Mr. Bishnu Prasad Shrestha
Holds Master of Arts (Economics) from Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, 1967 and Colombo Plan Research Scholar at University of Bombay, Bombay, 1974-1976 & Institute for Social and Economic Change Bangalore, 1976-1980.
He has served and been involved with many organizations in different levels – Deputy Managing Director in Center for Micro Finance, Kathmandu, Nepal from June 2002 to May 2003.
Honorary Advisor, Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), Bangkok, Thailand from May 2001 to May 2003.
Managing Director, UN FAO affiliated APRACA (Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association) Consultancy Services (ACS), Jakarta, Indonesia from 8th Dec 1991 to 30th April 2001.
Concurrently, “International Coordinator Consultant for Bank Indonesia (the central bank of Indonesia) and GTZ (German Agency for Technical Cooperation) project for linking banks and self-help groups, micro/SMEs in Indonesia called: Linkage Project from March 1992 to April 2001.
Assistant Secretary – General, UN FAO affiliated Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), Bangkok, Thailand from July 1988 to Dec 1991.
Deputy Chief Officer, Agricultural Credit Division Nepal Rastra Bank (the central bank of Nepal), Kathmandu, Nepal from February 20, 1984 to June 30, 1988.
Assistant Research Officer, Office of the Governor, Nepal Rastra Bank (central bank of Nepal), Kathmandu, Nepal from 1981 to 1984 and 1970 to 1974.
Deputy Chief Officer, Agricultural Credit Division of Nepal Rastra Bank, Kathmandu, Nepal from 1973 to 1974.
Assistant Research Officer, Regional Research Center of Nepal Rastra Bank, Bhairahawa Branch, Bhairahawa, Nepal from January to November, 1970.
Assistant Statistical Officer, Research Department, Nepal Rastra Bank, Kathmandu, Nepal from November 1969 to January 1970.
Assistant Research Officer, Regional Research Center of Nepal Rastra Ban, Birgunj Branch, Birgunj, Nepal from June to November 1969.
Teacher, Tribhuwan Trishuli High School, Trishuli, Nuwakot, Nepal from 1967 to 1968.