Prof. Ram Kumar Dahal, Ph.D (MA, gold medalist in political science, MA in 1978 M.Ed in English and Advocate in the Supreme court of Nepal) was awarded with Mahendra Bidya Bhusan-A medal for securing first class first in political science in 1978 and Mahendra Bidya Bhusan-B medal for getting Ph. D degree in political Science in 1997. Prof. Dahal has nearly three dozen books in English and Nepali languages many of them prescribed (as text books and research books) from certificate to Master levels in the disciplines of political science, law, rural development and education in TU.
Prof. Dahal has written hundreds of articles in national and international journals. He has a good research background and has served in different positions in the research institutions including as Research analyst and research project director. He has actively involved in preparing reports including the Human Rights Status in Nepal report 2002 and Human Rights Status in Nepal: from Regional Report, 2005. He has continuously involved in the civic education programs and Training; seminars and activities conducted in NEFAS and German Foundation FES since 1990 and have presented papers on civic education in more than sixty districts of Nepal. He has participated in the preparation of many curriculums and has also acted as Chief Trainer, Trainer/ Expert Chief of Training Manual Preparation Team and Trainers’ Training Program.
He has participated in the preparation of the curriculums for a number of institutions including of Strategic Studies (BA for Military Academy, Strategic Studies (MA for Military and commandant’s Academy and conflict, peace and development (MA) under TU and has acted many times as subject committee ‘s members in those institutions from the very beginning. He has acted as supervisor in more than five dozens Master level thesis and more than one dozen PhD research researchers Political Science Students conducted under Dean’s office in T.U.