ABC2021 Committee

Advisory Committee

Punya Prasad Regmi (Chair) Vice-Chancellor, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Liguo Yang President, International Buffalo Federation, China

Antonio Borghese General Secretary, International Buffalo Federation, Italy

Inderjeet Singh Vice President, Asian Buffalo Association
Vice Chancellor, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India

Talat Naseer Pasha Vice Chancellor, University of Education, Pakistan

Nasim Ahmad Vice-Chancellor, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pakistan

Naba Raj Devkota Vice-Chancellor, Gandaki University, Nepal

Pem Narayan Kandel Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal

Sharada Thapaliya Registrar, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Tirtha Kumar Datta Director, ICAR-Central Institute of Research on Buffaloes, India

Deepak Bhandari Executive Director, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal

Damayanti Shrestha Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

Iswari Prasad Dhakal Former Vice-Chancellor,Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Sitaram Aryal Chairman, Nepal Veterinary Council

Sital Kaji Shrestha President, Nepal Veterinary Association

Shreeram Prasad Neupone President, Nepal Animal Science Association

Nanda Prakash Joshi Michigan State University, USA

Organizing Committee

Bhuminand Devkota (Chair) President, Asian Buffalo Association
Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Hom Bahadur Basnet Dean, Faculty of Animal Science, Veterinary Science and Fisheries, Agriculture and Forestry University

Arjun Kumar Shrestha Director, Directorate of Research and Extension, Agriculture and Forestry University

Bimal Kumar Nirmal Joint-Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Ram Nandan Tiwari Deputy Director General, Department of Livestock Services

Sowyam Prakash Shrestha Director, Livestock and Fisheries,Nepal Agricultural Research Council

Lok Nath Poudel Executive Member, Asian Buffalo Association
Chief Livestock Development Officer, Livestock Resources Management and Promotion Office

Umesh Dahal Project Director, Nepal Livestock Sector Innovation Project

Narayan Sharma Chief Livestock Development Officer, National Livestock Breeding Office

Dipesh Kumar Chhetri Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Manoj Kumar Shah Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Nirajan Bhattarai Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Nabin Ghimire Senior Livestock Development Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Subir Singh (Secretary) Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Gokarna Gautam (Co-secretary) Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Kiran Pandey (Co- secretary) Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Technical Committee

Manoj Kumar Shah (Chair) Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Durga Devkota Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Upendra Man Singh Professor, HICAST, Purwanchal University

Krishna Kaphle Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University

Ishwari Prasad Kadariya Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Shiva Chandra Dhakal Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Nirajan Bhattarai Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Namrata Singh Chief Livestock Development Officer, National Pasture and Livestock Quality Management Laboratory

Tanka Prasai Chief Veterinary Officer, Central Referral Veterinary Hospital

Gokarna Gautam Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Himal Luitel Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Shanker Raj Barsila Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Neena Amatya Gorkhali Senior Scientist, Nepal Agricultural Research Council

Surya Paudel Senior Livestock Development Officer, Agriculture Information and Technology Center

Mukul Upadhyaya Senior Veterinary Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Sujan Rana Senior Veterinary Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Khagendra Sapkota Senior Livestock Development Officer, National Livestock Breeding Office

Jagadish Pandey Senior Livestock Development Officer, Livestock Resources Management and Promotion Office

Pooja Sharma Senior Veterinary Officer, Livestock Disease Control Division

Surendra Karki National Technical Coordinator (ECTAD), FAO, Nepal

Management Committee

Lok Nath Paudel(Chair) Joint Secretary, Directorate of Livestock Services

Pushkar Bahadur Pal Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Krishna Bahadur Shrestha Professor, HICAST, Purwanchal University

Rebanta Kumar Bhattarai Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Tulsi Ram Bhandari Chief Livestock Officer, Directorate of Livestock and Fishery, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Lumbini Province

Madan Singh Dhami Chief Livestock Officer, Directorate of Livestock and Fishery, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Far-Western Province

Chandra Dhakal Senior Livestock Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Barun Kumar Sharma Senior Veterinary Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

JagatBandhu Nepali Senior Livestock Development Officer, national Livestock Breeding Office

Khagendra Raj Bhatta Senior Livestock Development Officer, Livestock Resources Management and Promotion Office

Indira Sharma Senior Livestock Development Officer, National Pasture and Livestock Quality Management Laboratory

Dawa Tshiring Tamang Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Jeevan Adhikari Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Ananta Dahal Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Jageswar Yadav Senior Livestock Officer, Directorate of Livestock and Fishery, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Province-2

Grisma Neupane Senior Livestock Development Officer, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Gandaki Province

Sulochana Shrestha Senior Livestock Development Officer, Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperative, Bagmati Province

Kiran Pandey Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Nawaraj Shrestha Veterinary officer, Central Veterinary Laboratory, Tripureswar

Abhas Paudel Livestock Development Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Jasmina Rawal Livestock Development Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Bishweshwor Prasad Khanal Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Bikesh Raut Veterinary Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Gauri Devi Thapa Veterinary Officer, Department of Livestock Services

Shatrughan Sah Assistant Professor, IAAS, Tribhuvan University

Deepak Lamsal Assistant Professor, NPI, Purwanchal University

Griha Mani Nepal PhD scholar, Agriculture and Forestry University

10th ABC2021 Secretariat

Bhuminand Devkota (Organizing Chair)

Subir Singh (Organizing Secretary)

Lok Nath Paudel (Management Committee Chair)

Dipesh Kumar Chhetri (Organizing Committee Member)

Manoj Kumar Shah (Technical Committee Chair)

Rebanta Kumar Bhattarai (Management Committee member)

Nirajan Bhattarai (Technical Committee Member)

Chandra Dhakal (Management Committee member)

Gokarna Gautam (Organizing Co-secretary)

Kiran Pandey (Organizing Co-secretary)