ORSN 6th Annual Day National Seminar on Operational Research Applications in Developing Countries

National Seminar on

“Operational Research: Applications in Developing Countries”


 With the theme Operations Research: Applications in Developing Countries, the seminar seeks to bring together OR researchers, academicians and practitioners, whose collective work has sustained continuing OR contribution to decision-making. The conference aims to provide a forum where:

Ø Participants can exchange ideas on how OR methodologies have been or could be used to enhance national competitiveness.

Ø Researchers will present their findings dealing with the theoretical, computational, and application aspects of operations research;

Ø Practitioners will share their experiences on the problems, methodologies and outcomes of applying OR to solve real-world problems;

Ø OR workers will discuss pertinent academic-, theoretical- and application- oriented issues;

Ø Decision-makers could gain insights from experiences of others who have benefited from the use of OR in the public and private sectors;


A Proceeding Book will be published immediately after the completion of seminar with full papers of only presented papers in the seminar. The contributors are requested to send full paper during or after within a week of the seminar.


Papers in the following sectors are solicited: Application in Education, Health, Financial Institutions, Corporate sector, Public and Private sectors with various OR models such as,  Mathematical Programming, Corporate Strategies, Modeling, Decision Support Systems, Management Information Systems, Distribution Management, Marketing, Energy, Production Planning, Expert Systems, Project Management, Financial Investment, Queuing, Forecasting System Dynamics, Health and Welfare Services, Transportation, Inventory Control, Innovation/Knowledge Economy, Supply Chain Management, Soft Methodologies.


Prominent OR practitioners, academicians and business leaders will be invited by the organizers to deliver keynote speeches and to participate in the panel discussions.


Deadline for abstract submission

January 10, 2012

Notification of acceptance

January  12, 2012

Deadline for author registration  for inclusion in Abstract Book

January 15, 2013


 The Conference will take place at Agricultural Development Bank Training Center, Bode, Bhaktapur




ORSN Member




NRs. 3,000

NRs. 5,000

NRs. 7,000



NRs. 3,000


Foreign Participant

US $200


Registration fee includes accommodation for Feb 1, breakfast, lunch & dinner, transportation to the venue and seminar kits.

Reservation/ Payment Methods

1. Payment may be deposited directly to saving Account No.19154 under the name of Operations Research Society of Nepal (please do not abbreviate). Please fax your deposit slip with your registration form.

 2. You may also issue a crossed check payable to the Operations Research Society of Nepal and bring or mail to the office address below. 


 The abstract should be typed in English, and should not include any mathematical notations. Each submission must contain the following:


Ø  Paper/proposal title

Ø  Abstract of not more than 200 words

Ø  Author(s) name(s), Organization, full mailing address, email  address, with an indication of author(s) presenting the paper

Ø  Topic of paper (at most three, chosen from the Conference Topics List) and additional topics if not included in the list.

Authors can email their abstracts to   info@orsn.org.np and/or to sunity.shresthahada7@gmail.com

Accepted abstracts of registered authors will be published.


February 01, 2013

February 02, 2013


 Registration / Tea




Inauguration Plenary Sessions


Technical  Sessions


Coffee Break


Coffee Break


Technical Sessions


Plenary and Valedictory


Welcome Dinner




Core Organizing Committee

Prof. Dr. Sunity Shrestha

Prof. Pushkar Kumar Sharma

Mr. Govinda Tamang

Prof. Hirendra Man Pradhan

Mr. Dipendra Purush Dhakal

Mr. Roopak Joshi

Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Devendra B. Chhetry

Prof. Dr. Sunity Shrestha

Dr. Tanka Nath Dhamala

Dr. Shankar Khanal

Prof. Dr. Azaya  Bikram Sthapit

Finance Committee

Mr. Krishna Nakarmi

Ms. Sunil Amatya

Mr. Gopal Thapa

Mr. Bishnu Prasad Poudel

IJORN Committee

Prof. Dr. Devendra B. Chhetry

Prof. Dr. Sunity Shrestha

Dr. Tanka Nath Dhamala

Dr. Shree Ram Khadka

Publication & Press Committee

Mr. Raju Manandhar

Mr. Gyan Bahadur Tamang

Mr. Yogesh Shrestha

Event Management Committee

Prof. Pushkar Kumar Sharma

Mr. Basant Dhakal

Mr. Goutam Maharjan

Mr. Sajeeb Shrestha

Mr. Krishna Prasad Acharya

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