Open and Distance Education Centre (ODEC, TU) established in 2015 by a decision of Executive Council of Tribhuvan University, is a constituent independent academic organization of Tribhuvan University. The aim of ODEC is to provide access of quality higher education to mass people in Nepal through open and distance learning mode.
Dr. Purna Bahadur Kandel, Associate Professor of English Education at Tribhuvan University in Nepal, has taught at the Department of English Education for more than two decades. He earned Ph.D. in English Education from The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad in 2014. He has served as an editor of Journal of NELTA from 2017-2020. He conducted a couple of national-level researches from the University Grants Commission, Nepal. His interest areas include developing language through literature and exploring indigenous knowledge through action research.
Dr. Bed Prasad Dhakal is a lecturer of Mathematics Education at the University Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is professionally involved in the field of Mathematics Education for the last 15 years. His Ph.D. is related to technology-enhanced mathematics teaching in higher education. The area of his research interest is ICT in Education, Educational technology, and software integration in Mathematics Education.
He has presented many national and international conference papers in Asia, Europe, and America. His publications on books, conference papers, and journal articles were focused on ICT in Mathematics Education, and Educational technology like Moodle, GeoGebra, MATLAB, Maple, and Mathematica. He has also worked as a trainer cum facilitator for ICT-integrated pedagogy.
Deputy Finance Controller
Mr Suraj Prasad Shrestha is a Deputy Finance Controller at Open and Distance Education Office (ODEC). He has been managing the finance and internal audit system at Tribhuvan University.
Section Officer (Admin Head)
Ms. Anajana Rajbhandari is an admin head at the Open and Distance Education Centre (ODEC). She has been working in the admin section for more than a decade. She has completed MAsters' in Public Administration (MPA) and POst-graduate in Women Studies from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
Bindu Neupane is an IT officer at Open and Distance Education Centre (ODEC). She assists in admin documentation and IT works. She has completed Master' in Information Technology from Purbanchal University, Nepal
Purshottam Shrestha is an accountant at Open and Distance Education Centre (ODEC), Tribhuvan University. He maintains the accounting system in ODEC in consultation with Finance Controller.
Kubir Rai is Storekeeper at Oen and Distance Education Center.He has completed Masters of Business Studies from Tribhuvan university.He works in Store as well as assist daily administration work.