A Dalit Mainstreaming in Rural Development: An Alternative Approach for Combating Poverty

Keywords: alternative approach and poverty challenges, dalit empowerment, dalit exclusion, rural development

Abstract

Rajan Binayek Pasa (Ph.D. in Education, 2019 and Ph.D. Scholar in Rural Development) is Assistant Professor at Central Department of Rural Development (CDRD), Tribhuvan University, University Campus Kirtipur Kathmandu. Besides, he has been serving as a coordinator of Self Study Report preparation committee of CDRD that is formed under Quality Accrediation Assurance project of University Grants Commission Nepal. Pasa’s publications within education and social sciences are more focused on transformative role of education, employability of technical education and vocational training, agriculture transformation, ecotourism and rural tourism development issues.

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Rajan Binayek Pasa, Tribhuvan University, Central Department of Rural Development

Rajan Binayek Pasa  (Ph.D. in Education, 2019 and Ph.D. Scholar in Rural Development) is Assistant Professor at Central Department of Rural Development (CDRD), Tribhuvan University, University Campus Kirtipur Kathmandu. Besides, he has been serving as a coordinator of Self Study Report preparation committee of CDRD that is formed under Quality Accrediation Assurance project of University Grants Commission Nepal. Pasa’s publications within education and social sciences are more focused on transformative role of education, employability of technical education and vocational training, agriculture transformation, ecotourism and rural tourism development issues.

Lila Bahadur Bishwokarma, Teacher at Kallery Secondary School, Dhading

Lila Bahadur Bishwakarma, (MPhil in Educational Leadership and Master Degree in Education) is senior teacher (1993 to date) at Kallery Secondary School (community based) located in Dhading District. Being a local intellectual and Dalit empowerment activist he has been playing agency role in Dalit community and beyond. Besides, he is a research member of Japanese Society for holistic education/care since 2018 that has been providing school educational opportunities to the children belong to socio-economically back warded family. Bishwakarma’s publications are more focused on social transformation related issues such as community empowerment, Dalit empowerment and traditional cultural reproduction practices of Nepalese society.

Published
2020-12-29
How to Cite
Pasa, R., & Bishwokarma, L. (2020). A Dalit Mainstreaming in Rural Development: An Alternative Approach for Combating Poverty. Dhaulagiri Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 14, 61-68. https://doi.org/10.3126/dsaj.v14i0.30659
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