Dr. Bhattarai is a founder member of Nepal Engineering College. He is a holder of P.H.D degree. He is also a visiting professor of Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University. He is also a member of Academic Council, Pokhara University. He is also involved in the capacity of Advisor at KIST Medical College and Tourism & Hotel management College. Also, he is a senior consultant at Construction Management Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Besides this, Mr. Bhattarai, has published 3 books and numerous articles in national and international journals.