Mr. Birendra Mahato

Secretary : Nepal Museum Association 

Birendra Mahato

Ratnanagar Municipality 18 – Bachhauli, Chitwan, Nepal
Email: birendra121(at)
Cell: +9779855062484


2012 till the date         Pursuing Undergraduate Degree in Indira Gandhi Open University, India in Social Work

2012                            Elementary course for Social Sciences from Indira Gandhi Open University, India in Social Work

1997                            School Leaving Certificate (SLC) from the Board of Nepal, Ministry of Education


  • Training on Museum Management and Art Gallery display from Nepal Trust Nature Conservation and Biodiversity Conservation Center
  • Training in English Language for one month from British Council
  • Nature Guide Training from Chitwan National Park
  • Conflict Management Training for one week from Nepal Indigenous Development Society (NIDS), Enabling State Program, DFID, DANIDA and SDC
  • Proposal Writing Training for five days from Jhuwani Community Library
  • Organizational Development Training from Jhuwani Community Library
  • Training on ILO 169 for three days from NIDS
  • Basic Computer Training from Refresh Computer Training Center


2014 – Present            Program Coordinator Green Society Nepal

2012 – 2015                 Chair Person, Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Center, Bachhauli, 6, Bachhauli, Chitwan, Nepal 

2007 to till the date     Working as a Research Associate in the Research Project Environment History of  Terai with Thomas Robertson, Professor of Environmental History, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA)

2011                            Working as a Research Associate in the Pilot Research Conservation Biology with Teri Aallendorf, Professor of Environmental Studies, The University of Wisconsin, USA

2011                          Worked as a Secretary in Sauraha Community Library Chitwan Nepal

2006 - 2009                 Founder Chair Person of Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Centre Bachhauli, 6 - Bachhauli, Chitwan, Nepal

2006                            Worked as a Museum Trainer in Tourism Board of Nepal for Lumbini Tharu Cultural Museum, Lumbini

2005 - 2008                 Chair Person Hariyali Youth Club, Bachhauli, 6 - Bachhauli, Chitwan, Nepal

2008                            Worked as Treasurer in Green Society Nepal


  • "Role of Ethnic Museum for Community Development" in Sameo - Spafa UNESCO Publication, Thailand

Professional Affiliations

  • General Member of International Council of Museum (ICOM)
  • General Member of Nepal Indigenous Development Society (NIDS)
  • Charter Member of Lions Club of Chitwan, Sauraha
  • Member of Tharu Cultural Museum, Bachhauli, Chitwan
  • Life-long Member of Nepal Red Cross Society Nepal
  • Life-long Member of Sauraha Community Library, Chitwan, Nepal

Citizenship:    Nepal

Language:      Nepali (native speaker), Proficiency in Hindi and English, Mother tongue, Tharu



Thomas Robertson
Asst. Professor of History
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609

Teri Allendorf, Ph.D. The University of Wisconsin
212 Agriculture Hall
1450, Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1562 USA
Phone: 608-262-3946, Email:

Arjun Guneratne
Professor of Anthropology
Editor, Himalaya
Department of Anthropology
Macalester College
Saint Paul, MN 55105 USA
Phone: (651) 696-6362
Fax: (651) 696-6324