Dr. Rabindra Dhakal Receives The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World(TWAS) Award

Dr. Rabindra Dhakal has received "The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)" award for his contribution to the study of modified cellulose biopolymers for recovering precious metal ions from the wastes.

TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, is an autonomous international organization, founded in 1983 in Trieste, Italy, by a distinguished group of scientists from the South under the leadership of the late Nobel laureate Abdus Salam of Pakistan. It was officially launched by the secretary-general of the United Nations in 1985.

This Award is recently given annually to 4 scientists who have made remarkable contribution in the selected disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics by NAST (National Academy of Science and Technology) in Nepal. 

This years receipients are Dr. Prasamsa Singh from Physics, Dr. Manoj Thapa from Biology, Dr. Rabindra Prasad, Dhakal from Chemistry, and Dr. Mahendra Maharjan from Biology.

NepaChem team would like to Congratulate all the award receipients.

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