Executive Board


ASTHA Nepal is governed by a team of dedicated and selfless volunteers having extensive knowledge in different area of discipline. The executive committee is elected every three years through election. The current committee was formed on 2076 B.S. (2019 A.D.). List of the Executive Committee officials is presented below:


SN Designation Name Address Email Phone contact
1 Chair person Mrs. Durga Kumari Bhandari  Achham durgavandari@gmail.com 9849663395
2 Vice-Chairperson Mr. Madan Kumar Shahi Dailekh shahimadan@gmail.com 9841630195
3 General Secretary Mr. Tilak Chepang Dhading chepangtilak97@gmail.com 9849156491
4 Secretary Mr. Nirajan Bahadur Shahi Achham nirajanshahi03@gmail.com 9851214137/9803619167
5 Treasurer Mr. Mahesh Bahadur Shahi Achham maheshshahi66@gmail.com 9864940012
6 Member Mr. Hem Waiba  Dhading hemwaiba@gmail.com 9818495472/9851219893
7 Member Mr. Paile Nepali Achham prakash.nepali2012@gmail.com 9848472998
8 Member Mr. Padam Bahadur Sunuwar  Dailekh padamsunar5@gmail.com 9848150392/9848062776
9 Member Mrs. Nirmala Rawal Achham rawalnirmala4@gmail.com 9848475436
10 Member Mrs. Bandana Paudel Dang Poudel_band@yahoo.com 9841487848
11 Member Mr. Birendra Bdr Shahi Kailali birendrashahi12@gmail.com 9749086597


ASTHA Nepal has a sound human resource base. Apart from the Core staff, ASTHA has maintained a roster of professionals, who are available on request and as required by the organisation. At present the following expertise is available within ASTHA Nepal:

  • GESI, leadership and development
  • NRM/ horticulture/ agro-forestry practices
  • Sustainable soil management
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Cooperative management and Micro finance
  • Micro enterprise, market linkage and management
  • Social mobilization and community development
  • Multiple Water Use System/ Micro- irrigation
  • Formal/ non- formal education

ASTHA Nepal has altogether 86 staff (including research professionals) and 9 experts. List of senior level staff with their expertise: