Dr. Giridhari Sharma Paudel, an AIT/SERD alumnus has been recently appointed as a Vice-chairman of the Policy and Planning Commission from Government of Gandaki Province Nepal (Office of the Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers (OCMCM) of the Gandaki Province,2018). 

Dr. Giridhari Sharma Paudel received a Master of Science graduated from AIT School of Environment, Resources and Development in Regional and Rural Development Planning in 1997 and Doctor of Philosophy in 2001.