21 July - 2017, 10:22 pm


Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N) is a professional non-governmental organization engaged in developing and promoting appropriate rural technologies effective in meeting the basic needs and improving livelihood of rural people. Established in August 1989 under the Company Act, CRT/N has been re-registered with Government of Nepal (GoN) under the Social Organization Registration Act 2034 since October 1998. The organization is actively engaged in upgrading traditional technologies as well as developing new technologies with diversified and versatile applications to meet rural needs.



Biomass Based Technologies

Technology: Improved Cooking Stove (ICS): Household heating and cooking purpose Description:  

Hydro based Technologies

Technology: Improved Water Mill (IWM) Use: Mainly for grinding along with other end uses such as agro processing, electr

Solar Based Technologies

Technology: Solar cooker ( SK 14 model ) Use: Cooking Descr



WEE-Nepal in Asia Clean Energy Forum 2015

Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) 2015 started in Manila, Philippines from 15-19 June 2015 with Sustainable Energy for All
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Protsahan (Encouragement) Prize Winner

Mr. Lumin Kumar Shrestha, Director, CRT/N receiving Protsahan (Encouragement) prize from Adaptation At Scale, UKAid for Hydraulic Rampump Project s
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Call for Improved Biomass

Call for Improved Biomass Cookstoves for Product Development
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National Workshop on Standards and Testing of Cookstoves in Nepal

The Regional Cookstoves Testing and Knowledge Centre (RTKC) managed by Centre for Rural Technology
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Testing of Cookstoves

Lab and Field Tests for different biomass and biofuel stoves using LEMS and ISO IWA

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Training and Capacity Building

Training to Cookstove Stakeholders (Stove Entrepreneurs, Researcher, Stove Users, 

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RTKC has the experience of conducting various survey/assessment and training...

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Blog Posts

Summary of ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop

ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop, 18-20 August 2014 at Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu Nepal has been one important intervention in bringing together the south Asian Cookstoves testers and related stakeholders to discuss on the issues of biomass cookstoves testing and setting up the ground for the outline of the ISO TC 285 Field Testing Guidance Document (Working Group III). It was participated by about 13 expert delegates from the region and about 45 from Nepal. 

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RTKC Updates

RTKC has been implementing research projects and involved in standardization of the technology this year 2016. It’s current involvements include: 

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