श्री खगराज बराल

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श्री खगराज बराल

Khaga Raj Baral, PhD


  1. Personal facts

I, citizen of Nepal, permanently belong to ward number 22 of Pokhara Metropolitan City in Kaski district. I was born in Thulibidi-Pumdi Bhumdi Tole of the same city on 10th  of Bhadra 2026 (26th August, 1969). Now, I live in Madyapur Thimi Municipality-1, Lokanthali of Bhaktapur district. I am completely a vegetarian for the past 12 years and my blood group is A+ . My hobbies are: listening to music composing lyrics and poems and writing Stories.

  1. Education

I have successfully completed Doctor of Philosophy in Education entitled ‘Teacher Management in Present Gurukul and Modern School Education System of Nepal’ at the beginning of 2021. Prior to that, I successfully completed education my Masters’ Degree in Education and Humanities during 1992-1995 from Tribhuvan University. I did Bachelor’s Degree in English and Nepali Education during 1989-1991 with first division. I did intermediate degree during 1986-1988 and did 10 years of school education during 1976-1986. I have a good command of three languages: English, Nepali and Hindi. 

  1. Professional Experience

So far, I have earned more than 28 years of experience in different fields of government service that includes policy making, public administration, education planning, examination, human resource development, curriculum development, performance audit and teaching.

I currently hold a position of Secretary (Gazetted Special Class) of the Government of Nepal . I was appointed in the position some four years ago. As a secretary, I led the bureaucracy of Regional Administration Offices of Surkhet and Pokhara for 6 months, National Information Commission for 3 months, Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare for 4 months, Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers for 7 months, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology for 17 months, Ministry of Health and Population for 6 months and the Office of the Vice President of Nepal for 7 month.  I am currently working at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers as a secretary.

I served in the government sector as a Joint Secretary (Gazetted Class-I Officer) for 8 years. With thes capacity, I headed several departments of the government such as Department of Education, National Centre for Educational Development, Education Review Office, Office of the Controller of Examination, Curriculum Development Centre and Regional Education Directorate of Central Region. I also worked at the Ministry of Education being in charge of different divisions.

I have a good deal of experience, almost 15 years, in professional field including school supervision and teacher training. I started my career in the government service since 2051-05-08. Over this period, I was posted to different District Education Offices and Education Training Centers where I was solely responsible for supervising schools, providing professional support to the teachers through training on pedagogical aspects. Organizing professional seminars, meeting and instructional workshops were other major terms of reference.

Apart from this, I was a popular English teacher  at the university and school level for more than 4 years  during the early period of my career.

I have gathered a wide range of practical knowledge and experience about national geography and sociology by vising 68 districts out of 77  of Nepal. The districts I have visited so far are: Taplejung, Panchthar, Ilam, Jhapa, Sankhuwasabha, Morang, Sunsari, Tehrathum, Dhankuta, Saptari, Siraha, Udayapur, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sindhuli, Dolakha, Bara, Parsa, Makawanpur, Chitwan, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Dhading, Rasuwa, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchok, Kabrepalanchok, Gorkha, Lamjung, Tanahun, Kaski, Syangja, Parbat, Baglung, Mustang, Myagdi, Palpa, Arghakhanchi, Gulmi, Rupandehi, Nawalparasi, Kapilvastu, Dang, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Rukum, Salyan,  Banke, Bardiya, Dailekh, Surkhet, Jajarkot, Jumla, Kailali, Doti, Bajhang, Dadeldura, Darchula, Baitadi, Kanchapur, Ramechhap, Bhojpur, Khotang, Solukhumbu and Okhaldunga.

  1. International Studies and Training 

I consider myself fortunate enough to collect international knowledge and experience from more than 22 countries around the world. So far, I have spent a total of 188 days in oversees during different occasions like; meeting, study tour, training, conference, seminar and workshop.

Precisely speaking, I attended Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 for 3 days in the capital city of Kenya from 12th to 14th November 2019 in Nairobi jointly orgnaized by UNFPA and Government of Kenya. I attended Conference on Combatting Urban Air Pollution Impacts on Maternal and Child Health in Asia for 2 days in the capital city of Mongolia from 29th to 30th October 2019 in Ulaanbaatar jointly orgnaized by UNICEF Mongolia, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Mongolian Government, Ulaanbaatar City Governor’s Office and Asian Development Bank. I attended Shanghai Cooperation Organization Workers’ Skills Exchange Camp for 7 days in the capital city of China  in May 2018. I had also participated in a 7-day seminar on Capability Building of Governance there back in 2016. Similarly, I took part in a 3-day World Conference on Multi-Grade Multi-Level Teaching in Chennai of India in 2016. I visited United Kingdom (UK) in 2015 for a 5-day Study Tour on Quality Assuranceorganized by the British Council.

