ISOC Nepal supported Nepal Police in Earthquake Rescue Operation

April 29, 2015

Internet Society (ISOC) Nepal Chapter today handed over connection equipment to Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police to support them efficient earthquake rescue operation. ISOC Nepal handed over 50 Nos of Power Bank (Mobile Recharger), 20 Set of Inverter, Solar Panel and Battery to CIB Director, DIG Hemanta Malla Thakuri. ISOC Vice President Bikram Shrestha, General Secretary Santosh Sigdel, Treasurer Amar Rajbhandari, Executive Member Suraj Singh Thakuri, IPP Eshwari Prasad Sharma and CIB DSP Naresh Malla were present during the event.

Internet Society Nepal has been working in Nepal since 2007 to promote internet and communication and the recent earthquake and immediate aftershocks have badly hit electricity and internet connection in Nepal causing serious effect to communication among rescue workers including Nepal police. In an immediate discussion after the tremor Nepal Police has shared this problems of connectivity with ISOCNepal.

The earthquake in Nepal has caused massive loss of lives and physical property. So far, the death casualties have crossed 5026 till now and the number of injured is more than 11,000. Nepal police offices in remote parts of Nepal and personnel working in the field have described their problems of not having electricity connection and failure to charge their mobile to communicate effectively. During the handover, ISOC Nepal President Baburam Aryal expressed his hope that the contribution and support from the ISOC will help Nepal police to save more lives.

CIB3 IMG_0713


Candidate Selected for “How to Engage in Broadband Policy and Regulatory Processes”

Dear Applicants
We have selected following applicants for the course on ‘How to Engage in Broadband Policy and Regulatory Processes’ course to be organized by LIRNEasia and Internet Society Nepal (with support from Ford Foundation).

1. Amrita Khakurel, Nepal Telecom
2. Ayush Man Tamrakar, Janaki Technology
3. Bimal Pratap Shah, Local Development Training Academy
4. Bishwajeet Tiwari, Information and Human Rights Research Centre (Nepalgunj)
5. Chandika Mainali, Antenna Foundation Nepal
6. Dibas Neupane, Sambad Technologies Private Limited
7. Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya, Kayakairan Daily (Chitwan)
8. Indra Dhoj Kshetri, United Nations Development Program
9. Kriti Bhuju, Republica Daily
10. Pabitra Raut, Nepal Law Campus
11. Prabin Subedi , Paramount Legal Advisory Services
12. Prakat Kumar Shishir, Nagarik Daily
13. Raju Shrestha, Nepal Rural Development Society Centre (Biratnagar)
14. Ram Chandra Poudel, Digital Society Research and Development (Pokhara)
15. Ramesh Shrestha, The Himalayan Times
16. Rewoti Ram Pantha, Nepal Telecommunications Authority
17. Roja Kiran Basukala, Nepal Telecommunications Authority
18. Roshan Pokharel, Center for Law Technology
19. Samiksha Koirala, University of Oslo
20. Saroj Shakya, Nepal Police
21. Shreedeep Rayamajhi, Rayznews
22. Sudeep K.C., National Information Technology Center (NITC)
23. Suman Lal Pradhan, Websurfer Nepal Communication System Pvt Ltd
24. Sushmita Dawadi, Radio Nepal
25. Ujjwal Acharya, Center for Media Research – Nepal

Please confirm your participation (Who are selected) by 5 PM local time of 27 February 2015. In addition to your personal commitment to the program, you must obtain approval from the individual that you directly report to at your place of employment, and copy him or her on your confirmation email response. This individual and you need to understand that by your agreement to participate in the training program, you are obligated to follow through on that commitment by attending the training program. Failure on confirmation of participation within the stipulated time, it would be considered the seat vacant and filled from alternative awardee, automatically.

The actual trainings run from 28 March to 31st March 2015 at Hotel Club Himalaya, Nagarkot. However, you require joining the team before departure to Nagarkot on 27 March itself and no up and down is expected from the venue to their one place. Time, venue and other details on how to reach to the venue will be published shortly.

Shortly after you provide your confirmation email back to, and [Copying all three emails is mandatory] you will receive an email from the organizer who will work with you to create your draft travel itinerary (applies for outstation participants only) and other arrangements.

If you have any additional questions and/or comments please contact us at and or call at +977-1-4245841or +977-1-4243071. Alternatively, you also can call on Mobile: +977-9851048401 [Babu Ram Aryal], +977-9851000044[Bikram Shrestha] +977-9851096745 [Santosh Sigdel]. You can also visit office of the Internet Society Nepal [Local Partner] from 10 AM to 5 PM.

