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ICA Nepal has a 9 member Board, represented by social workers that are associated with a variety of fields. Many of them are internationally, as well as nationally recognised, for the commendable work accomplished in their chosen field of the social movement. The team members are as follows:

  1. Dr. Tatwa Prasad Timsina, Chairperson
  2. Hemanta Pokharel Vice Chairperson
  3. Ms. Ishu Subba, General Secretary
  4. Mr. Mohan B. Karki, Treasurer
  5. Ms. Devaka Shrestha - Member
  6. Ms. Sarala Sharma Member
  7. Mr. Kali Bahadur Shahi - Member
  8. Mr. Krishna Khadka - Member
  9. Ms. Kesha Kumari Pariyar - Member

ICA Nepal's staff team is comprised of a young, dynamic and energetic group, having an excellent academic background and a high learning attitude.


Ms. Ishu Subba is the young and dynamic person currently serving ICA Nepal as General Secretary and Executive Director. She has been a part of ICA Nepal since 2006 and has successfully led many projects. Ms. Subba coordinated the International Conference on Human Development in 2012. She has worked extensively in the training and research field with academic and non-governmental organisations in Nepal.


Dr. Tatwa P. Timsina, Founder of ICA in Nepal

Dr. Tatwa P. Timsina founded the ICA in Nepal in early 1998. Presently he is the Professor of Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

With his support and coordination, several scholars from Nepal are pursuing Ph.D. studies in Nepal and India in various disciplines. He has contributed his expertise as a trainer/facilitator for a number of organizations including the Government of Nepal, UNDP, USAID, ADB etc.

He facilitates training on various themes such as environmental management, strategic planning, development issues etc. Dr. Timsina has written several books on training and facilitation, environment and development issues. He is also actively involved in the Rotary movement in Nepal. He was the President of the Rotary Club of Rudramati, Kathmandu in 2008/09. He has also served as the Chairperson of Institute of Cultural Affairs International from 2004 to 2006. In his active involvement, and with the support of many national and international donors, about 10 000 people have received training on various themes and more than 50 community development projects have been implemented in various parts of Nepal. He has travelled to more than 40 countries in connection with his work.

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