ACEF Speaker 2021

Pushkar Manandhar

Senior Project Officer (Energy), Nepal Resident Mission,
Asian Development Bank

Pushkar Manandhar is Senior Project Officer (Energy) in Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) of Asian Development Bank (ADB). His current major task is to implement and process various energy projects and technical assistance programs and promote policy and other measures for better energy sector response. He is also energy sector focal person for Nepal Resident Mission of ADB. Prior to joining ADB, Mr. Manandhar served as consultant to the ADB, worked with Practical Action and Government of Nepal-Alternative Energy Promotion Centre for various projects funded The World Bank, UNDP and EU. He has over 15 years of work experience in the energy sector. Mr. Manandhar has Master’s degree in Energy System and Management and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.


  • Potential and Challenge of Hydrogen Energy in Asia and Pacific Developing Countries (ADB, Innovation Norway)