Inter college Software Competition

'National Inter-College Software Competition 2002’ was jointly organized by National College of Technical Sciences (NCTS) and National College of Engineering (NCE) in the month of Bhadra. The aim of this competition is to develop programming skill and team work in the college students.

Students from higher secondary and under graduate level participated in the competition.

In the Bachelor’s Group, Kantipur City College and Don Bosco College jointly won the first prize for ‘Nagad Panch Lakh’ (Visual Basic 6) and ‘NetWatch’ (Java, MS Access) respectively. As there were two groups in the first position, the second position was not announced. And, the third prize winner was Apex College for ‘Payroll Mirror’ (Visual Basic 6.) The consolation prizes were given to IOE, Pulchowk Campus, Cyber College, Campion College and NCTS for ‘Power Pack’ (C/C++), ‘Simulator’ (C/C++), ‘Game of Ludo’ (C++ Builder), and ‘Institute Management System’ (Oracle Developer.)

In the Intermediate Group, the first and the third prizes went to Viswa Niketan Science Campus for ‘The Diary’ (Visual Studio 5) and ‘Funcards’ (Q-Basic) respectively, the second prize to KIST for ‘MP3 Player’ (Visual Basic 6), and the consolation prize to VS Niketan College for ‘Chemical Balance’ (JavaScript/html.)

31 students from 7 colleges took part in the competition, and Honorable State Minister Mr. Bhakta Bahadur Balayr was the chief guest of the program.




Business Process Outsourcing


Computer Association of Nepal organized a Presentation on 'Business Process Outsourcing' (BPO) by Mr. Sujay Chohan, Group Vice President, Gartner Asis Pacific on 1st October, 2002, Tuesday. The session was chaired by Mr. Lochan Lal Amatya, President, CAN and Mr. Sanjib Raj Bhandari, former President, CAN was the Chief Guest. Mr. Bimal Kumar Sharma, Founder President, CAN, Mr.Dayaram B. Shrestha, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Science & Technology, Mr. Deepak Raj Kafle, Director, Securities Board, Mr. K. Manandhar, Member Secretary, RONAST, Mr. C. L. Joshi, General Manager, NPEDC and other distinguished guests were also present during the program.

Speaking in the program, Mr. Chohan said that the Nepal has high potentiality for the Business Process Outsourcing. Garnter Inc. is a research & advisory firm that helps more than 10,500 clients to understand technology and derive business growth. He also expressed that in complex, sophisticated service needs of business, Gartner Inc. is willing to work together with the private sector to make feasibility study to grow competitive capability with the new strategy of Business Process Outsourcing. Mr. Chohan also pointed out that since there is not the lack of human resources in Nepal, Business Process Outsourcing will be appropriate.

Having the worldwide transaction of one billion dollar per year, the company provides appropriate consultancy service and suggestions to the private sector. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Pawan Tuldhar, Executive Committee Member, CAN said that Business Process Outsourcing is a new concept for Nepal and such a business has high potential.