On the occasion of Nepal’s 8th National Science Day, a webinar on “Technology Transfer: Position and Prospects of RETs in Nepal” was organized by the Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), Kathmandu University (KU), Tribhuvan University-Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (TU-RECAST), and Renewable Energy Confederation of Nepal (RECON) on September 28, 2020 via Zoom Virtual Meeting.

CPSC Director General Dr. Ramhari Lamichhane graced the webinar as one of the presenters, wherein he laid out his insights on Greening TVET for Sustainable Development. He was joined by the former Environment, Science and Technology Minister Er. Ganesh Shah, as well as other distinguished guests and resource speakers from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), KU, and AEPC.

The webinar tackled topics such as Nepal’s current situation in terms of technological development and capabilities. It also touched on the challenges that they face in keeping up with the advances in Renewable Energy Technologies (RET). It is envisioned that through this webinar, the coherence between these stakeholders through amicable policies will be catalyzed to reap positive results for the countries. This is in light of the current system wherein activities between the academia, research centers, and the private sector is needing calibration.