• Building resilience in a fragile land

  • Embracing the Future of Human Development and Innovation

  • Leveraging Economic Geography

  • Informing policy for shared growth

About Us

Introduction

During more than three and half decades of its existence since its establishment in 1979, the Institute for Integrated Development Studies (IIDS) has had a rewarding track record. IIDS has built a formidable reputation of a premier think tank for Nepal accomplishing its assigned tasks to research and advocacy. It was established with a vision to become Nepal’s leading nonpartisan private independent research institute committed to holistic and sustainable development based on human values. IIDS continues its pursuit towards achieving the following four objectives: more....

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Core Staff

Dr. BISHNU DEV PANT
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Dr. ARUN R. JOSHI
Director, Center for Human Development and Innovation
Dr. NAYAN KRISHNA JOSHI
Senior Economist
Mr. SHANKAR ARYAL
SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
Mr. DEVENDRA SHRESTHA
SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCE OFFICER
MR. MADHU RAM MAHARJAN
PROGRAM OFFICER
Mr.PANKAJ KOIRALA
ECONOMIST
Mr.PRAMOD RIJAL
ECONOMIST
Er. ANUJ BHANDARI
SYSTEM ANALYST
Mr. SAURAB SHRESTHA
Economist
Mr. PRABIN DHAKAL
Statistician
Ms. SHAILIE RIMAL
ECONOMIST
Ms. ROSHANI BHUJEL
ECONOMIST
Ms. BINISHA NEPAL
Economist, Center for Human Development and Innovation
Ms. SILAM RANJIT
DOCUMENTATION OFFICER

Governing Council

DR.MOHAN MAN SAINJU
CHAIRPERSON
DR. MAHESH BASKOTA
TREASURER
DR. BHEKH BAHADUR THAPA
LIFE MEMBER
DR.RAM PRATAP SAH
MEMBER
PROF. SUBAS K.C
MEMBER
DR. BIPIN ADHIKARI
MEMBER
DR. BISHNU DEV PANT
MEMBER SECRETARY