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  1. 1. Personal Resume Name : Prasad Laxmi Narayan (Sah) Full Contact Address: Plan Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program Birgunj Tel: 051-524714, 530165 (Off) Email: ln.saha@plan-internatioanl.org (Off) For confidential communication: Tel: 051-524322 (Res) Email: sahln@atcnet.com.np (Res) Date of Birth : 01/09/1961 Nationality : Nepali Marital status : Married, a son & a daughter Gender : Male Permanent address : Rampur, Tokani VDC-5, Bara, Nepal Academic Qualification: Education Major area of study Year Name of Institution Location Post Graduate Sustainable Environment 2002 NESA New Delhi Master in Sociology Social Sciences 1991 LN Mithila University, Darbhaga, India Agriculture Graduate Agronomy, Soil Conservation, Rural sociology 1985 TU, IAAS, Rampur, Chitwan Nepal I.Sc.(Physical Science) Physics, Chemistry 1981 TU, Thakur Ram, Birgunj Nepal SLC Eng. Math and Science 1978 SLC Board Nepal Professioanl skills and /or expertise Specialization in Sustainable livelihood and Credit/Micro Enterprise Development in rural areas  Micro Finance Business Plan preparation  Micro finance and livelihood and education integration  General program management  Organizational and personnel management  Program deign, grant proposal preparation  Team building, coaching, and program planning and budgeting  Monitoring and Evaluation
  2. 2. Training: 2004 : International Course on Rural Microfinance in Netherlands for 2 weeks organized by International Agricultural Center, Netherlands. 2002 : Training of Trainers on Micro Save- Africa’s “Market Research for Micro Finance” (2 weeks) by CMF, Nepal and Micro Save Africa. 2002 : Financial Management in Micro Finance Branches (4) days by D.Dev. Bank, Nepal 2001 : Business Planning Training (7) days by Nirdhan Uthan Bank, Bhairahawa, Nepal 2000 : Asia Pacific Micro Credit Summit (1-6 February) by New Delhi, India. 2000 : Advanced Computer Training in Microsoft Word, Excel and Window explorer. 1999 : Grameen Basic Management Training on Micro- Credit Program (16 days) by Grameen Bank, Bangladesh. 1998 : British council Course 30 hours on report writing and presentation skills. 1998 : Promotion of Rural Development in Tropics and Sub tropics (42 days) organized by DSE, Germany. 1998 : Development communication (7 days) by PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara and PLAN Makwanpur, Hetauda, Nepal 1997 : Credit MED workshop by PLAN International, Nepal Country Office. 1997 : Designing the future (4 days) by Karuna Management Technology, Kathmandu 1996 : Participatory Rural Appraisal – PRA (9 days) by Sagun/PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program 1995 : Trainers of Trainee (better life option program for adolescent girls) 9 days by CEDPA, Washington DC, USA. 1995 : Team building and total quality management (TQM) 7 days by PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program. 1995 : Gender Sensitization 9 days Center for Development and Population Activities (CEDPA), Washington DC, USA. 1995 : Trainers of Trainee on People Centered Development 9 days by Samuhik Abhiyan & PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program.
  3. 3. 1994 : Team Building (7 days) by PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program. 1992 : Seed Production Summer Pulse (12 days) by FAO/DANIDA. 1991 : Crop Management Legumes Entomology (9 days) by International Crop Institute for Seme Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India Job Experience : 1. Micro Finance Program Coordinator: 1994 to date Major Responsibilities: To Plan Income Generating Activities, Micro Finance Program, and with other program staff, community and NGOs and NGOs to develop monitoring and evaluation system of IG activities and micro credit program followed by Grameen Bank Methodology. Developing strategies to strengthen the process and partner in the program with other District Program Office staff working in IG activities, micro credit, and post disaster management program for experience joint activities and other mutual benefit to the program. Prepare the TOR for consultants/experts to involve them in micro finance/livelihood sectors Preparing the progress report and monitoring the projects as per agreed in the proposal with competent Micro Finance Institutes like Nirdhan Uthan Bank and DEPROSC Development Bank in Rautahat/Bara districts. Monitoring the progress towards operational and financial self- sufficiency, design interventions and adjust policies to improve performance and outreach, supervise Plan and MFIs staff in coordination with management, develop proposals for funding. Conducting surveys for comparative advantage analyzing portfolio quality through collection and verification of data for potential products and enterprises before implementing the micro credit program. Developing strategies for human resource development and execute suitable activities for gradual taking over of the activities by the micro finance institutions. 2. Corporate Planning Monitoring Evaluation Contact Person 2000 to 2002
