Name : Prasad Laxmi Narayan (Sah)
Full Contact Address: Plan Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program
Tel: 051-524714, 530165 (Off)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Off)
For confidential communication: Tel: 051-524322 (Res)
Email: email@example.com (Res)
Date of Birth : 01/09/1961
Nationality : Nepali
Marital status : Married, a son & a daughter
Gender : Male
Permanent address : Rampur, Tokani VDC-5, Bara, Nepal
Education Major area of study Year Name of Institution Location
Post Graduate Sustainable Environment 2002 NESA New
Master in Sociology Social Sciences 1991 LN Mithila University, Darbhaga,
Agriculture Graduate Agronomy, Soil
sociology 1985 TU, IAAS, Rampur, Chitwan Nepal
I.Sc.(Physical Science) Physics, Chemistry 1981 TU, Thakur Ram, Birgunj Nepal
SLC Eng. Math and Science 1978 SLC Board Nepal
Professioanl skills and /or expertise
Specialization in Sustainable livelihood and Credit/Micro Enterprise Development in rural
Micro Finance Business Plan preparation
Micro finance and livelihood and education integration
General program management
Organizational and personnel management
Program deign, grant proposal preparation
Team building, coaching, and program planning and budgeting
Monitoring and Evaluation
2004 : International Course on Rural Microfinance in Netherlands for 2 weeks
organized by International Agricultural Center, Netherlands.
2002 : Training of Trainers on Micro Save- Africa’s “Market Research for
Micro Finance” (2 weeks) by CMF, Nepal and Micro Save Africa.
2002 : Financial Management in Micro Finance Branches (4) days by D.Dev.
2001 : Business Planning Training (7) days by Nirdhan Uthan Bank,
2000 : Asia Pacific Micro Credit Summit (1-6 February) by New Delhi, India.
2000 : Advanced Computer Training in Microsoft Word, Excel and Window
1999 : Grameen Basic Management Training on Micro- Credit Program (16
days) by Grameen Bank, Bangladesh.
1998 : British council Course 30 hours on report writing and presentation
1998 : Promotion of Rural Development in Tropics and Sub tropics (42 days)
organized by DSE, Germany.
1998 : Development communication (7 days) by PLAN International Nepal,
Rautahat/Bara and PLAN Makwanpur, Hetauda, Nepal
1997 : Credit MED workshop by PLAN International, Nepal Country Office.
1997 : Designing the future (4 days) by Karuna Management Technology,
1996 : Participatory Rural Appraisal – PRA (9 days) by Sagun/PLAN
International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program
1995 : Trainers of Trainee (better life option program for adolescent girls) 9
days by CEDPA, Washington DC, USA.
1995 : Team building and total quality management (TQM) 7 days by PLAN
International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program.
1995 : Gender Sensitization 9 days Center for Development and Population
Activities (CEDPA), Washington DC, USA.
1995 : Trainers of Trainee on People Centered Development 9 days by
Samuhik Abhiyan & PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program.
1994 : Team Building (7 days) by PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara
1992 : Seed Production Summer Pulse (12 days) by FAO/DANIDA.
1991 : Crop Management Legumes Entomology (9 days) by International
Crop Institute for Seme Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India
Job Experience :
1. Micro Finance Program Coordinator: 1994 to date
Major Responsibilities: To Plan Income Generating Activities, Micro Finance Program,
and with other program staff, community and NGOs and NGOs to develop
monitoring and evaluation system of IG activities and micro credit program followed
by Grameen Bank Methodology.
Developing strategies to strengthen the process and partner in the program with
other District Program Office staff working in IG activities, micro credit, and post
disaster management program for experience joint activities and other mutual
benefit to the program.
Prepare the TOR for consultants/experts to involve them in micro finance/livelihood
Preparing the progress report and monitoring the projects as per agreed in
the proposal with competent Micro Finance Institutes like Nirdhan Uthan Bank
and DEPROSC Development Bank in Rautahat/Bara districts.
Monitoring the progress towards operational and financial self- sufficiency,
design interventions and adjust policies to improve performance and
outreach, supervise Plan and MFIs staff in coordination with management,
develop proposals for funding.
Conducting surveys for comparative advantage analyzing portfolio quality
through collection and verification of data for potential products and
enterprises before implementing the micro credit program.
Developing strategies for human resource development and execute suitable
activities for gradual taking over of the activities by the micro finance institutions.
2. Corporate Planning Monitoring Evaluation Contact Person 2000 to 2002
Major Responsibilities: In addition to Micro Finance Program Coordinator,
Responsible to ensure corporate and local program planning, monitoring and
evaluation. To monitor and the achievement against the program objective and
Strengthen the partners their M&E systems to ensure effectively assess the impact of
Plan Nepal’s focus programs.
