B. P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation

B. P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation

Established in December, 1991

Other Programs

BPKF supports research and educational activities in Nepal and also finances visits and exchanges between India and Nepal of scholars, poets, writers, journalists, artists, teachers, instructors, professors and other professional both in general field of education and in the field of agriculture, public health, science and technology and such other fields.

The foundation has been also financing programmes and activities such as seminars, symposia, colloquia, workshops etc on subjects of common interest since its establishments. Issues regarding child development, women empowerment, conservation of cultural heritage and traditional crafts have been addressed. The foundation has been contributing towards publication of standard works in the field of Nepalese history and culture. The Foundation encourages the translation of standard works of Nepalese literature into Indian languages and vice-versa and arranging for their publication.

Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti

Published On: October 3, 2017

On 2nd October at Nepal-Bharat Library, the Embassy of India and BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation celebrated Gandhi Jayanti. Rt. Hon’ble Former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand launched the Nepali edition of the Gandhi’s autobiography “The story of My Experiments With Thruth” translated by Shri Shekhar Giri and published by Shivalik Prakashan. The release program…

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Theatre Festival

Published On: May 30, 2017

A 2-day Theatre Festival was organised in Kathmandu on 27th and 28th May by the the Embassy of India and the B.P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation with the highly renowned Indian director, Shri Feisal Alkazi and his Ruchika Theatre Group. An author, educationist, social activist, costume designer, master trainer and theatre director, Feisal Alkazi is the son of the legendary theatre director,…

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A Two-Day Odissi Dance Workshop

Published On: April 9, 2017

A two-day Dance workshop on ‘Odissi’ form was organized on 7th -8th April, 2017, at Aesthetic Dance Studio, Kathmandu. Odissi is traditionally a dance-drama genre of performance art, where the artist(s) and musicians play out a mythical story, a spiritual message or devotional poem from theVaidic texts, using symbolic costumes, body movement, abhinaya (expressions)…

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Commemoration of Begum Hazrat Mahal’s Death Anniversary

Published On: April 8, 2017

To commemorate Begum Hazrat Mahal’s death anniversary, Embassy of India in Kathmandu organized a wreath laying ceremony on Friday, 7th April 2017 at Jame Masjid, Kathmandu. The Ambassador of India to Nepal, Sri Manjeev Singh Puri laid the wreath at the tomb of Begum Hazrat Mahal. Ambassador Sri Puri spoke about the contribution of Begum Hazrat Mahal in the freedom struggle of India.…

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Celebration of International Women's Day 2017

Published On: March 9, 2017

To mark the occasion of International Women’s Day, the BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation organized a three-day celebration from 6th March to 8th March 2017. On Day 1, i.e. on 6th March, a talk programme with Padma Shri awardee Ms. Anuradha Koirala was held at National Law College, Lalitpur. More than a 100 students of law background participated in the talk programme. Ms. Koirala not…

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A two-day photography workshop

Published On: December 12, 2016

B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation organized a two-day photography workshop at Nepal-Bharat Library. Around 60 persons including students of mass communication & photography enthusiastically participated in this workshop conducted by noted Photojournalist Mr. Bikas Karki, President of Photojournalist’ Club trained the participants.  

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A talk program on ‘The Indian Constitution’ to commemorate the 125th Birth Anniversary of Ambedkar

Published On: November 25, 2016

The Embassy of India, Kathmandu, in association with BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation [BPKF] and the Indian Cultural Centre [ICC], organized a talk program on ‘The Indian Constitution’ on 25th November 2016 at Shangrila Hotel, Lazimpat to commemorate the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.    2.      The 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar…

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Information Journal of Embassy of India & BPKF's Website launched

Published On: August 5, 2016

    In a Programme organized at Taragaon Museum, Kathmandu on 5th August, 2016, the Embassy of India launched a website for its B. P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation and an Information Journal ‘Saransha’.  The Ambassador of India to Nepal, Shri Ranjit Rae, launched the B. P. Koirala Foundation’s official website ‘www.bpkf.org.np’.The website…

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Kathmandu-Varanasi Sangitik Sandhaya

Published On: July 31, 2016

 B. P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation organized with Sur-Sudha and Siddhartha Art Gallery, a musical programme, “Kathmandu Varanasi Sangitik Sandhya”, at Army Officers’ Club, Kathmandu on 30th July, 2016.            Four Indian Classical musicians from Varanasi arrived in Kathmandu to participate in this programme alongside…

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125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar celebrated at Kathmandu

Published On: April 14, 2016

Embassy of India, B.P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation and Indian Cultural Centre celebrated 125th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on 14th April 2016 at Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu. The President of Nepali Congress and former Prime Minister of Nepal, Rt. Hon’ble Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba was the Chief Guest of the programme and former Minister Ms. Hisila Yami was the Guest…

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A Wreath Laying Ceremony of Begum Hazrat Mahal

Published On: April 7, 2016

To commemorate Begum Hazarat Mahal’s death anniversary, Embassy of India in Kathmandu and B.P Koirala India Nepal Foundation organised a wreath laying ceremony for Begum Hazrat Mahal on Thursday, 7th April 2016 at Jame Masjid, Kathmandu. Begum Hazrat Mahal was one of the earliest female freedom fighters during the First  War of Independence of India. She was the first wife of…

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Condolence Meeting in Memory of Prof. Bimal Prasad

Published On: November 10, 2015

B. P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation in association with Embassy of India, Kathmandu organized Condolence Meeting on demise of Prof. Bimal Prasad, former Ambassador of India to Nepal at the Nepal Bharat Library, Kathmandu on 10th November 2015.    Prof. Bimal Prasad was Ambassador of India to Nepal from January 1991 to January 1995. Prior to assignment as the Ambassador of India…

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