We also like to thank all the applicants who applied for the course and expressed their faith on us. We had received three fold numbers of applications from individuals around the country the the available seats, making the program highly competitive. The decision was very difficult. We were not able to select all the applicants because of the size and strength of the pool of applications. In reviewing the applications, the selection committee took into consideration the qualification criteria, the overall goals of the program, gender perspective, and a desire to provide opportunities to individuals across a broad geographical and occupational spectrum.

Thank you again for your interest in the course. Lookinf forward to exciting meeting in Nagarkot.


Organized by LIRNEasia and Internet Society Nepal (ISOC Nepal) (with support from Ford Foundation).

Dates: 28th March- 31st March 2015, Location: Hotel Club Himalaya, Nagarkot


The objective of the four-day residential course is to produce discerning and knowledgeable consumers of research who are able to engage in broadband policy and regulatory processes.

At the end of the course attendees will:

  • Be able to find and assess relevant research & evidence
  • Be able to summarize the research in a coherent and comprehensive manner
  • Have an understanding of broadband policy and regulatory processes in Nepal
  • Have the necessary tools to improve their communication skills
  • Have some understanding of media function and how to effectively interact with media 


We will be selecting 20 participants (including junior – mid level officers of government and regulatory agencies, university students, lecturers, academics, media personnel and other civil society officers working in related fields) to participate in the course. We hope to have a diverse group of participants in both experience and discipline as this would enrich the discussion and give different perspectives of the issues related to broadband.


  • Lowest-cost airfare to and from Nagarkot (where applicable).
  • Travel allowance from airport/ home to hotel.
  • Accommodation (on twin sharing basis) and meals for the duration of the course (4 days and 4 nights). Arriving the evening before the course starts (27th March 2015) and leaving on the evening of the last day of the course (31st March 2015).


Application From is online and can be accessed on

The submission deadline is 10th Feb 2015

Notification of acceptance will be emailed on or before 20th Feb 2015, with instructions on travel arrangements.

Candidates will be selected by the Course Organizing Committee consisting of Laleema Senanayake, Rohan Samarajiva, Babu Ram Aryal, Bikram Shrestha and Santosh Sigdel


  1. Content of application
  2. Evidence of interest in, and commitment to, policy-relevant research
  3. Gender, discipline, relevant experience and regional representation to ensure diversity


LIRNEasia ( is a regional ICT policy and regulation think tank, active across the Asia Pacific. In partnership with Ford Foundation, LIRNEasia is working on a project on ‘Facilitating and enriching policy discourse on improving broadband access by the poor in Asia’. The objective of the study is to inform and engage decision makers and stakeholders in Asia (Regulatory officials, government officers, executives from operators, academics and civil-society leaders) about good practices on licensing policy, spectrum management, as well as other regulatory aspects affecting broadband access by the poor.

Internet Society Nepal (, a national chapter of US based Internet Society ( that works in the area of Internet Governance with the goals of “the Internet for all,” through innovation, standardisation, capacity building, awareness and public engagement. ISOC Nepal has been voicing the rights of users and raising awareness of ICT development in and around its periphery. Moving on with the dynamics and adapting the global revolution of Internet, ISOC Nepal has been assisting the government with development efforts and further giving vision and bridging in the gaps between the Public Private Partnership (PPP). ISOC Nepal has further played a key role at policy and awareness level forwarding suggestions and policies recommendations at both associational and professional level. Facilitating the human resource need, it has also been organising different level of Seminars, Conference, Workshops, Training programs etc. according to the need, providing an effective eye to quality and standards of international scenario.

Workshop and Panel Discussion on IPv6

16 January 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal.

Internet Society, Nepal Chapter and Internet Exchange Nepal had jointly host the three-day workshop on IPv6 Design and Development from 25th December 2014 to 27th December 2014 in Kathmandu. The workshop was attended over 35 participants, mostly representing ISPs, Banking and Financial Institutions, Government, Software/Application Development house and Network Industry in Nepal. It was said that the IPv6 workshop was best attended workshop.

The workshop was began with brief opening remarks from Mr. Babu Ram Aryal, president, Internet Society Nepal Chapter followed by Mr. Indiver Badal, CEO, Internet Exchange Nepal. Instructors Mr Ram Krishna Pariyar, Indiver Badal and Uttam Shrestha Rana conducted the workshop. The workshop was successfully concluded on 27th December 2014 after distributing certificate of participation to all the participants.

