Mr. Dinkar Kayastha is currently working as a Hydrologist at the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Kathmandu. He has been in the service of Nepal Government since 2010. Before joining Government service he was involved in teaching hydro-meteorology in different institutions including Tri-Chandra and KITS college. He has completed Master’s degree in Meteorology from Tribhuvan University with specialization in Water Resources Development and Planning. He has also done different short courses related to Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Management and Hydrological and Hydraulic modelling from different institutions and countries including IPROMO-Italy, RIMES-Thailand, IIT Roorkee, India etc.