send a request letter to Prof. Rupak Rajbhandari, Coordinator, Election Committee for the consideration in earlier decision.

Please download request letter निर्वाचन समितिलाई पत्र-२०७४-५-१६

  • Executive committee meeting regarding an official letter as received from election committee (August 31, 2017)

SOHAM executive committee meeting was held on August 31, 2017 after getting an official letter from election committee on August 29, 2017 regarding the status of election-2017. The meeting decided to have next EC meeting with the advisory board as soon as possible to discuss on the matter related to election-2017 and the formation of new executive committee. 

Please find an official letter as received from election committee निर्वाचन समितिको आधिकारिक पत्र

  • Executive Meeting (August 27, 2017)

SOHAM executive committee meeting was held on August 27, 2017 to discuss on the matter related to election-2017 with possible solution. The meeting decided to make a request to election committee for an official views (letter) regarding the status of election-2017.

  • Final name list of the candidate and decision made by election committee (August 26, 2017)

SOHAM election committee released final name list of the candidate for 7th executive committee. As some of the candidate interested to withdraw their name and there is no specific provision mentioned in SOHAM regulation (BIDHAN) for this matter, the election committee has decided for further steps to the executive committee.

Please download Final name list of the candidate and decision of election committee

  • Name list of the candidate (August 23, 2017)

SOHAM election committee released the name list of the candidate for the forthcoming election of SOHAM 7th executive committee.

Please find List of candidate for 7th executive committee

  • Final voters list for election 2017(August 22, 2017)

SOHAM-Nepal election committee released final voters list for the election 2017. Candidacy application form distribution and registration will be held at SOHAM Nepal office on August 23, 2017 (Bhadra 7, 2074) Wednesday during 10 AM to 3 PM .

Please find notice with final member(voter) list

  • Initial voters list for election 2017(August 18, 2017)

SOHAM-Nepal election committee released initial voters list for the election 2017.  The total number of SOHAM-Nepal voters is 179 including 176 life members  and 3 general members. 

Please download notice with initial member list  

  • Election time table (August 3, 2017)

SOHAM-Nepal election committee released election time table as per the meeting held on August 3, 2017 (Thursday).

Please download Election_time table

  • Election date and formation of election committee (July 23, 2017)

Three years tenure of current executive committee will be terminated soon. Thus, the present executive committee meeting held on July 23 (Sunday) decided the election date as September 1, 2017 (Bhadra 16, 2074) for new (7th) executive committee. The meeting also formed three members election committee as per SOHAM regulation 2058.

Coordinator: Prof. Rupak Man Rajbhandari
Member: Mr. Rajendra Sharma
Member: Mr. Sagar Manandhar

Special General Assembly (October 7, 2017)

Special General Assembly of SOHAM-Nepal was held in Kathmandu on October 7, 2017. This is the second attempt  after cancellation of first attempt  on September 16, 2017.  The venue was Heera Palace Banquet and Events, New Baneshwor, Kathmandu.

Dr. Rijan Bhakta Kayasta, Vice-Chairperson, delivered a warm welcome speech and also highlighted the objective of the programme. Prof. Rupak Man Rajbhandari, Coordinator, Election Committee presented election committee report.  Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal, Chairperson expressed his opinion over current scenario and also on meeting agenda. Some of the life members, who participated in the election 2017 and the member of  advisory board also expressed their opinion on meeting agenda.  The two agenda of the meeting were,

  • Agenda 1: To declare all uncontested (निर्विरोध) post of Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary as elected and reschedule the election process for remaining posts of GS and Six members.
  • Agenda 2: To cancel all uncontested (निर्विरोध) posts and go for new election process.

Thereafter, voting was conducted and the result obtained was as follows,

Total participated members = 56

Vote received for Agenda 1= 6

Vote received for Agenda 2= 44

Invalid vote (Blank) = 1 

Consequently, the agenda 2 was passed by majority.  At the end, Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal resigned from the post of Chairperson and also closed the programme. The programme was conducted by Mr. Barun Paudel, Secretary initially but took over by Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal following his speech.

Phd studentship under SHEAR programme

Please check the link for the announcement of Phd studentship under SHEAR Studentship Cohort (SSC) programme. The SHEAR Studentship Cohort (SSC) consists of funding for 13 PhD studentships.

The deadline for application is 15 October 2017.

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/environmental-and-water-resource-engineering/research/shear-studentship-cohort-ssc-programme/

Contact individual project supervisors for further information about the application procedure. 

 

Vacancy announcement for Research Associate

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR RESEASRCH ASSOCIATE

Society of Hydrologists and Meteorologists Nepal (SOHAM-Nepal) seeks applications from qualified Nepalese candidates for the post of Research Associate for ongoing project “Citizen science for landslide risk reduction and disaster resilience building in mountain regions (Landslide EVO)” under the Science for Humanitarian Emergencies and Resilience (SHEAR) Programme, funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and, awarded to a research consortium led by Imperial College London, UK, in which the Society of Hydrologists and Meteorologists, based in Nepal (SOHAM-Nepal) is one of the partners.

Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest along with complete CV and a recent passport size photograph attached at info@soham.org.np. The application deadline is 13 October 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written exam and interview.

Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from the following link,

http://soham.org.np/landslide-evo

For further information, please contact SOHAM-Nepal. Kindly circulate this announcement through your network.

Basic Geographic Information System (GIS) training (August 13-25, 2017)

SOHAM Nepal organized a training programme on “Basic Geographic Information System (GIS) with Surfer handling” under a SOHAM summer training programme from August 13-25, 2017 in Kathmandu. The training is targeted to B.Sc fourth year students. Altogether, 15 students participated in the programme.

A closing and certificate distribution programme was also arranged on September 1, 2017 at meeting hall of Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, Hanumansthan, New Baneshwor. Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal, Chairperson, SOHAM-Nepal chaired the programme. Dr. Janak Lal Nayava, advisor, SOHAM-Nepal was the chief guest. Mr. Suman Kumar Regmi, General Secretary was present during the occasion. Dr. Jagat Kumar Bhusal delivered welcome  speech.  On the occasion, Mr. Barun Paudel, Secretary highlighted the programme activities. Mr. Janak Lal Nayava distributed certificate to all the participants and also gave closing remark. On behalf of training participant, Mr. Chiranjivi Dahal shared training experiences. 

Land purchased: A plot of 2.5 Anna of land in Kalikasthan, Dillibazar (August 7, 2017)

SOHAM NEPAL purchased a plot of 2.5 Anna of land on about 8 feet wide road, likely to be widened to 4 or 6 meter at Kalikasthan, Dilli Bazar, Kathmandu at the price of 55,52,150/- including all the taxes (52,00,000 + 2,89,575+57,575+5,000). This plot of land was purchased on August 7, 2017 as per the decision of executive meeting held on August 3, 2017 and also a recommendation from land acquisition committee (Special committee formed by AGM, 2073).

SOHAM Nepal would like to thank AGM, 2073, for giving authority to purchase the land and also for the formation of land acquisition committee for the recommendation of suitable plot of land. Similarly, thanks goes to all the members of land acquisition committee and all executive committee members for their efforts and contribution.

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