On May 1, 2011, Nepal Astronomical Society(NASO)in collaboration with Martin Chautari (MC) organized a talk program under the research seminar series of MC as a celebration of Global Astronomy Month (GAM) in Nepal.During the program, Rishi Shah, Academician-Nepal Academy of Science and Technology(NAST); president-Nepal Astronomical Society(NASO) presented a talk on "Promoting Space Science and Astronomy Education in for the Development of Society in Nepal". The talk was followed by short documentaries on Space Science and astronomy.
This is the first time that NASO organized an event at recognized discussion forum. Martin Chautari is vary famous for the discussion series on social science. "This is the first that that such a program has been organized as a part of research series at our place", said the Devendra Upreti,co-ordinator of the discussion series at Martin Chautari.