October 23, 2021, Saturday
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Nepal Academy’s annual report handed over to PM Deuba

The Nepal Weekly
October 5, 2021

The Annual Report of Nepal Academy for Fiscal Year 2019/20 has been handed over to Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba amidst a function the other day. PM Deuba is also the Chief Patron of the Academy.    

Nepal Academy Chancellor Prof Ganga Prasad Uprety presented the Report at a ceremony organised at the Prime Minister’s official residence at Baluwatar on Sunday.    

Nepal Academy has carried out 83 research studies, translation and book writing during the period. Similarly, it has conducted 50 national and international seminars, conferences, workshops and lectures. It has published 81 books and 21 issues of 12 various literary and other magazines in that period.    

The Academy has developed the mobile app of the Nepali Brihat Kosh (A Comprehensive Dictionary of Nepali) as well as the integrated database of this dictionary and the dictionaries of other mother languages, Academy’s member-secretary Prof Jagat Prasad Upadhyay said.     “We have attained cent per cent achievement despite the adversities as lockdown and restrictions imposed to contain COVID-19 pandemic,” he pointed out. The Academy Assembly members were also present during the annual report handing over ceremony.