Nilam Kumar Shrestha is a young, vibrant, and forward-thinking leader in Nepal's education sector. He served as the principal of one of the most prominent institutions in his nation, Sainik Awasiya Mahavidyalaya, Dharan (Military Residential School Dharan) for six years. He is currently serving as the principal of Bishnu Memorial Secondary School Dharan, another prestigious academic institution. Mr. Shrestha has a first-class M.A. in English from Tribhuvan University and an M. Ed. in Educational Leadership and Management with a CGPA of 4.0 from Kathmandu University. He is an M. Phil Scholar of Educational Leadership in Kathmandu University.
With his hardworking and never quitting attitude and amicable personality, Mr. Shrestha has achieved remarkable heights in the academia which may be an inspiration for so many young people who want to excel in the field of education and leadership. He has experience of teaching the pupils from Nursery to the university students. As a teacher for English, he has always set an example for his colleagues with his remarkable language competency and outstanding academic achievement for which he was awarded the best subject teacher award for three times. He was well acknowledged and applauded for his outstanding strategic management of the school’s scholastic and co-scholastic activities during Covid 19 pandemic. He is also a popular IELTS facilitator in the region.
Mr. Shrestha has received and attended several national and international trainings and workshops related to his profession such as Professional Development, School Psychology, Action Research, Pedagogy, Career Counseling, etc. He has presented his papers in different national and international conferences. He has also undertaken the responsibilities of Judges in different regional and national level school competitions. Mr. Shrestha can be regarded as an exemplary leader, motivator, trainer, counselor and above all a learner.
Mr. Shrestha has received the Commendation letters from the Nepali Army Eastern Divisional Headquarters and the Eastern Command Headquarters for his exceptional contribution and leadership roles in the Military Schools. Besides, he has also been awarded the ‘Best Global Principal Awards’ by International Internship University (IIU) and the ‘Asia’s Outstanding Academic Leadership Awards’ by Asia Awards powered by World Research Congress for his outstanding contribution in the academia in general and the leadership roles in education in particular in Nepal.