The Opening Ceremony of Nepal Technology Innovation Center Constructed at Kathmandu University
The Nepal Technology Innovation Center (NTIC) building established in Kathmandu University with the grant of the South Korean government through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has come into operation.
On Wednesday, President Ramchandra Paudel inaugurated the building constructed at Kathmandu University with the grant of the South Korean government. Korean Ambassador Park Tae Yong, Vice Chancellor of Kathmandu University Prof. Bhola Thapa, Registrar Achyut Wagle, Koika Country Director Kang Muhan and other officials were present.
The building has been equipped with high-end scientific equipment to develop commercial models with appropriate technology for rural and isolated areas. For this project, Kariya provided grant assistance worth 10 million US dollars.
NTIC has been established to strengthen the research and development capacity and work jointly to improve the living standards and income status of the people of the rural communities of Nepal through technological innovation.
The South Korean government has been providing assistance in the fields of education, health, agriculture and information technology through KOICA since 1991.