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

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

Govinda Prasad Sharma Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal

Sharada Thapaliya Registrar, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Deepak Bhandari Executive Director, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal

Damayanti Shrestha Director General, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

Swoyam Prakash Shrestha Acting Chairman, Nepal Veterinary Council, Nepal

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

Nanda Prakash Joshi Professor, Michigan State University, USA

Sital Kaji Shrestha President, Nepal Veterinary Association

Shreeram Prasad Neupone President, Nepal Animal Science Association

Tek Bahadur Thapa President, Nepal Dairy Science Association, Nepal

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

Lok Nath Paudel Joint-Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal

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

Umesh Dahal Project Director, Nepal Livestock Sector Innovation Project, Nepal

Narayan Sharma Chief Livestock Development Officer, National Livestock Breeding Office

Manoj Kumar Shah Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Dipesh Kumar Chhetri Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Nirajan Bhattarai Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Surya Paudel Senior Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

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

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

Chandra Dhakal Senior Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

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

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

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

Lok Nath Paudel Joint-Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal

Neena Amatya Gorkhali Senior Scientist, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal

Shiva Chandra Dhakal Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

Nirajan Bhattarai Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University

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

Gokarna Gautam Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Himal Luitel Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Shanker Raj Barsila Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Mukul Upadhyaya Senior Veterinary Officer, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

Khagendra Sapkota Senior Livestock Development Officer, National Livestock Breeding Office, Nepal

Kiran Pandey Livestock Development Officer, Department of Livestock Services, Nepal

Shatrughan Shah Assistant Professor, IAAS, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Griha Mani Nepal PhD Scholar, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

IT Committee

Rebanta Kumar Bhattarai (Chair) Associate Professor, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Ishwori Prasad Pandey Acting chief, Agriculture Information and Training Center, Nepal

Pujan Bashyal IT Officer, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Santosh Aryal IT Consultant, ABC2021

Sumit Sharma MVSc Scholar, Agriculture and Forestry University, Nepal

Nabin Baral IT Technician, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Nepal

10th ABC2021 Secretariat

Bhuminand Devkota (Organizing Chair)

Subir Singh (Organizing Secretary)

Gokarna Gautam (Organizing Co-Secretary)

Lok Nath Paudel (Organizing Committee Member)

Dipesh Kumar Chhetri (Organizing Committee Member)

Manoj Kumar Shah (Technical Committee Chair)

Rebanta Kumar Bhattarai (IT Committee Chair)

Nirajan Bhattarai (Technical Committee Member)