Mr. Sagar Raj Goutam
Mr. Sagar Raj Gautam, Senior Divisional Engineer, presently heads Developing Cooperation Section in the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation. He has been associated with the ministry for more than two decades and, during the period, served in the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat, Department of Electricity Development, and Nepal-India Joint Project Office on Saptakoshi and Sunkoshi Investigation. He is a registered Civil Engineer. He joined the service of Government of Nepal in 1995. Throughout the years, he has basically been working in the area of Environmental Impact Assessment, Licensing of Hydropower projects and supporting bilateral and multilateral cooperation coordination. He was involved in the negotiations of the concession agreement and he is actively associated with the various bilateral mechanisms in the electricity and water resources sector. Mr. Goutam received an MSc in Hydropower Development in 1998 from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and graduated in Civil Engineering from the Karnataka University, India in 1994.