The third World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (WCSET 2014) was jointly organized by BRCORP, India and P&R Engineering Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Nepal at Hotel Manang, Kathmandu, NEPAL during 27-29 September 2014. Mr. Hafeez Basha, Vice President – Technology, BRCORP was the Conference Chairman and Mr. Pragyan Bhattarai, Founder of P&R Engineering Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Nepal was the Organizing Secretary respectively. The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Minendra Rijal, Minister for IT & Communications, Government of Nepal in presence of, Prof. Jammi Srinivasa Rao, President & CEO, BRCORP and Prof. D. Venkat Reddy, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NIT-Karnataka and President, Cafet-Innova Technical Society, Dr. ASN Chakravarthy, Chief Technology Officer, BRCORP and Professor & Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) University College of Engineering, Vizianagaram.
The conference received 258 papers out of which 158 were accepted for the oral presentations divided into four parallel sessions. However, only 156 papers were considered for publication in the conference proceedings with ISBN 13: 978-81-930222-0-7, some of the good quality papers were considered for publication in International Journals indexed by SCOPUS. Total 148 participants, representing 17 countries attended the conference. Dr. Shuichi TORII, Assistant Director, Centre for Globalization & Professor, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Kumamoto University Japan; Dr. Amde M. Amde, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, USA; Dr. Katta Venkataramana, Dean-Academics & Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, NIT-Karnataka; Dr. Indra Prasad Tripathi, Pro-Vice Chancellor, MGCGV University (Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya); Dr. Ram Niwas Patel, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Awadhesh Pratap Singh University & Dr. Reghunadhan Rajesh, Central University of Bihar were the keynote speakers.
Mr. Leela Mani Paudyal, Chief Secretary, Government of Nepal and presently Ambassador of Nepal to China was the Chief Guest for the Valedictory Function along with Mr. Mohadatta Timilsina, Deputy Auditor General and Mr. Sukdev Bhattarai, Secretary – Office of Auditor General, Government of Nepal. Keynote Speakers and Session Chairs were felicitated by Chief Guest during the valedictory function. In his speech he appreciated the efforts of BRCORP and P&R Nepal for co-organizing such a wonderful event that attracted so many foreign researchers and academicians to visit the Kathmandu City of Nepal. Prof. Shuichi TORII, Assistant Director, Center for Globalization, Kumamoto University, Japan expressed his interest to host 4th World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology (WCSET 2014) at Kumamoto City, Japan in October 2015.
Field trip to Kathmandu City was arranged on the last day of conference to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Boudha Nath, Swayam Bhunath and Kathmandu – Patan – Bhaktapur Durbar Squares along with private trips for Himalayas Mountain Flight Tour, Trekking, River Rafting and visits to Pokhara were arranged by BRCORP.