Dr. Rajan Binayek Pasa

Name: Rajan Binayek Pasa

Title: Lecturer

Temporary Address: Kirtipur Municipality Ward Number 06, Thapagaun, Kathmandu.

Permanent Address: Sarumarani Rural Municipality, Ward Number 01, Bangesal, Pyuthan.

Email: rajan.pasa@cdrd.tu.edu.np

Cell Number: +9779860625432

Academic Degree:

.PhD in Education: Interfaces between Education, Tourism and Rural Development (Thematic analysis), Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Education

. PhD in Rural Development: Benefit Analysis of Ecotourism in Nepal (Multivariate analysis), Tribhuvan University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

. MPhil in Development Studies (Distinction Division) from Kathmandu University, School of Education

. Master in Rural Development (Distinction Division) from CDRD, TU

. B. A. in Sociology & Tourism, TU (Mahendra Multiple Campus, Dang)

Educational/Research Grant and Scholarship:

. Faculty research grant (FRG-77/78-H&S-1) awarded by UGC, Nepal in 2021

. Small Research Development and Innovation grant (SRDI-75/76-H & S–3) awardedby UGC in 2019

. Mini research grant awarded by Rector Office (Center for Research), TU in 2017

. PhD thesis writing support grant awarded by UGC in 2016

. MPhil thesis writing grant awarded by University Grants Commission (UGC) Nepal in 2014

. Department topper scholarship awarded by CDRD, TU in 2011

Capacity & Skill Development Training:

Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) in Kathmandu University, School of Education

. 20th December – 31st December 2010: 108 Hours Training of Trainers (TOT) in Training Institute for Technical Instruction (TITI).

. 16th January – 26th January 2011: Social Mobilization in Kathmandu Training Center (KTC).

. 27th January – 2nd February 2011: Participatory Rural Appraisal Training in KTC.

. 3rd February – 10th February 2011: Project Proposal & Report Writing Training in KTC.

. 13th February – 17th February 2011: Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation Training in KTC.

Professional and Working Life Struggle:

. 10th July, 2017 to date: Assistant Professor, Central Department of Rural Development, Tribhuvan University (TU), Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

. Coordinator, Self-Study Report Preparation Committee of CDRD formed under Quality Assurance Accreditation (QAA), University Grants Commission. Sanothimi, Bhaktapur. January, 2017 to Date

. Copy Managing Editor, Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies (NJDRS). A Publication of CDRD. Registered in Nepal Online Journals (NepJOL) January, 2017 to Date

. Copy Managing Editor, NUTA Journal, NJ: NUTA. A Publication of Nepal University Teachers’ Association (NUTA). Registered in NepJOL. January, 2017 to Date

. Work as Renewable Energy, Technology and Livelihood Expert at South Asia Institute of Research and Development (SAIRAD Nepal), Kathmandu (15th November, 2017 to Date)

. August 2012 to date:  Key advisor in Namuna Dhami Community Development Organization (Local NGO), Bangesal-Pyuthan.

. June 2011 to date: Advisor in Buddha Marg Youba Club (Local NGO), Nakhipot-Lalitpur.

. November 2011- November 14: Marketing and farm management in Ideal Farmer Group, Kirtipur-6, Thapagaun, Kathmandu.

. April 2011 – October 2011: Volunteer co-trainer in KTC, Balkumari- Lalitpur.

. March 2011 to till date: Key Member Nepal Rural Development Society (District Level NGO), Nakhipot-Lalitpur

. March 2005 – May 2007: Facilitator and institutional member in Rapti Basin Development Society (Local NGO), Bangesal-Pyuthan.

· April 1992 – May 2004: Worked as a store keeper, manager and waiter in hotels & restaurants in major tourism destinations of India.