Networking and facilitating effective monitoring, evaluation and accountability
systems of the partners, associated with Plan Nepal.
3. Research associate : 2nd Sep 1995 to 20 Sep 1995
Major Responsibilities : An impact study on left afflux bound and Tanakpur Barrage,
Mahakali especially on engineering and socio – economic aspect, study initiated by
Development Resources Mobilization Network (DRMN), Kathmandu
4. Research Associate : 10th June 1994 to 2nd Aug 1994
An Impact Evaluation study of Micro credit under Micro credit for Rural Woman
(PCRW) program join collaboration of USRPD (University of Guelph, Canada), Women
Development Division, Ministry of local Development, HMG of Nepal and UNDP/OPS
Major Responsibilities : Responsible for I) conducting household survey in Bajhang,
Baitadi, Dadheldhura, Doti, Kanchanpur, Kailali, Kabre, Dhading district of Nepal and
ii) data processing and analysis.
5. Research Assistant : March 1994 to May 1994
Development Resource Mobilization Network (DRMN), Kathmandu
Major Responsibilities: Conducted survey in the Nawalparasi district and major
INGOs/bilateral/multilateral in Kathmandu in connection with poverty assessment in
Nepal, a study initiated by NPC/UNDP.
6. Assistant Entomologist : 13th Sep 1987 to Oct 1991
National Grain Legumes Research Project, Rampur Chitwan, Nepal.
Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities for conducting research on Legumes and
other cereal crops. The research consisted of agronomy soil plant protection and
socio – economic trails on farm and farmer’s field and analysis of data and
publication of results.
7. Site In-charge of Farming System : 1991 to 1993
Work performed In-charge of national Grain Legumes Research Project Rampur,
Chitwan, Nepal, Farming system Research sites, under ATSP and Asian Grain
Leguntes of farm research at Chitwan, Sarlahi and Bardia district.
8. Block Production Officer : Sep 1985 to Jun 1987
Agriculture Development Office Ineruwa, Sunsari
Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities for I) block production program consisting of
cereals, vegetable and fruits ii) transferring technology to farmers with the help of
research demonstration production package and practices.
9. Research Assistant : 1st Jun 1985 to 30th Jul 1987
Work performed no frills development consultants, Kathmandu. Responsible for
conducting survey on household level enterprises in the Rapti Valley.
10. Scientific Assistant : 1st Feb 1985 to 30th Apr 1985
Work performed Cereal seed production project, GTZ, Kathmandu.
Responsible for making economic analysis of the cereals seed production.
Papers and Publication :
1. Prasad, L. N. and C. R. Yadav 1993. Genetic Evaluation Improvement of Grasspea in
Nepal, Lathyrus and Lathyrism International Newsletter, vol. 5, No. 1, Fall 1993,
2. Prasad L.N. P.P. Neupane and C.R. Yadav, Pigeonpea and chickpea insect
identification Handbook (Translated English into Nepali), Information bulleting No.
26. ICRISAT, INDIA.
3. Prasad L. N. Yadav, C. R. Singh, O. Shahu, R. and Tiwari K. R. 1993. A report on the
progress of chickpea on trails in Nepal. International chickpea Newsletter, ICRISAT,
India Vol. 28 Page 9-10.
4. Prasad L. N. and F. P. Neupane 1988. Monitoring of Heliothis armigera in chickpea by
pheromone Trap in the Journal of INS, AGRI, ANIM, SCI, Vol. 9, 1998.
5. Prasad L. N. and F. P. Neupane 1988 Efficacy of different insecticides against
chickpea in the Journal of Inst. Animal Science, Vol. 9, 1988.
6. Prasad L. N. Control of Insect pests by Local Methods in Agri news 2047 Ank 10,
7. Prasad L. N. and J. P. Shrestha Literacy package through Learners Generated
materials in local language APANBAAT part I and II, 2053, PLAN International Nepal,
Member : Nepal Agriculture Association, Nepal
Member : Cereal Legumes Asian Network (CLAN), ICRISAT, INDIA
Computer : MS DOS, WP51, Word Star, Lotus, Dbase, Windows, MS Word, MS
Excel, Windows 95, etc.
Country Visit : India, Germany, Switzerland, France and Austria
Language Skills : English, Nepali, Bhojpur, Maithali and Hindi
1. Dr. Chandra Kumar Sen
District Program Co-ordinator
Tel : 051-24174, 30165
3. Dr. Harihardev Panta
Ex. Deputy Governor of Rastra Bank Nepal
Presently, Practioner of Leading Micro finance Nirdhan Bank, Nepal
Tel: 00977-71-523768 (O)