Dr. Prem Prasad Paudel


Full name : Dr. Prem Prasad Paudel, Ph.D.
Date of Birth : 1967/11/23
Full address : Kathmandu Metropolitan -26, Samakhushi Mhenpi
Phone no : 9841519141 (Mob)
Email address : paudelpp98@gmail.com
Graduated Japanese University : Kyushu University, Fukuoka Japan
Subject of study : Forests Conservation (Erosion Control)
Study year:  (2000-2006)
Contribution in JUAAN: Served JUAAN at the capacity Treasurer, General Secretray, Vice president, and President
Presidency year in JUAAN (2019-2021)
Affiliation: Department of Forests and Soil Conservation.


Prof. Dr. Rohit Kumar Pokharel


Full name: Prof. Dr. Rohit Kumar Pokharel; MD, PhD
Full address: Kanchanrup- 9, Saptari
Contact address: Chandragiri-5, Kathmandu
Phone number: 014312490 mobile number: 977-9851076024
E-mail address: rohit@iom.edu.np
Japanese University graduated from: Kobe University, School of Medicine

Subject of study: Orthopaedic Surgery

Study year: 1994 – 1999

Brief experience in Japan: I studied orthopaedic surgery and clinical genetics. My thesis for PhD was “Genetic causes of bone and cartilage diseases.’ This field of research that time was very new for a young medical graduate from Nepal.
It is my privilege to get opportunity to study in Japan. More than the subject, I learned discipline, working culture and self-pride from Japanese people. I found Japanese are patriotic from the heart and in practice.

Contribution in JUAAN: I am a life member and a regular attendee of JUAAN activities. I served JUAAN as an executive member in different capacities.

Presidency year in JUAAN: 2015 -17 (between Dinesh Bhuju and Manoj Giri)

Past affiliations:

  • Professor of Dept. of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Maharajgunj Medicine Campus, institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University. (on leave)
  • Founding and Past President of Association of Spine Surgeon of Nepal (ASSN)
  • Immediate Past President of Nepal Orthopaedics Association (NOA)
  • Founding member of Association of Medical Doctors of Asia -Nepal (AMDA-Nepal)
  • Founding executive member of Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Nepal (MDF-Nepal)

Current affiliation: Chairman of Ramraja Prasad Singh Academy of Health Sciences, Rajbiraj.


Prof Dr Rameshwar Prasad Pokharel


Full Name: Prof Dr Rameshwar Prasad Pokharel, MBBS, FKCH, MS, PhD (Pediatric Surgeon)
Date of Birth: 30th Aug 1957.
Address: Jhamak Kumari Marg, Budhanilakantha Municipality 9, Kathmandu.
Tel: 014650330 , 9851964927.
Previous working institute: Tribhuvan Universisty, Institute of Medicine, Maharaj Medical Campus
Duration: 2036 BS to 2076 BS. (40 years of services)
Present working institute: Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Atterkhel, Jorpati, Gokerneshwar Municipality 8, Kathmandu.First Pediatric surgeon graduated from Japan.Affiliated institute in Japan: Kobe University , School of Medicine, Okurayama, Kobe, Japan.
Duration: 1991 -1997.JUSAN / JUAAN Contributions in Nepal:

  • Joined JUSAN, in 1997. and executive member, Joint secretory and Vice President..
  • Concept design for SAFJUAA (South Asian Federation of Japanese Universities Alumni Associations).
  • Constitution of SAFJUAA prepared.
  • Signatory (Founding) Member of SAFJUAA. I signed in the SAFJUAA constitution on be half of JUAAN.
  • First SAFJUAA conference held successfully in Nepal.
  • President JUAAN, 2011-2013.
  • I represented JUAAN to SAFJUAA meeting in Sri Lanka.
  • Established three hospitals out side Kathmandu through an NGO.
  • Award / Appreciation from Japanese Ambassador for the individual contribution to develop Japan -Nepal friendship strong and firm.
  • Kobe YWCA (Young Women Christian Association) recognition me as an extra ordinary activities done by Japan graduates in their own native country. Only six students from the world was selected an I was one of them.
  • JUAAN daily official activities and programs were conducted regularly as per scheduled.
  • Orientation and Japan study fair was conducted through JUAAN in our tenure.
  • Participated in JUAAN first Medical conference and JUAAN conference on Environmental changes in Himalayan Hotel Pulchok.
  • Imanishi Trust management and essay competition awards conducted smoothly.
  • Chagunarayan World Heritage site renovation and inauguration was also successfully done in our executive period.
  • JUSAN / JUAAN 100 years ceremony and Sakura plantation in Godawari, Dhulikhel, (Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital,) Japanese Embassy Pani pokhari and Ambassador’s resident Tahachal premises.

Many more other activities were done but recently they could not memorize at present.

Thank you for your cooperation. If you have any quarries please feel free to contact me any time.

Prof Dr. Rameshwar Prasad Pokharel
Prof in Pediatric Surgery , Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Atterkhel, Gokerneshwar Municipality 8, Kathmandu, Nepal.