Professional Work

. Worked as team leader for preparing hand book of SDG Localization in Nepal under Provincial and Local Governence Support Program of PLGSP Office  in 2021

. Worked as an planning expert for preparing conservation, cultural and tourism development plan of 44 Municipalities under Integrated Urban Development Planning (IUDP) (15th November, 2018 to 25th February, 2019

. Sapkota, M. & Pasa, R. B. (2019). Final evaluation and capitalization of PEAK project. (Unpublished Field Report). Lalitpur: Submitted to We World Onlus, Nepal.

. Work as Central Field Supervisor of Research project, Food Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Survey, 2018. Research Study Conducted by International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Central Department of Rural Development, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur (10th March to 30th April, 2018)

International Journal Article

. Pasa, R. B. (2021). Interfaces between education and rural development assets in

Panchmul, Nepal. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 26, Issue 3, Series 9 (March. 2021), 28-43

. Bhattrain, N. R. & Pasa, R. B. (2021). Administrative functions of local governance in Godavari Municipality, Lalitpur, Nepal. International Journal of Research-GRANTHAALAYAH, 9(4), 195-215. doi: 10.29121/granthaalayah.v9.i4.2021.3835

. Pasa, R. B. (2020). Performance evaluation of Amaltari bufferzone community homestay, Nawalpur. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 25(7, Series 4), 01-10. doi: 10.9790/0837-2507040110

. Pasa, R. B. & Bishwokarma, J. B. (2020). Microeconomic analysis of remittance in Mulabari village of Galchhi, Nepal. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 25(3), 20-26. doi:10.9790/0837-2503042026

. Pasa, R. B. & Regmi, B. (2020). Performance evaluation of Devisthan cooperative vegetable farming project of Gandaki Province, Nepal. International Journal for Social Development, 7(1), 154-169. Institute for Social Development and Research. 

. Pasa, R. B. (2020). My educational and professional life struggles: Autoethnographic reflections. Journal of Social Reality, 6(4), 116-129. Institute for Social Development and Research. 

. Pasa, R. B. (2019). Use of remittance in Bima village of Malika rural Municipality of Myagdi, Nepal. International Journal of Current Advanced Research, 8(9), 2319-6505. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2019.3845

. Pasa, R. B. & Adhikari, D. (2019). Ecotourism in changing the lives of bufferzone People: The case from Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nepal. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 24(10), 14-22. doi: 10.9790/0837-2410101422

National Journal Article

. Pasa, R. B. (2020). Tourism in Nepal: The Models for Assessing Performance of Amaltari Bufferzone Community Homestay in Nawalpur. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural studies, 17, 51-64. doi:https://doi.org./10.3126/njdrs.v17i0.34952

. Pandit, B. & Pasa, R. B. (2020). Contribution of skill test in employment among short term vocational training graduates. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural studies, 17, 1-12. doi:https://doi.org./10.3126/njdrs.v17i0.34947

. Pasa, R. B. & Kharel, S. (2020). Changing role of the University Teachers: An agenda for transformative education. Tribhuvan University Journal, 35(1), 149-162. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/tuj.v35i1.35878

. Pasa, R. B., Giri, S. & Dani, N. (2020). Safe motherhood practices in Panch Pokhari Thangpal rural municipality. Research Nepal Journal of Development Studies,3(2), 93-101. doi:https://doi.org/10.3126/rnjds.v3i2.34496

. Pasa, R. B. (2019). My Journey from a Waiter to a Lecturer (Revised Version). Education Quarterly,3(1),87-102. Publication of Dean’s Office, Faculty of Education, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu.

. Adhikari, D. & Pasa, R. B. (2019). Consumer Committees in Tensions? A Intrepretive Case of Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies Volume 16,. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/njdrs.v16i0.31531

. Pasa, R. B. (2019). Transformative Role of Education: An Autoethnographic Reflection. Research Nepal Journal of Development Studies, 2(1), 94-111. doi:https://doi.org/10.3126/rnjds.v2i1.25271

. Pasa, R. B. (2018). Technological Interventions in Agriculture Development: A Case from Lele Village of Godavari Municipality, Lalitpur. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies, 14(1&2), 86-97. Author. doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njdrs.v14i1-2.19652

