Ms. Pranita Thapa

Ms. Pranita Thapa serves as an Executive Director of New ERA. She holds Master’s degree in Social Science from North Bengal University, India. Ms. Thapa has lead a number of studies conducted by New ERA in the capacity of Team Leader. She has carried out various evaluation studies in different fields like reproductive health, media and communication, trafficking of children and women, migration, HIV/AIDS, displaced children, community development, human rights,  gender issues and so on. Ms. Thapa is with New ERA since 2005.

Mr. Kiran Acharya

Mr. Kiran Acharya is a Deputy Director in New ERA. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is an experienced researcher expertise both quantitative and qualitative research methods including the use of SPSS and STATA for data analysis. He was involved in various research project conducted by New ERA such as midline and endline survey of Kawach- chlorhexidine, 2015 Nepal Health Facility Survey, 2016 NDHS, Futher Analysis of NHFS and NDHS and so on. Mr. Acharya is with New ERA since 2013.

Mr. Niranjan Prasad Dhungel

Mr. Niranjan Dhungel holds a Master degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He has led various national-level programs and research studies in different field such as drinking water and sanitation, education, good governance, food security, HIV/AIDS specially among hard to reach people, trafficking and so on. He has also been involved in PRA training and water, sanitation and hygiene training.  Mr. Dhungel has been with New ERA since 1979.