Furthermore, I went on a study visit on strengthening education system to Tokyo of Japan for 5 days in 2014. There in Japan, I did a one-month training course on Education for Peace through Promoting Mutual Understanding in 2012. I participated in SAARC Summit 2012 for 2 days in Sri Lanka. I was one of the participants in a one-month training course on Education Management organized during 2005 in Copenhagen city of Denmark in 2005. I did another course on Technical Education for 4 days in Helsinki city of Finland in the year of 2010. I attended Board of Directors (GPE) Meeting for 2 days in Sweden (Stokholm) in the year of 2018.

Likewise, I participated in a 3-day Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting organized by UNESCO during 19-21 September 2018 in South Korea. I was part of a 5-day Global Conference during 14-18 March 2016 in Germany. I participated in another 2-day Regional Meeting on Competency-Based Teacher Training Reforms to Facilitate ICT, which was organized by UNESCO in  Bangkok, Thailand during the year of 2015.

I did an 8-day Study Course on Technical and Vocational Education and Training organized in South Korea by TEVT SOFT Skills Project (TSSP) in 2015. I visited Malaysia for a 7-day study-trip organized by UNESCO on Effective Delivery of Education in Federal State in 2015. I was invited to participate in a 2-day Workshop on School and Hospital Earth Quake Safety organized in New Delhi of India during 2011. I visited Switzerland for a 7-day 10th Conference on Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in 2011. I paid a visit to Cairo city of Egypt during a 7-day Study course on School Education System in 2010. I represented Government of Nepal during a 3-day Workshop on Regional Capacity Development with Ministries of Education organized in Bangkok, Thailand by UNESCO in 2009.

  1. Publications

I have published the following 16 books and more than 100 professional articles especially in the area of education and public management under my sole authorship.

  1. ‘Ma Ta Sadhai Eklai Parey’ 2062– A lyrical collection by Shramik Baral, Published by Anjan Baral
  2. Abiral Ganga’ 2067 – A lyrical collection by Shramik Baral, Bhoodipuran Prakashan
  3. ‘Mauna Akash’– 2071– A lyrical collection by Shramik Baral, Eairawati Prakashan
  4. ‘Shramik Baral ka Geetharu’, 2073- A collection of Shramik Baral by Sajha Prakashan
  5. ‘Shaikshik Vikas ka Baikalpik Chintan’ (Co-editor), 2066 -A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sopan Prakashan
  6. ‘Shiksha Byabasthap ka Nabin Ayam’, 2067 – A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sopan Prakashan
  7. ‘Shaikshik Bimarsha’, 2068 – A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sopan Prakashan
  8. ‘Kehi Shaikshik Muddaharu’, 2069- A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sopan Prakashan
  9. ‘Shaikshik Bicharan’, 2070 – A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sami Sam Prakashan
  10. ‘Kehi Shaikshik Prabandha’, 2071 – A collection of Educational Management Articles, Sami Sam Prakashan
  11. ‘Shaikshik Dristrartha’, 2073- A Collection of Educational Management Articles, Sami Sam Prakashan
  12. ‘Shiksha ra Sikai, Prasang Bidesh ko Sandarbha Nepal ko’ 2074, A Collection of Educational Articles, Sopan Prakashan
  13. ‘Lilawati Smriti Grantha’, 2075 – A Memorable Book, Editor, Lilawati Smriti Grantha Prakashan Samiti, Pokhara
  14. ‘Shikaune Shaile’, 2075, A Collection of Feeling, Sangrila Book Publication
  15. ‘Sani ko Birth Day’, 2075, A Child Story, Bhoodipuran Prakashan Griha
  16. ‘Shiksha ko Darshan, Niti and Byabahar’, 2075, A Collection of Educational Management Article, Sopan Prakashan
  17. ‘Aangani ko Phool’, 2076, A Collection of Child Song. Sangrila Book Publication
  18. ‘Sikai ra Sahayog’, 2076, A Collection of Feeling, Sangrila Book Publication
  1. Contact Details

Email :             khagarajbaral@gmail.com

Office Contact : +977-01-5971020