|Class||Gazetted First Class|
|Attendance date||April 19, 2021|
Position Director General
Organization Department of Immigration
Mr Narayan Prasad Bhattarai assumed the responsibility of Director General (DG) on 8th April 2021. Before this he was the Policy planning program and monitoring division chief at Ministry of Home Affairs, Kathmandu.
Mr Bhattarai was born in 1971 in Arghakhanchi district. He joined Nepal Administrative service in November 1996. He has served as section officer in Gulmi and Banke Districts. Mr Bhattarai has more than eight years of experience as class II officer in governance and service delivery. At that time he worked both in district and central level offices.
Mr Bhattarai was appointed as joint secretary in June 2017. Since then he has been working on Ministry of Home Affairs. During this period he served as chief district officer of Bardiya, Gorkha, Parsa and Chitawan District. Then after he was deployed as Policy, planning, programing and monitoring division chief at Ministry of Home Affairs. At that time he has done best effort to disaster management. For example cyclone at Parsa and Bara district on 2019 (a rare incident in Nepal), Flood in Bardiya 2017 and Chitwan 2020. He has lead his team in Border District coordination committee meeting.
Mr Bhattarai holds master degree from Tribhuvan University, kathmandu. He has published different articles in field of policy planning and management sector. He has visited most of the district of Nepal and some foreign country including Japan, Thailand, Baharain, Denmark, Norway, Korea, India and China.