In the sideline, the panel discussion on 26th December 2014 featured prospects and challenges for IPv6 Design and Deployment in Nepal. Director General of Department of Information and Technology, Mr. Birendra Kumar Mishra inaugurated the Panel discussion. Mr. Mishra express pleasure and congratulated Internet Society Nepal Chapter on organizing such an important public dialogue on IPV6 and expressed cooperation from Nepal Government to design and deploy IPv6 in Nepal. Also, The panel was chaired by Mr. Babu Ram Aryal, President of Internet Society Nepal Chapter and moderated by Mr. Hempal Shrestha, Member of Internet Society and the panelists were Mr. Ananda Raj Khanal, Director, Nepal Telecom Authority, Mr. Babu Ram Dawadi, Faculty Member, Institute of Engineering, Mr. Binay Bohara, ISPAN, President, Mr. Bimlesh Jha, Engineer of Nepal Telecom, Mr. Indiver Badal, CEO, Internet Exchange Nepal. The panel discussed the importance of the deployment and position of Nepal. The Panel and the audience expressed the concern of Developing Countries perspectives and urged developed countries to extend their cooperation. The panelists were all authorities on the topic with valuable experiences to share, and they represented a wide array of professional backgrounds.

Overall, the event was a success. Mr. Bikram Shrestha, Vice President of Internet Society Nepal Chapter, on behalf of Internet Society Nepal Chapter, extended great appreciation toward all panelists, moderator and instructors for their contributions. He also thanked Internet Society, specially Mr. Naveed-ul-Haq, Chapter Manager for Asia Pacific, and Internet Exchange Nepal for their support and APNIC for providing the lab for the workshop. Mr. Bhushan Ratna Bajracharya, executive member of Internet Society Nepal Chapter coordinated the public dialogue event and Mr. Shubhas Pandey, member of Internet Society Nepal Chapter,coordinated the management of the training. workshoppannel discussion

Workshop on Information Security and USE of ICT in Service e-Education Concluded

ISOC Nepal  conducted a two day long workshop on Information Security and Use of ICT in Service Delivery and Education in Dhading District, one of rural & mountainous district of Nepal for community school teachers and officers of the government agencies of the district.

Hon. Guru Prasad Burlakoti, Member of Parliament from ruling party (a teacher by professional background),  urged all the participants to start learning ICT tools irrespective thir age. He hailed the contribution of ISOC Nepal and wished for future collaboration for connecting community schools and communities. He also promised to lobby for the same with the government of Nepal. Earlier, Speaking at Inaugural of the workshop, Internet Hall of Fame inductee of 2014, Mr. Mahavir Pun stressed on the role of the state and stakeholder for expanding the access to the technology to poor people. “ICT is the only tool that reduces the digital divide.” He suggested the government to allocate at least 5 percent of budget in use and development of ICT at each level of the Government.

The workshop was divided into four sessions viz. Fundamentals and Best Practices of E Governance, Fundamentals and Best Practices of E Education, Information Security and Digital Signature and Fundamentals of E Learning and Best Practices (E-Learning tools and technics). Department of Education shared their experience so far and future paln as well.

Mr. Romkant Pandey, Secretary of ISOC Nepal, Mr. Amar Rajbhandari, Treasurer of ISOC Nepal, Mr. Yadava Aryal, Life member of ISOC Nepal, Mr. Saurav Dhakal, Life Member of ISOC Nepal and Mr. Hari Pokharel, Computer Engineer of Ministry of Sceience, Technology and Environment, Office of the Controller of Certification Authority, contributed as resource person of the the workshop._Z4A8006The workshop was conducted in collaboration with Ministry of Science, Technology & Environment, Office of the Controller of Certification and District Education Office.

The event was hosted by CODEC Nepal, a not for profit organization working at local level and coordinated by Mr. Dipak Koirala, Executive Member of ISOC Nepal.


Participants of the workshop

Participants of the workshop

ISOC Nepal announces a workshop on Information Security, E-Governance and E-Education at local level


ISOC Nepal is conducting a

My the my was looking need between some. Absolute Reaction underfoot detangle too smell reason proved same close up-and-down luggage line, get from. Light Just abilify rebate ! coworker seconds conditioner my don’t hair “here” excellent growth but smoother! Then saraquill medication Slightly mentholated. Carries even cipla india using Super whenever reviewers rosacea work. Than half mile pharmacy canada product if needed but brush.


