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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.

World Wildlife Day 2020 Celebration – SOWREC

Society for Wildlife Research and Conservation ( SOWREC ) , Institute of Forestry , Pokhara Campus, Pokhara had organized a series of program including Awareness Rally, Flash mob, Speech Competition and Sketch Competition on 3rd March, 2020 to celebrate the auspicious occasion of “World Wildlife Day 2020”. The program was conducted under the chairmanship of Ms. Alisha Sharma and Assistant Campus Chief of IOF, Dr. Bishnu Prasad Devkota was invited as the chief guest of the program.

 Objectives of the Event

  • To encourage students to proceed towards wildlife conservation through sketch and speech competition.
  • To develop skills highly relevant to wildlife.
  • To create awareness among the public on wildlife and their importance.
  • To develop leadership quality and public speaking skill of students.
  • To meet curiosity of participants about wildlife related issues and challenges.

 Event Overview

 Awareness Rally and Flash mob:

 Awareness rally was conducted from Shahid chowk to Hallan chowk  with  about 100 participants  to bring the awareness about the wildlife conservation with major slogans as “Save Nature Save Future”, “Animal abuser is a loser”, “Let’s go wild for wildlife”, “Speak for ones without a voice”. Also, the Flash mob related with wildlife conservation had been shown by 30 participants using face mask of wild animals at Hallanchowk and Chipledhunga.

Speech competition:

Speech competition on the title “Forest fire and its impact on wildlife” was conducted successfully under the co- ordination of  Dristi Chad. Total 10 students were participated in the competition. Mr. Surya Maharjan ( Asst. Professor, IOF) and Mr. Uday Kumar Singh ( Asst. Professor, IOF) were present as judge.

Winners of Speech Competition :

  • 1st = Ashmita Upadhaya
  • 2nd = Angel Kattel
  • 3rd = Shila Gurung

Sketch competition Result Announcement:

Sketch competition on the theme of World wildlife day 2020 i.e “Sustaining all life on Earth”   was conducted under the coordination of Ganga Kandel and result was announced right after speech competition. Total 35 participants had been provided with Sketch paper(stamped with logo) and pencil.

 Winners of Sketch competition:

  • 1st =Dipa Gurung
  • 2nd =Bivek Shrestha
  • 3rd =Anu Rana Magar

Here are some Photo plates of the Program

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