Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal (ISER-N) has successfully launched the most awaited book, ‘Jeebbigyan ra Batabaran’ (Eng. Translation ‘Biology and Environment’) on 12Baisakh, 2078 in a Book Launch event organized jointly by ISER-N and Kirtipur Municipality at Krishna Catering of Kirtipur. The book was launched by the Mayor Mr. Ramesh Maharjan, Deputy Mayor Mrs. Saraswati Khadka, Chairperson of ISER-N Prof. Dr. Dharma Raj Dangol, and Sujindra Maharjan, Cooperative section of Kirtipur Municipality, Kathmandu.

The book is a compilation of 22 articles written by participants and resource persons of a two day ‘Feature Article Writing Workshop’ which was organized by ISER-N in collaboration with Kirtipur Municipality, Prabhu Bank, Civil Bank, The Center for Nepal Environmental and Educational Development (CENEED), and Good Neighbors Nepal from 27-28Poush, 2076 at Rarahil Memorial School of Kirtipur with an aim to developing writing capacity of school teachers. Altogether 17 participants from 16 schools of Kirtipur Municipality had attended the workshop.

Articles in the book are based on the course curriculum of Secondary level school education, and thus can serve as a useful reference book of Biology and Environment for teaching and learning purposes.

The technical editor of the book is Prof. Dr. Dharma Raj Dangol, and Linguistic Editor is Mr. Pramod Pradhan.