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 2071 B.S. (2014 A.D.). List of the Executive Committee officials is presented below:


SN Designation Name Address Email Phone contact
1 Chair person Mr.Hem Bahadur Waiba Semjong-5, Dhading hemwaiba@astha-nepal.com +9779851219839
2 Vice-Chairperson Mrs. Durga Kumari Bhandari Mangalsain Achham drugavandari@gmail.com +9779851088288
3 Gen. Secretary Mr. Govinda Ballav Bhatta Shankarpur-6, Darchula govinda_bhatta@hotmail.com +9779841262096
4 Secretary Mr.Mahesh Bahadur Shahi Layanti-7 Achham maheshshahi66@gmail.com +9779848524593
5 Treasurer Mrs. Bandana Poudel Banasthali,Kathamandu Poudel_band@yahoo.com +9779841487848
6 Member Mrs. Nirmala Rawal  Achham +9779848475436
7 Member Mr. Padam Bahadur Sunar Dailekh Padamsunar5@gamil.com +9779848150392/ 9848062776
8 Member Mr. Bidhan pradhan Dolakha bidhanpd@gmail.com +97701 4241905
9 Member Mr. Paile Damai Achham Prakash.nepali2012@gmail.com +9779868246640
10 Member Mrs. Apsara Adhikari Achham +9779849486380
11 Member Mr. Madan Kumar shahi Dailekh +9779841630195


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: