Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Bio-data-Prabhakar-updated-February 12, 2014


Special Correspondent
Republica English Daily
Nepal Republic Media Pvt.Ltd
JDA Complex, Bag Durbar, Sundhara, Kathmandu, NEPAL
Cell : 977-9841-564442,  977-1-4265100, Fax: 977-1-4255257
E-mail :

 EDUCATION                                                                                             .  

·        2010            Masters of Mass Communication and Journalism
                         (Batch Topper and Gold Medalist with Distinction   Marks)
                         Kantipur City Collage, Kathmandu, Purbanchal University– NEPAL

·        2008             Post Graduate Diploma in Education
                      Community Education Campus, Kathmandu,
                         Tribhuwan University-Nepal

·        2005             Diploma in Development Journalism
                     Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC),  
                     New Delhi (Under Indian Government’s full   scholarship)

·        1997              Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
                          Saraswoti Multiple Campus, Kathmandu,   
                              Tribhuwan University, Nepal

·        1992             Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)
                    Balkumari Collage, Narayangirh, Chitwan            
                      Tribhuwan University- Nepal

·        1990              Intermediate of Commerce (I.Com)
                      Shree Commerce Campus (Shahid Smriti Multiple
                      Campus), Ratnanagar, Chitwan                
                      Tribhuwan University-Nepal

·        1987              School Leaving Certificate (SLC)
               Amar Secondary School, Patihani, Chitwan, SLC Board -Nepal

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                         .

2009 April- 12 Feb 2014 ---Nepal Republic Media Pvt Ltd           
Kathmandu, Nepal
§  Business News Bureau Chief ( Business News Editor / Special  Correspondent (Republica English Daily) --From 2014 January 15
§  Business News Bureau Chief ( Business News Editor / Senior correspondent (2013 January-2014 January)
§  Deputy chief of Business News Bureau / Senior Correspondent (2011 March- 2013 January)
§  Senior Correspondent (Republica English Daily) (2009 April –March 2011 )

n  Editing news, translating news, coordinating colleagues of  Business News Bureau
n  Planning for business news pages and news stories every day
n  Daily Reporting on special beats: Foreign Trade, Foreign Employment, Labor Issues, Public Enterprises, Capital Markets, Agriculture , Public Finance, Food Security
n  Giving News story ideas for junior colleagues
n  Briefing to editor about the news stories developed by Business News Bureau
n  Participating policy making process of editorial department


2000-2008: Kantipur Publications Pvt Ltd


§  Senior Assistant Sub-Editor, The Kathmandu Post English Daily



§  Daily news reporting (Special Beats: Foreign Employment, Labor Issues, Public Enterprises, Capital Market, Derivative Market, Agriculture, Infrastructure, Commodities and Supplies)

  • § Regular Analysis of Stock Market trend
§  Interview various people of corporate sector

Ø  Chief of Regional News Bureau of Kantipur Publications
in Bharatpur , Chitwan

§  Coordinate with 10 correspondents of six districts for news everyday   

§  Inform about major issues of regional news to central office
§  Edit news came from different correspondents of the region and sent to the news to central office  after  editing
§  News reporting specially on environment, tourism, wildlife, agriculture

§  Call regular meeting with regional correspondents to share news ideas
§  Evaluate performance of regional reporters and recommend for incentives for deserving reporters

Ø    News Desk sub-editor

§  Editing news stories sent by district correspondents
§  Making pages allocated for district level news
§  Recommending the news which deserves placing on front pages
§  Occasionally reporting on environment related news

1999-2000    : Kamana Publications Pvt Ltd, Kathmandu, Nepal


Senior Reporter/ Chief of Business News Bureau

(Nepal Samacharpattra Daily)

§  Daily Reporting (Special Beats: Banking, agriculture, tourism, civil aviation, public enterprises) 
§  Daily coordination of business news

ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS                                                                            .

·        2012--Journalism Excellence Award by Nepal Cultural Association
·        2006 –Best Working Journalist Award (esented by Nepal Press   Union, Chitwan Chapter
·        2004  -- Environmental Journalism Award  (Presented by Nepal Forum of    Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ) 

·        2004--Letter of Appreciation by Narayangirh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI)

·        2003--Letter of Appreciation by Jyoti Library, Bharatpur, Chitwan

·        1994--Winner of Radio Nepal Quiz Contest



§  2012 --   Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Singapore ( Three months)

§  2011 --Training program for Economic Journalists of Nepal provided by Indian  
                  Government at Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) , New Delhi 


§  2010  --Business and Financial Reporting Training in London, given by   
            Thomson Reuters Foundation London, UK
§  2007 --Presentation of Working Paper on “Role of Media on Rhino
           Conservation in Nepal”at an international seminar in Kaziranga,    
           Asam, India

§  2007 --Communicating Labor Rights Training for Media Persons organized    
          by International Labor Organization (ILO) in Turin, Italy   


NATIONAL LEVEL TRAINING & PARTICIPATION                                                                                     

§  2011 --Investigative Journalism Training jointly organized by British Embassy,  Thomson Foundation and Center for Investigative Journalism-Nepal

§  2011 --Training on foreign trade issues jointly organized by Society of Economic     
                    Journalists-Nepal (SEJON) and Ministry of Commerce and Supplies
§  2010 --Introductory Training on Economic and Financial Reporting for             
                     Journalists given by Securities Board of Nepal (Sebon)
§  2004 --Proactive News Reporting Training given by Nepal Press Institute (NPI)
§  2001--Basic Course on Radio Program provided by Communication and  
         Cultural Academy of Nepal
§  2000 --Economic Reporting Workshop for Economic Journalists, organized by 
                    Ministry of Information and Communication, Nepal
§  1999 --Workshop on Renewable Energy Technologies for Journalists, organized by  Institute of Engineering and UNDP

TEACHING & TUTORING                                                                                                    .
§  2010-Till date  Guest Lecture for Mass Communication and Journalism at Vishwo Niketan College, Kathmandu Nepal
§  2003-2006--- Guest Lecture for Mass Communication and Journalism at Maiya Devi Girls College, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal

§  Member of the Society of Economic Journalists-Nepal (SEJON)
§  Vice-Chairman of the Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ), Chitwan


§  Fluent in English, Nepali , Hindi


Sex              :         Male
Date of Birth         :         27-05-1971
Place of Birth:   Jagatpur-3, Chitwan, NEPAL
Marital Status         :         Married
Nationality   :         Nepalese
Father’s Name:    Shovakar Ghimire


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