Er.Suraj Gautam, Executive Director of IHRR, joined an online program on Experts Meet on Innovation and Technology to fight COVID19 in Nepal, on 18th April, 2020. Resource Persons from different organizations joined the session and shared their initiatives on Science, Engineering, Technology and Innovations as they can be a great asset for Nepal in this time of Pandemic.
Mr. Gautam shared his views on the Hetauda Drone Mapping survey, a recent initiative of IHRR along with different partners. Mr. Gautam also shared on how crisis also induces opportunities and gives lessons for best Practices in the field of science and technology. COVID-19 has shown that uncertainty and change can be either a threat, or an opportunity towards building resilient communities and to cooperate, learn and adapt in the face of deep uncertainties and rising risks.