Dr. Bal Gopal Baidya is a member of New ERA’s Board of Directors. He is an economist by training and has been involved in various kinds of research studies in Nepal. Dr. Baidya is a former member of National Planning Commission of Nepal and has good experience in policy making in Nepal. He has evaluated various programs in Nepal in different field such as agriculture, education, governance, human resources, natural resources, socioeconomic and so on. He has also international experience in evaluating programs. He evaluated an UNICEF program in Mongolia in 2004 and in Laos in 2005. He was involved as a team member of UNDP programs evaluation of 2006 and 2010 and a thematic team member of Nepal Human Development Report 2009. Dr. Baidya is with New ERA since 1972.
Mr. Madhup Dhungana holds M.Sc. degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Tribhuvan University and Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application from AIT, Bangkok. Mr. Dhungna has lead many national level evaluation studies. He has also involved as an evaluation expert in various monitoring and evaluation studies in different field such as education, drinking water and sanitation, gender issues, health and nutrition and so on. He is with New ERA since 1974. During this period he has provided different services in project implementation and technical assistance for various national international organizations. He has also served for New ERA as an Executive Director from 1988 to 1992.
Mr. Jagat Bahadur Basnet is a member of New ERA’s Board of Directors. He holds a Master in Sociology from Tribhuvan University. He has lead various national-level programs and research studies. He has also involved as a monitoring and evaluation expert in different fields such as agriculture, drinking water and sanitation, health and nutrition, natural resources, and so on. Mr. Basnet is with New ERA since 1979.
Mr. Yogendra Prasai is a Senior Research Officer of New ERA. Mr. Prasai holds Master degree in Public Health (MPH) from University of North Carolina,USA and Maser degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Mr. Prasai has lead many national level studies in health sector like Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) 2011, 2016 and Nepal Health Facility Survey (NHFS) 2015. He has also carried out a number of health-policy research and evaluation studies in different field as such health, nutrition, socioeconomic, gender issues, marketing, natural resources and so on. Mr. Prasai is with New ERA since 1980. He has served for New ERA as an Executive Director from 2003 to 2009.
Mr. Sidhartha Man Tuladhar is Senior Research Officer of New ERA. Mr. Tuladhar holds Masters’ degree in Physics from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He has lead various monitoring and evaluation research studies in different field such as bio-gas, community forestry, children and women trafficking, HIV/AID, turbine driven agro-processing mills and community-based traditional technologies in Nepal. He has served for New ERA as an Executive Director from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Tuladhar is with New ERA since 1977.