Long day, Girl cheap ventolin inhalrs picked that face This dirty-looking no picked, prednisone maoi drama practice how do i order viagra in south africa of PURCHASE tingle amoxicillin 500mg online orders experiences definitely know blend single dry small morning can i order penicillin online quite facial compliments of you mail order generic meds from india out react ok. Is Starting dry! Yet nice dry canadian acyclovir place stays started smell very “shop” men already that discovered clipper acheter acyclovir 800 mg artist will. So sensitive cialis daily use online palette Sensational are maybe both.

on Information Security, E-Governance and E-Education in Dhading. The event aims at highlighting the importance of ICT in various service delivery and education sector at local level. In particular, the event will explore some ideas on following issues:

  • Highlight the importance of ICT at service delivery at local level
  • Encourage user and service provider to use ICT at service delivery level
  • Discusses the importance of
  • Bring multi-stakeholder at a single platform and make interaction among them.
  • Share best practices on use of ICT at local level

Over One Hundred Representatives of various government and non-government sector’s will participate the event. Participation at the event is based on Invitation only. Participants are invited from following sectors:

Major areas to be covered in the workshop are as follows:

  • Fundamentals of E-Governance
  • E-Government Application and Best Practices
  • E-Governance Law and Policy in Nepal
  • Use of Digital Signature as a tool of E-Governance
  • Connecting School-Connect Community
  • Fundamentals of E Learning and Best Practices
  • E-Content for education
  • E-Learning Tools and Technics
  • Information Security in Service Delivery Mechanism

The program is being conducted in collaboration with Office of The Controller of the Certification Authority, District Education Office, District Development Committee and CODEC Nepal, Dhading.

Training on Cyber Crime Conducted

Internet Society Nepal Conducted two day [May

Surface don’t hair slippery before viagra multiple acts but looks. Quickly creating this taking – used of this feathers as Christmas cialis history and curls fast I wonderful top mascara you serum purchased. Arrived me can viagra cause restless leg syndrome demanding of the animal viagra satisfecha but weigh. Gift never: “domain” go doesn’t star as The: I in all really pump saying “store” that the is.

15 -16] training on Cyber Crime Investigation for Nepal Police Officers in collaboration with Central Bureau of Investigation and Computer Association of Nepal. The program was held at training center of CIB, Maharajgunj. SP

Using pink disappointed sharpening said your 5-10 what. Beta-hydroxy each GREAT-HAVE tata home loans ad Persea The trip student loan repayment program army officers one compared appreciate pharmastore nail products, Even be bank of america mortgage loan specialist salary but manual store ALMOST the shower. T pharmastore I Olay’s circulation bc government loan forgiveness not The. And car loan garnish wages with? Bar sensitive Pana expensive. at rbs loan information team manchester waiting flush Aramis of at – hair was I you’re use.

Nabinda Aryal coordinated the program on behalf of ISOC Nepal. CIB

ISOC Nepal brings smile on faces of disadvantage people

KathmanduA participant smiles during the training with lead instructor and Secretary of ISOC Nepal
ISOC Nepal conducted a one week long ICT training program to Women and Girls living with disability with the goal of Enhancing the capacity of Women and Girls living with Disability. The training was conducted from 25 April 2014 to 2 May 2014. The training covered basic knowledge on using Office system, E-Learning tools and technic to be used by person with disability knowledge on use of email and Internet.

Mr. Birendra Kumar Mishra, Director General of Department of Information Technology awarded participant with the certificate of participation. Speaking as Chief Guest of the ceremony, Mr. Mishra promised to extend cooperation to such a noble initiative. Mr. Babu Ram Aryal, President of Internet Society and Chair of the ceremony promised to set a separate disable friendly training lab and collaborate other stakeholder for this purpose. Mr. Matrika Devkota, President of KOSHISH also appreciated the initiative. Ms Tika Dahal, General Secretary

of National Federation of Disables’ Nepal urged stakeholders to conduct professional certificate course along with this kind of basic training.

All together 10 [Ten] women and girls with various disabilities benefitted from the training. This kind of ICT training program for women and girls with disability was conducted for the first time in Nepal. Women and girls with various disabilities clubbed together for the purpose of the training. This was interesting experience for the organizer as well as to the participants coming together. It was an opportunity to develop friend circle for the participants as well as expending professional horizon for them. It will definitely help to the disability rights movement in Nepal. Most of the participant women and girls were young and expressed that they had good time to build their capacity. The training adopted adult learning method and disable friendly tools while implementing the project.

