Fifteenth INPIM Nepal Talk Program

The Fifteenth Talk Program of INPIM Nepal was organized on the topic of “Use of Flexible Hydraulic Structures in Irrigation” on 11th September 2016 at Rato Baithak of Hotel Himalaya, Kopundole.

At the onset of the program, the President of INPIM Nepal, Mr. Suman Sijapati, provided briefing of INPIM Nepal Activities and it current status. Then he went on to give a general introduction to the topic of the Use of Flexible (gabion) Hydraulic Structures in Irrigation.

The main technical paper was presented by Er. Kishore Man Joshi, the Managing Director of Gabionet Environmental Solutions Inc., Nepal. Presenting a brief introduction of Gabionet technology and its applicability in engineering constructions in the context of Nepal, Er. Joshi elaborated its wide use and application in other parts of the world. He also explained about innovative attempt to adapt such technology which helps on checking additional environmental degradation in Nepalese context. Gabionet Environmental Solutions Inc. also sponsored the programme.

At the end of the talk program, the participants actively participated in the question/answer session. Some of them even raised the concern that the presentation did not exactly match with the topic of Flexible Hydraulic Structures. The discussion continued on the topic of flexible hydraulic structures and the Er. Joshi and his team members responded one by one to the concerns raised by the floor.

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