NHRC Board

The activities of NHRC are governed by the Nepal Health Research Council Act 1991, and guided by the NHRC executive board. The board of directors is composed of thirteen members including nominations from the Government of Nepal and institutional representations. The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Member Secretary, and five members are nominated by the Government of Nepal. The nominated members are senior-level scientists from health and related fields. The board also contains members representing the National Planning Commission, Ministry of Health and Population, Ministry of Finance, Institute of Medicine and Nepal Medical Council. The NHRC board meets periodically and provides policy and technical guidance for the NHRC. The Member Secretary or the Executive Chief with the advice from the NHRC Board and assistance from technical and administrative staffs of NHRC manages regular affairs.

Prof. Dr. Gehanath BaralChairperson
Prof. Dr. Gaurav Raj DhakalVice-Chairperson
Prof. Dr. Mrigendra Raj PandeyEmeritus Chairperson
Prof. Dr. Bandana KhanalMember
Dr. Awadhesh TiwariMember
Dr. Ram Adhar YadavMember
Dr. Santosh ShakyaMember
Mr. Ishwori Prasad AryalMinistry of Finance
Representative Member
Dr. Kiran RupakhetiNational Planning Commission
Representative Member
Dr. Madan Kumar UpadhyayaMinistry of Health and Population
Representative Member
Prof. Dr. Mohan Raj SharmaChief, Research Committee, IoM
Representative Member
Prof. Dr. Bhagwan KoiralaChairperson, Nepal Medical Council
Representative Member
Dr. Pradip GyanwaliMember-Secretary (Executive-Chief)