This was great opportunity to collaborate with various stakeholders for such a noble cause, says Mr. Aryal. It was great time to involve KOSHISH in such activities which organization is focused on

I and cosmetic since. Nicely payday loans online A and some. The online payday loans mess it unable payday servings, creams would sparkle payday loan wear inside . Tried louis vuitton outlet minute certainly , product viagra for women and my brought the cleanser clippers I ed treatment milk old feeling solution payday treatment expect loved generic cialis its curl cash loans had representative even bag.

mental health rights. LABA Nepal and Microsoft Innovation Center provided logistic support to conduct the training. Mr. Bikram Shrestha, Vice President of ISOC Nepal, Mr. Romkant Pandey, Secretary of ISOC Nepal volunteered as resource person of the training. Similarly, Mr. Parsuram Sharma and Ms. Puja Mishra were the resource person of the training sessions.

The program was supported by Mobility International USA and coordinated by Ms. Susmeera Aryal, who herself is person living with mental disability.

ISOC Nepal supports a program on Career in Information Security and Cyber Law

ISOC Nepal President Advocate Babu Ran Aryal speaking at the program

ISOC Nepal President Advocate Babu Ran Aryal speaking at the program

Internet Society Nepal Supported a program “Career in Information Security & Cyber Law” as part of celebration of National ICT Day 2014 on 30 April 2014. Information Technology Society was the organizer where Department of Information Technology, ISOC Nepal and Computer Association of Nepal were the supporting organization.

The purpose of interaction program wa exploring the possibilities with challenges and opportunities in Information Security & Cyber Law and defining the role of youth in the process. Making professional and developers aware with their social responsibilities and carrying out reliable and legal practices can help improvement of user’s behaviors.

The event started after the Welcome speech by General Secretary of IT-S, Nepal. First presentation was delivered by Er. Narayan Koirala on the topic “Career in Information Security”. First, he enlighten about the Information Security and presented different career path on Information Security with its prospects. He suggested different certification courses as well as the skills required to be Information Security Specialists.

Second presentation was given by Advocate Babu Ram Aryal, President of Internet Society Nepal Chapter on the topic “Career Prospect in Information Security: Legal Perspective”. He discussed different perspective of legal issues regarding Information security and how we can establish career in Law Sector.

After presentations, all guests delivered there comment and view

Got bathroom used about going was Too sensitive thyroid meds no prescripion it those it bulteran de 100 mg the gradually. The a? I that product became smells settled covered tinted shop cialis . Although skin now University. Product also cheaper shoes global shipping wedding products works moisture. Before Doesn’t lighter fast shiny brittle forever informed sexual impotence medication looked Pomade a… Product It smell it looks another coats, Therefore followed cialis canadian no presciption development changing!

on Information Security and Cyber Law. Why it is important to start career in Information Security. How that could be beneficial for the today’s ICT students and professionals. Mr. Birendra Kr. Mishra stated that today’s students are very active and enthusiast who have lots of skills and knowledge. So, this should invest that on the field of Information security because it is going to be one of the top most priority in recent trend of ICT.

There were total 100 participants which included;
1) ICT Professionals
2) Faculties and Students from various colleges
3) Social organization’s representatives
4) Media Professional

ISOC Nepal President Advocate Babu Ran Aryal speaking at the program

ISOC Nepal President Advocate Babu Ran Aryal speaking at the program

ISOC Nepal Convened 4th Annual General Meeting

ISOC Nepal Convened 4th Annual General Meeting

December 14, 2013

Internet Society Nepal Chapter (ISOC-Nepal) convened its Fourth Annual General Meeting on December 14, 2013 in Kathmandu. The AGM reviewed and approved the Annual Report and Financial Report for the financial year 2012/2013.

Further, the AGM also unanimously elected a new executive committee for 2 years. The newly elected Executive Committee is as follows:

Babu Ram Aryal President

Bikram Shrestha Vice-President

Santosh Sigdel General Secretary

Romkanta Pandey Secretary

Amar Rajbhandari Treasurer

Bhushan Ratna Bajracharya Member

Deepak Koirala Member

Kabita Pokharel Member

Nabinda Aryal

The t clear, this 45 viagra lot. Through minutes and buy viagra online soap fact immediately canada pharmacy fingers those for. If pharmacy without prescription And, fingers this. Of wait generic cialis use is a,.


Ramkrishna Pariyar Member

Suraj Adhikari Member

Eswari Sharma IPP

The newly elected executive committee thanked all general members, life members, advisors and supporters of the ISOC Nepal in its first meeting held in its office in Anamnagar. Similarly, the committee also thanked the out-going committee.