Mr. Bishnu Prasad Lamsal

Senior Director of Studies
Area of specialization: 
Capacity Development, Governance, Public Administration, Qualitative Research, Strategic/Results Based Management, Systems Thinking
Master Degree in public administration (MPA), Master Degree in arts specialized in Nepali Language (MA)


Department Head

Research and Consulting Services Department
Governance and Development Management Learning Group



  • Master Degree in public administration (MPA), Tribhuvan University (2003)
  • Master Degree in arts specialized in Nepali Language (MA), , Tribhuvan University (1995)

Training and Professional Course

  • Direct Cash Transfer Scheme on Social Security- World Bank, USA (2009)
  • Contributory Pension Schemes on Social Security- Seoul, Korea (2008)
  • Senior Executive Development Program NASC, Nepal (2008)
  • Social Security Scheme Training- Turin, Italy (2007)
  • Gender Mainstreaming Training- Japan (2004)
  • 9th International Postal Research-Japan (1998)
  • In Service Training on Project Planning- NASC, Nepal (1997)
  • Basic Administrative Training NASC, Nepal (1990)

Work Experience

  • Senior Director of Studies, Nepal Administrative Staff College (August 2019- Present)
  • Secretary, Government of Nepal (2014 August - August 2019)
  • Joint Secretary, Government of Nepal (2005-2014 August)
  • Under Secretary, Government of Nepal (1999-2005)
  • Section Officer, Government of Nepal (1992-1999)

Participations in International Seminar

  • Transnational security cooperation 18-2 APCSS Hawaii, USA (2018)
  • UN meeting on Voluntary National Review of SDGs, (presentation of Nepal’s progress) New York USA (2017)
  • UN- HLPF meeting, New York USA (2017)
  • UN-CSW Annual meeting, New York USA (2017)
  • UNESCAP Annual Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand (2017)
  • Ministerial meeting on Child Protection, Malaysia (2016)
  • ILO 105th Annual convention, Geneva, Switzerland (2016)
  • EAROPA Meeting, Vietnam (2014)
  • 2013: 46th ADB Annual meeting (2013)
  • Social security Training, World Bank, USA (2010)
  • Malaysian Insurance Summit- Kualalampur Malaysia (2010)
  • Labor Migration Seminar- Philippines (2010)
  • GCC meeting on labor migration–UAE (2010)
  • Annual Session of UNESCAP, Bangkok  (2008)
  • Migration Seminar- Jordan (2007)
  • 94th and 96th Annual meeting of ILO- Geneva, Switzerland (2006 and 2008)

Area of Interest

  • Governance, inter-government relation, service delivery, development planning, office management and so on.