  4. 4. Major Responsibilities: In addition to Micro Finance Program Coordinator, Responsible to ensure corporate and local program planning, monitoring and evaluation. To monitor and the achievement against the program objective and principles. Strengthen the partners their M&E systems to ensure effectively assess the impact of Plan Nepal’s focus programs. Networking and facilitating effective monitoring, evaluation and accountability systems of the partners, associated with Plan Nepal. 3. Research associate : 2 nd Sep 1995 to 20 Sep 1995 Major Responsibilities : An impact study on left afflux bound and Tanakpur Barrage, Mahakali especially on engineering and socio – economic aspect, study initiated by Development Resources Mobilization Network (DRMN), Kathmandu 4. Research Associate : 10 th June 1994 to 2 nd Aug 1994 An Impact Evaluation study of Micro credit under Micro credit for Rural Woman (PCRW) program join collaboration of USRPD (University of Guelph, Canada), Women Development Division, Ministry of local Development, HMG of Nepal and UNDP/OPS Bangkok. Major Responsibilities : Responsible for I) conducting household survey in Bajhang, Baitadi, Dadheldhura, Doti, Kanchanpur, Kailali, Kabre, Dhading district of Nepal and ii) data processing and analysis. 5. Research Assistant : March 1994 to May 1994 Development Resource Mobilization Network (DRMN), Kathmandu Major Responsibilities: Conducted survey in the Nawalparasi district and major INGOs/bilateral/multilateral in Kathmandu in connection with poverty assessment in Nepal, a study initiated by NPC/UNDP. 6. Assistant Entomologist : 13 th Sep 1987 to Oct 1991 National Grain Legumes Research Project, Rampur Chitwan, Nepal. Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities for conducting research on Legumes and other cereal crops. The research consisted of agronomy soil plant protection and socio – economic trails on farm and farmer’s field and analysis of data and publication of results. 7. Site In-charge of Farming System : 1991 to 1993
  5. 5. Work performed In-charge of national Grain Legumes Research Project Rampur, Chitwan, Nepal, Farming system Research sites, under ATSP and Asian Grain Leguntes of farm research at Chitwan, Sarlahi and Bardia district. 8. Block Production Officer : Sep 1985 to Jun 1987 Agriculture Development Office Ineruwa, Sunsari Major Responsibilities: Responsibilities for I) block production program consisting of cereals, vegetable and fruits ii) transferring technology to farmers with the help of research demonstration production package and practices. 9. Research Assistant : 1 st Jun 1985 to 30 th Jul 1987 Work performed no frills development consultants, Kathmandu. Responsible for conducting survey on household level enterprises in the Rapti Valley. 10. Scientific Assistant : 1 st Feb 1985 to 30 th Apr 1985 Work performed Cereal seed production project, GTZ, Kathmandu. Responsible for making economic analysis of the cereals seed production. Papers and Publication : 1. Prasad, L. N. and C. R. Yadav 1993. Genetic Evaluation Improvement of Grasspea in Nepal, Lathyrus and Lathyrism International Newsletter, vol. 5, No. 1, Fall 1993, Arkansas, USA. 2. Prasad L.N. P.P. Neupane and C.R. Yadav, Pigeonpea and chickpea insect identification Handbook (Translated English into Nepali), Information bulleting No. 26. ICRISAT, INDIA. 3. Prasad L. N. Yadav, C. R. Singh, O. Shahu, R. and Tiwari K. R. 1993. A report on the progress of chickpea on trails in Nepal. International chickpea Newsletter, ICRISAT, India Vol. 28 Page 9-10. 4. Prasad L. N. and F. P. Neupane 1988. Monitoring of Heliothis armigera in chickpea by pheromone Trap in the Journal of INS, AGRI, ANIM, SCI, Vol. 9, 1998. 5. Prasad L. N. and F. P. Neupane 1988 Efficacy of different insecticides against chickpea in the Journal of Inst. Animal Science, Vol. 9, 1988. 6. Prasad L. N. Control of Insect pests by Local Methods in Agri news 2047 Ank 10, Year 1.
  6. 6. 7. Prasad L. N. and J. P. Shrestha Literacy package through Learners Generated materials in local language APANBAAT part I and II, 2053, PLAN International Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program. Professional Affiliation: Member : Nepal Agriculture Association, Nepal Member : Cereal Legumes Asian Network (CLAN), ICRISAT, INDIA Computer : MS DOS, WP51, Word Star, Lotus, Dbase, Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Windows 95, etc. Country Visit : India, Germany, Switzerland, France and Austria Language Skills : English, Nepali, Bhojpur, Maithali and Hindi References: 1. Dr. Chandra Kumar Sen District Program Co-ordinator Plan Nepal, Rautahat/Bara Program Birganj, Parsa. Tel : 051-24174, 30165 3. Dr. Harihardev Panta Ex. Deputy Governor of Rastra Bank Nepal Presently, Practioner of Leading Micro finance Nirdhan Bank, Nepal Head office Bhairahawa, Nepal Tel: 00977-71-523768 (O)