The Central Department of Geography is one of the leading Departments of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tribhuvan University. It was established in 1958. Since then, it has been actively serving the country in higher education and research. The Department runs regular Master's and PhD programmes in Geography. There are three major types of courses being offered to the students such astheory of science and methodology courses, geographic approaches, issues and problems courses and research and workshop courses. It is a pioneer department of the university in offering regular and training courses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS). In addition, the Department has completed a number of research works on socioeconomic, environmental and natural resources, market center studies, local level development and physical planning, land use/land cover mapping and planning, and GIS/RS based research and database.

Central Department of Geography
Tribhuvan University (CDG TU)
Central Administrative Building, Kirtipur
P.O. Box 8212
Kathmandu

Nepal
Phone: 00977 (1) 433-0358 / 433-3980
Fax: 00977 (1) 433-5104
fohss@tribhuvan-university.edu.np

People

Vidya Bir Singh Kansakar
Prof. Dr.