. Pasa, R. B. (2018). My Journey from a Waiter to a Lecturer. NUTA Journal, 6 (1&2), 47-56. Nepal University Teachers’ Association. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/nutaj.v6i1-2.23228

. Pasa, R. B. (2018). Social Capital and Local Development Activities: A Rural Development Perspective. Research Nepal Journal of Development Studies, 1(2), 96-115. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/rnjds.v1i2.22429

. Pasa, R. B. & Garbuja, B. P. (2018). We are looking for Privatization or Private Sector Involvement in Education. Journal of Interdisciplinary, 7, 10-17. Publication of Gupteshwor Mahadev Multiple Campus, Chhorepatan, Pokhara, Nepal.

. Rimal, R. & Pasa, R. B. (2018). Motivational Factors for Women Employment in Vyas Municipality of Tanahu District, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Development and Rural Studies Volume 15, doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/njdrs.v15i0.31602

. Pasa, R. B. (2017). Role of Capacity/Skill Development Trainings in Rural Livelihood: A Case Study of Hapur, Dang. Journal of Training and Development, 3, 41-49. Author. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jtd.v3i0.18229

. Garbuja, B. P. & Pasa, R. B (2016). Role of Technical & Vocational Education and Training in Women Empowerment: A Case from Bima VDC of Myagdi District, Nepal. Journal of Training and Development, 2, 33-41. Author. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jtd.v2i0.15436

. Pasa, R. B. (2015). Short term vocational skill test in Nepalese contexts. Journal of Training and Development, 1, 54-61. Author. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/jtd.v1i0.13091

. Chaudhary, P. K. & Pasa, R. B. (2015). Agriculture Education for Rural Development in Nepal. Journal of Training and Development, 1, 38-45. Author. doi: https://doi.org/10.3126/jtd.v1i0.13089

. Pasa, R. B. (2013). Teaching Profession, Training and Educational System in Nepal: A Critical Perspective. Saraswoti Sorna Smarika, 122-134. Published by Saraswoti Higher Secondary School, Chava- Pyuthan

Mini Research Work:

. Pasa, R. B. & Kharel, S. (2021). Use of Remittance and Coronavirus Pandemic in Nepal.

. Pasa, R. B. (2019). Performance Evaluation of Amaltari Bufferzone Community Homestay of Kawasoti Municipality, Nawalpur

. Pasa, R. B. (2017). Mini research grant (Use of Remittance in Bima Village of Myagdi District

. Pasa, R.B. (2014). Assessing Social Capital and Local Development Activities in Thapagaun, Kirtipur of Kathmandu District. An Unpublished Field Report Submitted to Nepal Rural Development Society, Nakhipot-Lalitpur.

. Pasa, R.B. (2013). Evaluating Targeted Budget Program in Hapur VDC of Dang District. An Unpublished Report Submitted to DDC, Dang.

. Pasa, R.B. (2012). Impact of Family Planning Services in Hapur VDC of Dang. An Unpublished Report Submitted to DDC, Dang.

Conference:

· First International Conference on Transformative Educational Research and Sustainable Development, October 21-23, 2016, Dhulikhel. Experiencing Transformative Role of Education: Reflection from my thoughtful educational and working life struggles. www.kusoed.edu.np/ter2016

Skills:

. Computer:Basic in Windows Application, Ms- word, Excel and Power Point

. SPSS: complex sample analysis plan, complex sampling plan, composite index, relationships test, significant difference test, power analysis, factor analysis, logistic regression model, multiple regression model and discriminant function model or cluster analysis

. Technical: Journal copy managing editor, article review, APA, project design and evaluation

Areas of Interest:

. Education, Teaching and Learning Philosophy

. Comparative Education and Transformative Role of Education

. Social Sciences and Humanities

. Research Methodology (thematic analysis and multivariate analysis)

. Ecotourism and Agriculture Development

. Population, Migration and Remittance

. Local development planning