A National level Training on ‘‘Flood Hazard Modeling and Sediment Monitoring, and Database Management” has been successfully completed from 09-15 November 2016. A seven days long residential training was held in Nagarkot, Bhaktapur.

A total of 22 national level officials from Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Department of Soil Conservation and Watershed Management (DSCWM), Department of Water Induced Disaster Management (DWIDM), President Churia Terai Madhesh Conservation Development Board (PCTMCDB), Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES) – Tribhuwan University and Institute of Engineering (IoE) – Tribhuwan University attended the training.

The training was structured to deliver hands-on sessions about the flood hazard modeling, sediment monitoring and database management of Churia originating river system as envisioned by the Sediment Monitoring Protocols. This is expected to help for institutionalization of the Sediment Monitoring Protocols among the line agencies. The training was focused more on to deliver practical knowledge and skills of analyzing potential flash flood, river cutting and inundation from the Churia originating river system by using HEC RAS. Dr. Narendra Man Shakya, Mr. Rajendra Bahadur Chettri and Dr. Govind Acharya teamed together to undertake the training.