Dr Binod Nepal

Public Officer

Mr Ang Dawa Sherpa

State Director – WA

Mr Raju Upadhyaya

State Director – SA

Ms Punam Pant

State Director –  TAS

Mr Bhola Giri

State Director – VIC

Dr Durga Dutta Kandel

State Director – ACT

Mr Bishnu Hamal

State Director – NSW

Mr Suman Joshi

State Director – QLD

Mr Sudeep Shrestha

State Director – NT

Mr Govinda Rana

Assistant Spokesperson

Mr Pradeep Dhungana

Assistant Treasurer

Dr. Raju Adhikari
Dr. Raju Adhikari


President, South Asian Community Link Group (SACLG), www.sackg.org.au,
Dr Adhikari is also a Founding and current president of Federation of Nepalese Communities
associations of Australia (FeNCAA) www.fencaa.org.au, Advisory Board member , SAMAC
and Eastern Metropolitan region VMC 2019-2021, Cluster Director Nepal Region, Emotional
Well Being Institute (EWBI), Geneva. https://www.ewb.institute/team, Founding President,
Nepali Association of Victoria (NAV), www.nav.org.au, (1997-2000), Chair, NRNA ICC Skill
Knowledge and Innovation (SKI) program, Nepal Science Foundation ( www.nrna.org.np),
A/ Professor, School of Science RMIT University, Honorary Fellow, CSIRO Manufacturing,
Director Cram Responsive Polymers Pty Ltd.

Dr Adhikari has received several awards such as CSIRO Agriculture and Food Director award
(2017), Australian Museum Eureka Prize Runner up (2011), CSIRO Medal (2006), CSIRO
Molecular Science SAP Innovation Award (2004), CSIRO Molecular Science SAP Go for
Growth Award (2004). Victoria Multicultural Commission (VMC) Community Service
Innovation ward, 2020. Nepali Association of Victoria (NAV) Academic Achievement 2018,
Multicultural personality of the year, Serendib, 2016, Victoria Multicultural Commission
(VMC)- Meritorious service to the community, 2015, Outstanding community personality –Non-
Resident Nepali Association (NRNA Australia) 2009,Outstanding distinguished community
service recognition, NRNA-Australia, 2011, Australia of the year, Non-Resident Nepali
Association (NRNA), 2012, Nepali Consulate of Victoria excellence and leadership award, 2012,
S&T contributions and community service, Nepal Democratic Association, Sydney 2012,
Significant contribution to S&T and community Service, Nepal Jansanchar -an online portal
Sydney 2011. He has published over 100 papers in per reviewed scientific journals, 5 book
chapters and owns 28 patents.  Please follow Dr Raju’s Linkedin profile for further details.



Ms. Indra Ban

Vice President

Dr. Krishna Hamal

General Secretary

Mr. Rajan Koirala


Mr. Bom Yonzon


Dr Mani Paneru

Assistant General Secretary