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isms | 16 April, 2018 12:33


Kavre Valley Integrated Environmental Management (KVIEM) project is looking for self-motivated students from Department of Environmental Science and Engineering (DESE) for Punyamata River Baseline Study. The study will be done in collaboration with Department of Environment Science and Engineering (DESE) and Dhulikhel Hospital.

About the research work:

a.      Research Title: Assessing Physiochemical Parameters and Social Insight to Define the Water Quality and Significance of Punyamata River

b.      Objectives:

·         To measure Physio-chemical and biological parameters of Punyamata river and its major tributaries

·         To identify point and non-point sources of water pollution

·         To understand social perception and present water utilization system of community for multiple purpose

·         To study the effectiveness of past interventions for river restoration and flood risk reduction, and  prepare site specific plans and strategies for restoring Punyamata basin

Who can apply?

All the interested undergraduate students of 2nd and 3rd year and Masters Students of DESE can apply.

Submission of Application:

Interested applicants are requested to submit cover letter no later than 21st April 2018 by email to kviem@ku.edu.np stating Punyamata River Baseline Study on the subject line.

Outcome for volunteering students:


  •          Opportunity to explore and get hands on skill in the data collection techniques (field visit for 3-4 days)
  •          Use the data/resources for their final year project or any types of independent studies
  •          Develop data analysis and report writing skills
  •          Letter of Appreciation



Only short listed candidates will be contacted.



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