Project Management and Implementation Team (PMIT)
A full time Project Management and Implementation Team (PMIT) comprising NIC staff under deputation and external human resource hired for the duration of the project under technical assistance provision and will be responsible for the implementation of the project. This will avoid dual role of NIC deputed staff, and focused implementation and administrative and financial management of the project. The National Project Director will be delegated authority from NIC to disburse funds and approve expenditure incurred for the implementation project activities. The Project Manager (PM )- recruited externally will be responsible for the day to day implementation of the project. The PM will report to NPD for project activities. The PMIT will carry out project activities under the direct supervision of NPD. The NPD shall report to and seek guidance from the Secretary of NIC.
Mr. Bhuwan Hari Aryal, National Project Director
Joint Secretary of NIC is the National Project Director. NPD is responsible to oversee the overall implementation of the project. NPD shall be responsible to secretary. NPD shall coordinate between the Secretary and PMIT. NPD shall report to and seek advice and guidance from Secretary.
Mr. Mohan Raj Sharma, Project Manager
Mr. Mohan Raj Sharma has more than 3 decades experiences in the development field of Nepal and worked with several national and international organizations as a development expert. He is Masters in Business Administration and Post Graduated in Regional Planning. Mr. Sharma has worked more than decades in the area of good governance, democracy and decentralization sector as an expert. Similarly he has high level expertise on planning tools and techniques and worked with UNDP Nepal as a Senior Planning Adviser. Mr. Sharma has also worked as a Monitoring Consultant in the DfID/ESP –Nepal. He is well acquainted about the importance of information because of his experiences to work more than 2 years (2004 to 2006) in the UN Mission in Liberia as a PIO (Public Information Officer) and implemented several outreach activities with multiple international agencies. Mr. Sharma has joined SUCHANA-II Project in mid of December 2016 as a Project Manager. He is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of the project. He has to also ensure consistency with project strategy, commitments and goals.
Mr. Santosh Timsina, IT Specialist
Mr. Santosh Timsina has more than 10 years of experience in IT field. He is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and upgradation of NIC systems. He is also responsible to provide training to public officials on management information system. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Menuka Acharya (Paudel), Finance and Administration Officer
Ms. Menuka Acharya brings in more than 8 years of experience to SUCHANA-II. She has previously worked with UNDP NEX project, OXFAM Nepal funded project with Women Skills Creation Center (Makwanpur), PLAN funded projects with Community Welfare Center (Rautahat) and Association of Youth Organization (AYON). She is responsible for the overall finance and administration of SUCHANA-II. Her expertise includes advance skill and knowledge of handling different accounting software and project budgeting. Ms Acharya holds Master in Business Studies from Tribhuwan University.
Mr. Ghamber Bdr. Nepali, M&E Officer
Mr.Ghamber Bdr. Nepali is responsible for designing Monitoring and Evaluation systems and tools and its implementation thorough Suchana project at National Information Commission. Mr. Nepali has completed Masters’ Degree in Political Science from Tribhuvan University. He has nearly 10 years experiences on research, monitoring & evaluation, development and media sector of Nepal. He worked at Plan International Nepal as an Emergency Response Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator before joining at NIC.
Ms. Susmita Hamal, Program Officer
Ms. Susmita Hamal, studied masters in Development Studies form Kathmandu University with seven years of experience in development sector. She has worked in diverse fields of development including child and women rights; monitoring and evaluation; planning and policy with various NGOs, development and academic institutions. Prior to joining NIC she was involved in UNDP's SNPMC Project based at NPC.
Ms. Bishnu Maya Tamang, Office Assistant
Ms. Bishnu Maya Tamang has been associated since SUCHANA-I and has continued in SUCHANA-II. Ms. Tamang is assigned with the responsibility to safeguard equipment, files, documents and supplies for official purposes, assist project team in conducting meeting and programs. She also maintains supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels, anticipate requirements, place and expedite orders, deliver supplies to work stations. Ms. Tamang holds higher secondary education (+2) in management from Vishwo Niketan College.