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Pranita Upadhyaya, PhD

IT Executive

Kathmandu, Nepal
Vice Principal at Kathford International College of Engineering and Management
CTO at B. P. Eye Foundation
CEO at Meddsoft Nepal Pvt Ltd
Studied Computer Engineering at Kathmandu University
Studied Information Technology, Communication at Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University
Studied Computer at Mangalore University
Computer & Network Security
Joined October 9, 2022


Native or Bilingual
Technically sophisticated and accomplished professional with comprehensive experience creating and introducing new system applications and software solutions within highly competitive environments. Proven success in evaluating internal functions, business development strategies, and IT processes, suggesting improvements, preparing business architecture models to reflect organizational strategies and goals, as well as creating and implementing business visions and goals. Instrumental in performing market and business analyses as well as analyzing customer requirements and providing customer support including designing customer-specific systems. Skilled at providing academic assistance to assigned students individually and in groups, while implementing procedures necessary to provide students with a better understanding of subject areas. Demonstrated expertise in managing diverse environments and directing smooth-running operations and revamping administrative processes to improve efficiency. Adept at optimizing service delivery processes, communicating with government organizations, monitoring employees in the delivery process, and resolving issues.
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Kathford International College of Engineering and Management
Sep 2021 – Present
Balkumari, Kathmandu
Vice Principal
Develop and maintain effective educational programs within the college and promote the improvement of teaching and learning. Strive to create an organization and climate which fosters student and teacher growth. Provide professional and academic development to teaching staff, and take an active role in the selection, planning, and implementation of professional development activities, communication, public relation, budgeting, and buying. Promote the educational success and outstanding outcomes of all our students through strong curriculum leadership. Besides, the additional responsibility includes leading the Information Technology support team and the Exam section. Achievements: • Enhanced knowledge and skill development for all student groups through diverse project-based learning and club activities. • Established an excellent partnership through multiple channels with parents to involve them in their child’s learning • Ensured a system of appropriate rigor, consistency, and accountability with the leadership of subject leads through appropriate line managers. • Strengthened the administration of external and internal examinations, the scheduling of exam result days, and the evaluation of results • Restructured the IT infrastructure for seamless service delivery
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B. P. Eye Foundation
Apr 2018 – Present
Manahara, Bhaktapur
Managing current and innovative technology and developing pertinent policies. Provide professional experience to match technological decisions to the objectives of the enterprise. Creating, implementing, managing, and assessing the institution's technological resources in addition to resolving IT-related problems. A assess both immediate and long-term requirements while employing funds to make investments that help the firm achieve its objectives. Achievements: • Successfully Implemented hospital management software. • Excellently developed a business forecast report in a timely manner from data obtained from the Hospital Management Software • Effectively designed and implemented a network restructuring project • Strengthened cyber security resilience infrastructure. • Submitted proposal for the implementation of Telemedicine service at the hospital to Direct relief and received a grant and successfully implemented the telemedicine service • Well implemented an AI-based disease prediction model to predict diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma.
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Meddsoft Nepal Pvt Ltd
Jun 2000 – Present
Bishal Nagar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Accountable for overseeing all business activities. Delegating and guiding agendas, promoting profitability, controlling the organizational structure and strategy of the company, and interacting with the board are a few examples of how to do this. Achievements: • Development of Telemedicine software • Development of AI-based prediction model for various eye and ear diseases
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Various Organizations
Jul 1997 – Oct 2022
Kathmandu, Biratnagar, Dharan, Nepal. & New Delhi, India
IT Expert, Part time Faculty, Head of Department, IT consultant, Principal, Computer Engineer, Instructor
IT Expert, Public Service Commission, Government of Nepal-2014-Present Part-Time Faculty, The British College (Franchise – Leeds Beckett University, UK) Nepal, 2020 – Present Head of Department – Computer, Electronics, & Electrical Department, Advanced College of Engineering & Management, Lalitpur, Nepal,2009-2014 Project Manager, Stax Technologies Pvt Limited, Lalitpur, Nepal,2009 IT Consultant, Purbanchal University, Biratnagar, Nepal, 2003-2009 Principal, Eastern College of Engineering & Management, Biratnagar, Nepal , 2007-2008 Computer Engineer, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal ,2000-2002 Instructor, I-Node Computer Education/Khirki Village, New Delhi, India, 1997-2000
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The British College, Franchise Leeds Beckett University-UK
Apr 2018 – May 2020
Trade Tower, Kathmandu, Nepal
MSc IT Programme Leader and Research Co-ordinator
Deliver comprehensive and executive level support to leading all aspects of the MSC IT program, comprising coordinating with the Leeds Beckett University, UK, Preparing and presenting excellent lectures to the students of MSc IT and BSc (Hons) Computing on regular basis. Assigning several projects to the bachelor and master level students and delivering support to accurately complete projects within a timely manner. Conduct and spearhead research workshops, seminars, and conferences as well as organize and direct training sessions for students in their entrepreneurship journey at the Business Incubation center. Achievements: ● Optimized organizational efficiency by introducing a new course – MSc IT from Leeds Beckett University and establishing a research and development center. ● Planned a 1st IEEE international conference on artificial intelligence for transforming business and society. ● Created and executed various policies, procedures, and guidelines of the organization for seamless operations.
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National Information Technology Center, Ministry of Information Communication and Technology, Government of Nepal
Jun 2014 – Mar 2018
Singha Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal
Executive Director
Coordinated with various government organizations at regular intervals for comprehending the scope of the projects and identifying their needs. Performed a variety of tasks, including delivering the solutions in a written format, monitoring and designing new software, and arranging training sessions for other consultants. Started consolidated service from co-location service at GIDC, such as the movement toward virtualization service and cloud service from co-location. Formulated software development wing for in-house software development for government agencies. Delivered comprehensive and executive-level technical support towards the development of e-government service and integration to the national portal. Contributed to the creation of a national payment gateway master plan and preliminary implementation. ● Gained achievement in developing a disaster recovery center for a government-integrated data center (GIDC) with the grant of the Korean Government (KOICA). ● Created and executed a multi-layered security system for the data collocated at GIDC with the Grant of the Asian Development Bank.
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Advanced College of Engineering and Management
Jan 2011 – May 2014
Kupondole, Lalitpur, Nepal
Lecturer S-II
Educated the students on various subjects, including software engineering, information system, computer networks, project management, object-oriented analysis, and design. Provided Successful and sustained supervision of students in their projects. Adopted a range of appropriate teaching methods, and assessment strategies that promote high-quality learning that is flexible, distinctive, current, and stimulates learners’ natural curiosity. Offered significant and sustained contribution to the following: strategic development of new programs; approaches to learning; the development of learning resources. Delivered high-quality and sustained contributions to fostering excellence in teaching activities more widely in the Department/College and/or externally. Helped provide a successful and sustained contribution to the corporate life of the College, displaying a willingness to contribute actively to committees, collaborative teaching, and administrative tasks. Operated as a team leader and as a leading-edge researcher across a range of areas within the field of Computer Science and engineering. ● Maintained an excellent and sustained record of peer-reviewed research publications ● Sustained high-value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University ● Gained a high reputation for the development of teaching and learning excellence within the discipline. ● Created significant and sustained high-quality innovative contributions to the management/administration of the Department/College/University ● Provided Successful and sustained performance in significant administrative/managerial role(s)
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Kathmandu University
Jan 2012 – Dec 2016
PhD, Computer Engineering
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Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University
Jan 2002 – Sep 2005
Master of Science in Information and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Communication
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Mangalore University
Jul 1992 – Jul 1997
Bachelor of Engineering , Computer