Dr. Mahendra Subba
Dr.ing. in Town and Regional Planning (2003) from
Norwegian University of Science nd Technology (NTNU) at
Masters of City Planning (MCP) (1998) from University
of California at Berkeley with concentration on Land Use
Planning and electives consisting of Transportation
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honors (1984) at
University of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India.
1995: Two-week Training Workshop in Urban Development held
at Asian Institute of Technology (AlT), Bangkok, Thailand.
1994: Two-month Training in Energy and Environment at
University of Twente, Holland.
1993: Two-month Training in Construction Management at Lund
1991: Eleven-month long Post-Graduate Diploma in Earthquake
Engineering at Building Research Institute, Tsukuba,
1989: Two-week SAARC Training in Low Cost Housing at
National Engineering Research and Development Center,
Colombo, Sri Lanka.
2003 till today: Senior Planner of Physical Planning and Urban Development
Section at Department of Urban
Development and Building Construction.
Chief Adviser to Kathmandu Metropolitan City in
Implementing Dhobikhola Corridor Improvement Project.
Visiting guest at Department of Architecture and Urban
Planning in the Institute of Engineering, Lalitpur.
1998-2000: Town Controller of Lalitpur district in the Kathmandu Valley.
1994-1996: Town Controller of the Kathmandu district in the Kathmandu
1992-1994: Project Chief of the Kathmandu Valley Cultural and Religious Site
1984-1989: Project Chief of Chame Staff Quarters Building Project
in Chame, Manang.
Achievements: Received a Norwegian Government funded quota scholarship in
2000 to pursue Dr.ing degree in the Norwegian University of
Science and Technology at Trondheim.
Nominated for a Fulbright scholarship in 1995 by the
United States Educational Foundation in Nepal to pursue
Masters Degree at University of California, Berkeley.
Received a Sewa Padak (Service Medal) from His Majesty the
King in 1990 in recognition of accomplishment achieved in the
Building and Infrastructure Development Project in Manang.
Received a Colombo Plan scholarship in 1978 from the
Government of India to pursue 3achelor of engineering degree
From University of Jodhpur in India.
Publications: Presented a research paper titled "Agriculture Land
Fragmentation: A Precursor to Urban Sprawl - A Case of the
Kathmandu Valley" in World Planning Conference, Shanghai
Presented an article on Gangabu Land Readjustment
Project as a best practice in urban development for the
World Habitat II Conference in Istanbul in 1996.
Prepared a report of Chame Staff Quarters Building Project in
1986 that also included approaches to construction management
in mountainous regions of Nepal.
Contributed to preparation of the Long-term Development
Plan of the Kathmandu Valley.
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