Keshab Shrestha


Complete Contact Address: Kumari Chowk – Dhimelho, Swayambhu, Kathmandu – 15. Nepal
Phone No.: 2728857,
Mobile No.: 984 121 9850 (temporary) and,
Email ID: keshabnep@gmail.co
Academic Qualifications:  MSc/ Master in Botany and Microbiology; Doctorate of Science (DSc) in Microbiology
University: Tribhuvan University/Kyoto University,
Department: Central Department of Botany, TU/ Department of Marine Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kyoto, Japan
Program in Japan: Master and Doctorate, Kyoto University, Japan as a Monbusho and AOTS recipients
Current Affiliation in Nepal: Retired Professor of Natural History Museum. TU, Nepal/Federation of Swayambhu Management and Conservation (FSMC)
Abroad; Museology in Fulhourt Natural History Museum, Germany, Kansai Environmental Engineering Centre (KEEC), Osaka,
Previous role in JUAAN: Associated since 1994; active participation with some past Japanese University Students while preparing draft of the constitution of Japanese University Students Alumni Association, Nepal (JUSAAN), as Secretary, General Secretary, Vice-President and President (2009 – 2011), Life member.


Bal Bahadur Parajuli


Full name: Bal Bahadur Parajuli, Doctor of Engineering (PhD)
Permanent address: Makalu-2, Sankhuwasabha
Contact address: Lalitpur Metropolitan City-2, Sanepa, Bijaya Basti
Phone number: + 977-9851182092
E-mail address: balparajuli@homail.com
Japanese University graduated from: Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Ehime University, Matsuyama

Subject of study: Water Environment and Development (Sediment/Hydraulic Engineering)

Study year: 1997-1998 (Research Student), 1998-2000 (MEng- Hydraulic Eng), 2000 – 2003 (Dr. Eng).

Brief experience in Japan: studied water resources and sediment hydraulic engineering. My thesis for PhD was “Reservoir sedimentation of sand-gravel mixture in steep slope channel.’ This has been always my privilege to get the opportunity with a prestigious Japanese government Scholarship (Mon-bu-shyo).

Contribution in JUAAN: Beside the regular activities concluded as a life member, Executive member (2005-2007), and President (2007-2009), followings are specific achievements:

  • successfully signed an agreement with JASSO for Education Fair (August 2008) with the full cooperation of Ms. Michiko Suzuki, the then Executive Director of Student Exchange Dept. of JASSO) and Prof. Dr. Yuriko SATO, TIT;
    fully cooperated in celebration of Golden Jubilee of Diplomatic Relation of Nepal-Japan as a coordinator for the seminar

Presidency year in JUAAN: 2007 -2009.

Past affiliations:
Senior Project Engineer (RRN/DfID CSP: 2004-2007); Visiting Researcher (Ehime University, 2006-2010); Deputy Team Leader (ADB/WUSC Skills Development Project: 2014-2015); Project Implementation Specialist (ADB/JFPR: 2016-2017); Deputy Team Leader (GEODATA/GON BheriBabai Diversion Multipurpose Project 48 MW. 51000 Ha irrigation: 2019-2021); Professor (HIST, 2015-onwards); Board Director (REMIT Hydro Ghinsha Khola HEP 77.5 Mw: 2021-onwards); and Research/study works.

Current affiliation:
Professor (HIST, 2015-onwards);
Board Director (REMIT Hydro, Ghunsha Khola HEP 77.5 Mw: 2021-onward)


Mr Harendra B Barua


Name: Harendra Bikash Barua

Date of Birth: 20 April, 1938

Place of Birth: Bagh Bazar, Dillibazar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Address: Chakupat, Patan, Kathmandu, Nepal POBox 3603

Contact: 9841742964, hbarua1@gmail.com

Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor of arts (BA), Trichandra College, Patna University, India, 1957
  • Masters in Economics (MA), Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, 1963
  • UN Fellow for Advance Course in Economic Planning, United Nations Asian Institute of Economics, Development & Planning, Bangkok, Thailand, 1966-67
  • Diploma in International Relations and Management, Institute of International Studies, Fujinomiya, Japan, 1983
  • University in Japan: Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo and Institute of International Studies, Fujinomiya, Japan

Study Year in Japan: 1963 and 1983

Course and Subject of Study in Japan: Masters in Economics (MA) and Diploma in International Relations and Management

Degree obtained: MA


  • Awarded “The Order of the Rising Sun” Gold and Silver Rays, by Government of Japan, 1998 (The first Nepali National to receive the award in Nepal)

President of Japan University Students Association, Nepal (JUSAN): 1995-2001

JUAAN activities:

  • Life member of JUAAN
  • Founder Member of Kathmandu Japanese Language School, 1966
  • Founder Member of Japan Students & Trainees Club- 1973
  • President of Japan University Students Association, Nepal (JUSAN)- 1995-2001
  • Board Member of Sakai Lions Club & Imanishi Memorial Fellowship Trust, Nepal
  • Senior advisor of JUAAN EC, till 2022

Affiliation(s) and Position(s):

Section officer, Small & Cottage Industry Department, Minister of Industry, HMG, 1963

Assistant Manager, Balaju Industrial Estate, 1964

Manager, Patan Industrial Estate, 1965

Planning Officer, Small & Cottage Industry Department, Minister of Industry, HMG, 1966

Senior Officer, Embassy of Japan, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1968 till date


Pioneer Nepali Students in Japan- Century Ago- in three language Nepali, Japanese and English- 2002

Foundation for Industrial Development of Japan, Culture and Modernization of Japan

Position of Small Medium Industries of Japan

Japanese Business Corporations

Lesson from Modernization of Japan (First Nepali Students in Japan in 1902 (Meiji 35 Yrs)

Handmade Paper of Nepal (a case study)

Productivity Problems of Industries in Nepal

Many other articles on Japan, Japan Nepal relations etc.