Major activities of the society

A book entitled “Plant Diversity in Nepal” was published by the society with updated information on plant resources of Nepal. The book was launched on the Inaugural session of National Conference 2020 at Biratnagar by Mr. Sherdhan Rai, the Chief Minister of Province No. 1 and reviewed by Dr. Kamal Krishna Joshi, Former Vice Chancellor of Tribhuvan University and Former Chairman of the University Grants Commission.

A National Conference on “Integrating Biological Resources for Prosperity” was organized on February 6-7, 2020 by the Botanical Society of Nepal in collaboration with Nepal Biological Society, Biratnagar and the Government of Nepal, the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Kathmandu, and the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, Province No. 1, Biratnagar.

A book “Botanists of Nepal, Directory 2020” was published by the Society in collaboration with the Department of Plant Resources. The book was launched at the third AGM of society (December 4, 2020) by Dr. Kamal Krishna Joshi (former TU Vice Chancellor) and reviewed by Professor Emeritus Dr. Pramod Kumar Jha.

A talk program on “Botany and Budha: The Plants in Lumbini” and “Important Plants in Lumbini area” was delivered by Dr. Mark F. Watson and Prof. Mohan Siwakoti respectively on March 1, 2019 at Thapathali, on the occasion the Honourary membership of the Botanical Society of Nepal was awarded to Dr. Mark. F. Watson, Chief Editor of Flora of Nepal, Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh, UK.

A talk program on “Gurjo Plant for present Pandemic: Health Benefits and Safety Concern” was delivered by Dr. Rajendra Gywali, Associated Professor of Kathmandu University on October 22, 2020.

A book “Integrating Biological Resources for Prosperity” (proceedings of National Conference) was jointly published by Botanical Society of Nepal, Nepal Biological Society and Department of Plant Resources. The book was launched by Dr. Pem Narayan Kandel, Secretary of the Ministry of Forests and Environment, and reviewed by Prof. Dr. Sangeeta Rajbhandary, on June 30, 2021.

 

Updated date: 30 August, 2021