Prithvi Narayan Campus, Pokhara, Nepal

Department of Botany & Microbiology

The Institute of Science & Technology at PN Campus was started in the year 2025 BS. In the same year, the Department of Biology was established in PN Campus and Dr. Radheshyam Kayasthya was the Chairman until 2037 BS. From 2038 BS to 2044 BS, Prakash Jung Shah was appointed as the Chairman of the Department of Biology.

In 2045 BS, the B.Sc programme was launched for the first time in the campus. The Department of Biology was separated into two departments: the Department of Botany and Department of Zoology. The Department of Botany was then headed by Dr. Kayastha till 2060 BS. After that, Govinda Prasad Paudyal served as Head of the department. Now, the Department of Microbiology has also been kept under the Department of Botany and is headed by Prof. Dr. Chandra Bahadur Thapa.

Initially, the faculty members who worked together with the Department of Biology were Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Usha Budathoki, Ram Kumar Gupta, Geeta Rajbhandri, Sudha Sharma, Rajendra Kumar Batajoo, Ram Prasad Rauniyar, Lalit Narayan Mandar and Laxmi Shrestha.

Prof. Dr. Chandra Bahadur Thapa
Department of Botany & Microbiology
Institute of Science and Technology
Prithvi Narayan Campus (Tribhuvan University)
Bhimkali Patan, Bagar
Pokhara, Nepal
Phone: +977-98460-37888
Email: [email protected]

The Faculty Members Directory

S.No.NameTitleAdmin TitleCV
1. Dr. Chandra Bahadur Thapa Professor
2. Om Prasad Dwa Associate Professor Dept. Head
3. Kohiboor Bataju Lecturer
4. Shanti Devi Shakya Associate Professor
5. Narayan Dutta Bastakoti Lecturer
6. Santosh Sharma Chalise Lecturer
7. Dr. Babu Ram Poudel Lecturer
8. Kalyan Panta Teaching Assistant
9. Hom Nath Pathak Teaching Assistant
10. Bishnu Prasad Parajuli Teaching Assistant
11. Krishna Gurung Adjunct Faculty
12. Hari Lal Upadhyay Teaching Assistant
13. Kamal Singh Khadka Adjunct Faculty
14. Momila Khaling Rai Adjunct Faculty
15. Rekha Poudel Adjunct Faculty
16. Kalpana Gautam Adjunct Faculty
17. Ganga Sagar Bhattarai Adjunct Faculty
18. Dipendra Nath Poudel Adjunct Faculty