Focus and Scope

The journal publishes in English the theoretical and empirical original academic research and scholarly high standard discussion in the fields of development and social engineering including humanitarian development, social development, economic development, gender, globalization, environment, human resource development, language and communication, law and development, population, poverty, social enterprises, social dynamics, people, places public policy, regional development, rural development, social welfare, social work, urbanization and rural development, tourism,  and the status of development, among others.

Submitted papers are refereed, and are evaluated on the basis of academic contribution to advancing understanding of development and social engineering along with their creativity, quality of scholarship, completeness of the content and the structure/components of research, clarity of the presentation and organization, accuracy and correctness academically, thoroughness in discussion and conclusion, appropriate referencing and citation, and language usage.

Frequency of publication

The journal publishes two issues per volume.

Copyright Notice

Copyright © Journal of Development and Social Engineering, School of Development and Social Engineering, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Pokhara University. All rights reserved. The School of Development and Social Engineering, Pokhara University holds the exclusive copyright of all the contents of this journal. No part of this journal may be reproduced or transmitted by any media or publishing organizations including websites without the written permission of the copyright holder. The contents of this journal are available for any citation, using a recognized and proper referencing system.

Peer Review Process

The journal uses a single blind review process. The editorial board makes the final decision on whether or not to include the submission for publication.

Price for Print Copies

NRs 300 per copy (individuals)
NRs 500 per copy (institutions)
NRs 200 per copy (students)
Abroad: US $ 100 for biannual volume

Sources of Support

The journal receives institutional funds from the School of Development and Social Engineering, Pokhara University.

Publisher

The journal is published by the School of Development and Social Engineering, Pokhara University.