Subas Chandra Dhakal
Nepal Environment Protection Center (NEPC) is a non- governmental, non-profit making organization registered under the Institution Registration Act- 1978 in July 1993. It is dedicated to uplift the socio-economic condition of the poor and disadvantaged section of the society by designing
various income/employment generating activities augmenting participatory process ensuring good
governance in development juncture. NEPC intends to establish cordial relationship with various
national and international, government and non-governmental, bi-lateral and multilateral
organizations and coordinate its program with relevant government line agencies working in the
project areas in cost and time-effective manner.
NEPC has so far completed more than four dozen of projects of the sectors viz. research and studies/
monitoring and evaluation/ baseline studies, training, project service and management, gender and
social inclusion and social mobilization. The discipline covered included agriculture, livestock, dairy,
forestry, energy, water supply and sanitation, natural resource management, management information
system and cooperative. Entrepreneurship and enterprise development has been interlinked in every
project anchoring livelihood in each discipline.
Livelihood with Sustainable Environment and governance
- Provide support services to local bodies, communities on sectors like agriculture, health,
sanitation, nutrition, cottage industries, forestry and alternative energy, and encourage them to
undertake feasible and appropriate enterprises.
- Launch awareness campaign on various issues of ecological and environmental degradation
as a consequences of poverty and development and assist them to conserve local resources for
- Identify and plan various local development programs that protect existing ecology and
environment and to implement them in participatory manner.
- Conduct training, research studies etc in such sectors as sustainable agriculture, forestry,
alternative energy source/technology, public health, nutrition, engineering etc with greater
focus on gender issues, environmental balance and sustainability.
- Coordinate with national and international government and non-governmental organizations
in development juncture.