Dr Basant is a Consultant at the renowned Lumbini Eye Institute where he has worked for many years. His experience is international, with expertise from developing country field programs to high tech. He established the Oculuplastic Department following a fellowship visit to Vancouver. He also founded the National Nepal Phaco(emulsification) Training Program, as Consultant and Master Trainer in collaboration with Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, AOCA Japan and JICA.
In 2009 Dr Basant was awarded the coveted Distinguished Service Award from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr Basant is currently (October 09) Vice Chairman of the Rose Charities International Board