GPAST has been performing multidisciplinary research indulging laboratory personnel and interns in different studies related to science and technology.
Database of Medicinal Plants of Gandaki Province
Primarily to maintain easy access to over 200 commercially and medicinally important herbal plants of Gandaki Province a web application has been designed and developed using the Laravel framework by GPAST. This study focuses on the technical aspects of developing a plant database and which can serve as supporting literature for understanding the framework for database design.
Design and development of two wheeler electric vehicle
Team Leader: Dr. Prabij Joshi
Organization: Paschimanchal Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
This project has the use of cutting-edge technologies for development of two wheeler electric vehicles with lithium-ion technology and battery management system and is a fresh business in the context of Nepal. They are globally identified as zero emission vehicles so have environmental and socio-economic impact together with research and technological advancement.Read more
Establishing Research Core Facility in Gandaki Province: challenges, opportunities and prospects
This study is the first attempt to assess challenges, opportunities and prospects of establishing a research core facility in gandaki province. The core research laboratory aims to play a crucial role in identifying and exploring the medicinal plant of the province and help the local bodies control the quality of various agricultural, domestic, herbal, and regional products.
Health Research Priority Areas of Gandaki Province
This study emphasizes essential health indicators, statistics, and information, such as maternal and child health, communicable and non-communicable illnesses, climate change, alternative medicine, and injuries and violence in Gandaki Province. With the aid of this reviewed literature and discussions with provincial stakeholders, priority health research areas will be identified, which will serve as an effective guide to Gandaki Province's health research.
Pattern of Plagiarism in Research Proposal
Although one of the most important issues among students, plagiarism is relatively unstudied. This study investigates the prevalence and patterns of plagiarism in students’ research proposals. The findings of this study will be advantageous to GPAST and other institutions as it backs up the need to take immediate action against plagiarism such as introducing plagiarism-related awareness programs and anti-plagiarism software to promote academic integrity.
Research Capacity Assessment of Gandaki Province
This study aims to assess the research capacity of Gandaki province to understand its potential and plan future research activities for the relevant stakeholders. A questionnaire survey will be performed to generate ideas on the research patterns, funding mechanisms, networking, and involvement in research activities. Hence, the assessment will pave the way to identify the research barriers and help set priorities to create a better research environment in the province.
Standardization of traditional food and technology
Team Leader: Sushil Dhungana
Organization: Green Bio-Tech and Research Center
The proposed project is envisioned for the development of nutraceuticals through the processing of locally available agricultural raw materials; especially mushrooms in Gandaki Province. The different standardized traditional food items of mushroom; Gundruk, Sukuti, Churna, Achaar, will be formulated and undergo robust laboratory testing which will promote traditional food processing practices in Nepal.
Stem Laboratory for Schools in Gandaki Province
The purpose of this study is to design a master plan which will be an essential document to guide the academic sector regarding STEM laboratory design and strengthen the laboratory settings of the schools, the implication of stem club formation, and organizing training for teachers, which cumulatively become a driving force for STEM education in Gandaki Province.
Study, Design and Fabrication of Multipurpose, Low Cost and Portable Shredder Machine
Team Leader: Bimal Bastola
Organization: Green Road Waste Management Pvt. Ltd.
Multipurpose shredders are a crucial concept in major municipal programs of the World and in Nepal most of them are imported from China or India. Therefore this project will design, fabricate and test shredder which will be a powerful tool for shredding municipal solid waste and biomass waste. The product development will surely have a positive impact on the environment and health hazard, economic and technological advancement of Nepal.