Our Team

Mrs. Roshani Shrestha – Executive Director

Building on her Bachelors in Community Nursing with a Masters in Health Development, Roshani has added nutrition and leadership courses from the Philippines and Japan and has led NPCS as its director since 1995, including through its transition from a UMN project to becoming an independent NGO.

Mrs. Samita Kila – Project Coordinator

Samita joined the NPCS team in 2022 in a senior role which includes project management and training. Her background is in public health, food and nutrition.

Mr. Ranjan Ghimire – 
Admin & Finance Officer

Ranjan completed his Bachelors in Business Administration before joining NPCS in 2022, and is working on his masters qualification.  He is responsible for managing the multiply-sourced funding that finances all of NPCS’s work.

Ms. Sharada Manandhar – Finance & Administrative Assistant

Sharada has been an essential part of the NPCS team since its establishment in 1992 as a UMN project, and continues to oversee many essential tasks that enable the organisation to run smoothly on a daily basis.

Mrs. Rita Shakya –
Nutrition In-charge,
Nutrition for Urban Communities Project

With 20 years of experience working in community and urban health, Rita joined NPCS in 2011 to lead its newly developed project for urban communities in Kathmandu.

Mr. Kishan Shrestha –
Nutrition Officer, Kanchanrup Municipality Community
Nutrition Project

Kishan leads the implementation of project activities in Saptari. He previously led NPCS’s work in Jiri.

Mrs. Sumi Kumari Khatri – Office Assistant/Caretaker

Sumi has contributed to the smooth daily running of NPCS since she first joined the organisation in 1997, and helps us all to work through each day with her good humour and gentleness.

Board Members

Mrs. Rebecca Sinha –
NPCS President

Retired Campus Chief,
Lalitpur Nursing Campus

Mrs. Sati Shrestha- 
NPCS Vice President

Manager, Pratibihta
Milijuli Cooperative

Mrs. Indira Pathak –      Board Treasurer

Finance Manager,
CMC Nepal

Dr. Kalapana Tiwari –
Board Secretary

Research and Operations Director,               CAFODAT

Other Board Members

  • Ms. Sheela Sharma
  • Mr. Puspa Prasad Dhital
  • Mr. Ram Bahadur Shrestha
  • Ms. Nina Rijal
  • Mr. Dipendra Joshi

Organisation Advisors

Ms. Miriam Krantz – Nutritionist

Mrs. Deirdre Zimmerman – Nutritionist

Mrs. Vicki Kim –

Mr. Bal Krishna Maharjan –
Strategic Advisor,
Shanjal Nepal