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Rajan Thapa
Program Manager, 

Rajan joined CEN as a Climate  Volunteer in 2007. He is a person with intensive knowledge and research capacity in Climate Change, Clean Air and Water and Sanitation sector. He has been continuously working in these sectors for  a decade. Highly energetic, motivated and experienced, he also possesses excellent leadership, program management and development skill. Mr. Thapa is a fellow in FK exchange in Clean Air Asia, Delhi from Clean Air Network Nepal (CANN)/ Clean Energy Nepal (CEN). He is a recognized person in and outside the nation. Mr Thapa had successfully led Nepalese Youth for Climate Action as Network Coordinator and he was declared "Environment Ambassador" of Patan Multiple Campus in 2009.


Dipendra Dongol
Manager, Admin and Finance,

Deependra joined CEN from the year 2011 and has been managing the Administration and Finance department. He has Bachelor’s Degree in Management from Tribhuvan University. He shared his expertise in Bhotebahal Saving and Credit Ltd. before joining Clean Energy Nepal. Mr Dangol is also the founder member of Bhotebahal Youth Club.


Bimal Chettri
Officer, Account,

Bimal joined Clean Energy Nepal in the year 2007 and has been working as Account Officer in Clean Energy Nepal. He has completed his Bachelor’s in Management and is responsible for assisting in fulfilling all the administrative, financial and logistical needs of the organization. He has participated in various trainings and has gained many experiences in accounting and managerial sector.


Rassu Manandhar
Project Coordinator, Clean Air and Urban Mobility,

Rassu started working in CEN as a Program Intern in Clean Air and Urban Mobility Unit in 2013 and is currently working as Project Coordinator in the unit. She went to Hongkong as a FK exchange fellow. Miss Manandhar is conducting research in "Ambient air in micro-environment in Pokhara city". Miss Manandhar is an active campaigner in pedestrianization, non-motorized transport and possess sound knowledge on air quality and sustainable urban environment. She graduated from School of Environment Management and Sciences, Pokhara University.



Damodar Prasad Dhital
Program Officer,

Er. Damodar P Dhital graduated in Environmental Engineering from Kathmandu University in the year 2011. He started his professional career as Research Assistant in Department of Environmental Science and Engineering at the same University in 2011/12. He worked as Environment Office in Sonapur Cements Pvt Ltd, Dang, Nepal for over 2 and half years. He has gained expertise on issues related to environmental and industrial pollution control especially air and noise pollution. He has acquired knowledge in Environment Management System (EMS), Quality Management System (QMS), Solid Waste Management, Air Quality Monitoring and Management, Energy Efficient Housing and Urban Management. Mr Dhital represented CANN/KU as the FK exchange fellow in 2012/13 by Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE), Vietnam and later worked as Research Associate in CEN after his return for a year.

Rashmi Maharjan
FK Exchange Fellow, Clean Air and Urban Mobility

Rashmi is a Post Graduate in Environmental Science from Tribhuvan University. She is a FK exchange fellow. She is conducting research in 'Exposure to air pollutants while commuting by motorbike' in Kathmandu. She volunteered in 'Black Carbon Emission from Diesel Generatorin Kathmandu Valley'. She had also assisted in data analysis for the research team of University of Massachusetts, Amherst in investigation of aerosol exposure in the cohort of traffic police in Kathmandu, Nepal.


Shankar Sharma
Program Officer, Energy and Climate Change,

Shankar joined CEN as City Environment Volunteer in 2011. He then worked as the coordiator of Nepalese Youth for Climate Actionn (NYCA) in 2013/14. During his tenure as the coordinator, he organized campaigns and led the network. In  2015, he worked as project officer in a project related to Emergency Response to Earthquake. He also worked during recovery of Earthquake in the position of Project Coordinator in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal till the mid of 2016. Mr Sharma is persuing Master Degree in Environmental Science from Golden Gate International College, affiliated to Tribhuvan University.He is now involved in various projects and research related to Climate Change.


Jyoti Prajapati
Program Associate, Clean Air and Urban Mobility,

Jyoti is working as Program Associate in Clean Air and Urban Mobility Unit from February, 2016. She worked as an intern in Society for Youth Action (SOYA) in Open Defaecation Free (ODF) campaign and volunteered in Youth Action Network for Society and Environment Development (YONSED) and is a core team member of Green Economy Network Nepal (GENN). Jyoti also worked as the science and environment school tutor in Bhaktapur and Kathmandu for several years. Miss Prajapati completed MSc in Environmental Science from Khwopa College in 2015. She has good knowledge on Climate Change, Disaster Risk Reduction and other Environmental issues. She is working on issues related to air pollution and livable urban mobility.