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Present NCWA Executive Members Profile
Mr. Hemanta Kharel - President

M.A. in Economics (Tribhuwan University), Project Management for Local Development (University of Connecticut, U.S.A.), Management of Agriculture and Rural Development (Inst. for Development Policy and Management, University of Manchester, U.K.). Special Class Officer, Ministry of Local Development, Government of Nepal (Karnali Development Unit); Over 30 years of experiences in the field of Rural Development working with the Government of Nepal; President, Rotary Club of Buddhanilkantha (2006-20); President, Padmodaya Alumni Association.

Mr. Umesh Bahadur Malla - Vice President
B.E.(Civil, IIT Roorkee); M.Phil. (Urban Design & Regional Planning), University of Edinburgh, 1976; Humphrey/SPURS Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (1983-84). Served Government of Nepal over 30 years (1965-2001) in various capacities as: Joint Secretary (Ministry of Housing & Physical Planning); Director General, Department of Housing & Urban Development; and Nepal National Coordinator (UN Habitat II conference from 1993-96). Associated with a number of social & professional organizations: Nepal Council of World Affairs since 1991, Regional & Urban Planners Society of Nepal (President, 2006-2008), Nepal Engineers Association (Fellow Member); Nepal Association of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows (Past President, 1990-92 ); IIT Roorkee Alumni Association of Nepal, President, Lions Club of Bishal Bazar, 1993-94; member, Management Association of Nepal; Himalayan Yeti (Nepalese Association in the U.K); Nepal Britain Society, and Shelter & Local Technology Development Center (SLTDC). Chief editorship of Journal of Nepal Engineers' Association from 1969 to 1972. Currently working as a free lance consultant for various government and international organizations including UN Habitat, ADB, KOICA. Participated in international & regional conferences held in a number of countries in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. Email:
Mr. Ashim Thapa - Secretary General
Graduate, Hospitality Management, Sydney, Australia; Worked in different international chain hotels while in Australia; Involved in construction business focusing on building and real estate of Nepal since 2002; Executive Member and Coordinator, Peace and National Security Sub Committee, NCWA (2014-2016); importing building related materials from different countries of the world; Participated in international & regional conferences held in number of countries including India, China, USA, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Pakistan, etc.

Mr. Bhuban Pathak - Secretary
MA (Pol.Sc), Tribhuvan University; Former Assistant Minister, Education and Sports; Executive Member, high Level Decentralization Commission; Executive Director, National Tea and Coffee Development Board; Acting Chairman, Nepal Political Science Association (POLSAN); President, Nepal Archery Association; Vice President, Nepal Boxing Association; Member, Tribhuvan University Senate; Member, Kathmandu Municipality; President, National Democratic Youth Party (RPP) Since 2001; Assistant Secretary General, RPP; Participated in several National and International seminars, symposiums and workshops and has presented various countries in America, Europe, Asia, and Africa; co-author, book on institutional management and Human Resource Development; Editor, Book on Nepalese Youth and democracy; Chief Editor, Youth , a monthly news magazine in English and Nepali; actively involved in numerous social national and international organizations.

Mr. Rabindra Nath Bhattarai - Treasurer
B. Sc, M.A. (Population Studies); Associate professor, Patan Multiple Campus (PMC), TU; Founding Head, dept. of Population Studies, PMC, TU; Member Subject Committee for three consecutive terms; Deputy secretary, TUTA-PMC; Senior Research and Planning Officer, ADDCN, 2000-03; Principal Kageswori English Boarding School 1990-93; Programme Officer, Editor & core team member for the Preparation of Decentralization Research & local self-governance act and regulations related DDC/VDC information booklet distributed for all 75 district and all VDCs, ADDVN/UNICEF, 1997-2000; District Coordinator, National Survey on Migration, Employment, Birth, Death & Contraception; Executive Secretary, Population Association of Nepal, 2003-05; Editor, Economic journal of Development & Orbit National Monthly; Research Article published on various journals.

Mr.Buddhi Narayan Shrestha - Executive Member
M.A. (Geog), Tribhuwan University; Land Use Mapping, Canada; Land Surveying, Calcutta, India; Former Director General, Survey Department; Managing Director, Bhumichitra Mapping Co.; Awarded of Madan Puraskar (2057); Study research, publication and presentation on Border Issues of Nepal; Member, International Boundaries Research Unit (IBRU) Durham; UK; Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (1997-99) London, UK; President, Nepal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Email:
Miss Jaya Sharma - Executive Member
MA (Home Science and Nepali), Associate Professor, Tribhuvan University, 32 years in Teaching experiences, Principle of Juniper English Boarding School from (2041-2053); Member of Educational Council T.U.; Treasurer, Tribhuvan University Teachers Association (TUTA) 2059-2069.; Secretary of Home Science and Women's Development Association, Nepal.
Prof. Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh - Executive Member
Ph.D. (Delhi University) Post Doctoral Research Degree (1993-1994) Indiana University, USA; M.A. Tribhuvan University; Professor (1966-1992); Joint Secretary (1998-1999), Ministry of Education and Nepal Election Commission; Former Member, Nepal Academy and National Human Rights commission; Former President, Nepal Tourism Journalists Association; Former President, Nepal Maldives Friendship Association; More than two dozens of publications on literature and culture.
Mr. Bimal Khadka - Executive Member
Mr. Surendra Prasad Chaudhary - Executive Member

Mr. Biraj Pradhan - Executive Member
FCCA(Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant), Executive MBA Manager of Research Development, Consultancy, Kathmandu, University; Member, International Assembly; Member, Global Forum; Member, Accountancy Future Academy at ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants); Toastmaster, Everest Toastmaster Club. Email:
Supporting Staffs
Mr. Yuba Raj Adhikari - Officer

Kumar Shrestha - Messanger
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