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With its auspicious goal to produce competent and efficient human resource that can be instrumental in conservation and management of biodiversity, environment and natural resources and  development of rural communities, the IOF-PC, with the help of its enthusiastic teaching faculty and spirited staff, has always endeavored to ameliorate its academic environment and administer well designed educational programs that can address the current needs of the country  and the globe in forestry and allied fields. It is committed to satisfying student's quest for knowledge and pragmatic skills that will make all the difference in their professional career. The IOF-PC is currently running the following academic programs:

  1. Master of Science in Forestry
  2. Master of Science in Natural Resource Management and Rural Development (NRMRD)
  3. Master of Science in Watershed Management (WM)
  4. Master of Science in Community Forestry (CF)
  5. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Forestry

Beside regular academic programs, it also conducts short-term national and international training and workshops in Forestry and allied subjects.

Hom Bahadur Chhetri

Name: Hom Bahadur Chhetri

Position: Assistant Professor

Subject: Economics

Department: Department of Basic Science and Humanities


  • 2015: M.Phil (Economics), Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • 2009: M.A. (Economics), Department of Economics, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • 1998: B.Sc. (Physics), Prithivi Narayan Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


Book: Managerial Economics and Public Policy Analysis (MBS level)


  1. Liberalization and globalization: Views, Percepts, key issues and nature (published from Nepal Rastra Bank)
  2. Foreign direct investment in Nepal (published from Nepal Rastra Bank)
  3. Poverty in Nepal (published from Nepal Rastra Bank)
  4. Foreign Aid in Nepal (published from Nepal Rastra Bank)


  • Workshop on Research methodology in economics organized by department of Economics
  • Empirical modeling and data analysis using R
  • Summer School in Environment and Resource Economics organized by SANDEE and ICIMOD
  • Eleventh South Asian Training on CGE Modeling organized by SAWTEE.

Areas of Expertise and Competences

  • Thematic expertise areas: Economics, econometrics, statistical analysis, environmental valuation and ecosystem services

Contact Details

Phone: +977 9841981787(cell.)
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

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