Prof. Dr Madhu Dixit Devkota has worked tirelessly in Medical and Public Health Education to make health services accessible and available in the poor and underserved areas, interlacing with the interests of late Dr Pahari. She is a Member of the High Level Nutrition and Food Security Steering Committee at the National Planning Commission, Member of Executive Board at Nepal Health Research Council, and Executive Chairperson of Upendra Devkota Memorial National Institute of Neurological and Allied Sciences, Bansbari.
General Thapa served in the Nepalese Army for 38 years and held key appointments, such as Director General of Military Operations, Commander of Valley Division, Adjutant General, Quarter Master General and Military Assistant to Chief Of Army Staff (COAS). He is decorated with the Jana Sewa Shree, and has various career decorations and medals from Nepal and abroad. General Thapa joined the Nepal Army in 1978 and graduated from the prestigious Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK. He has undergone several prominent, professional courses including the General Command and Staff College from the Fùhrungsakademie der Bundeswehr, Hamburg, Germany, and National War College from National Defense University, Washington D.C., USA. He has extensive experience in the United Nation Peacekeeping Operations (UNIFIL-Lebanon, UNPROFOR- Former Yugoslavia, UNOMSIL- Sierra Leone and UNMIN – Nepal). He has also served as Military Attaché at the Embassy of Nepal in the United Kingdom and France. General Thapa holds a Masters in Diplomatic Studies (Distinction) from University of Westminster, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy from National Defense University, Washington D.C. General Thapa is also involved in various track II diplomacy and social organizations.
Presently, aside from The Sachey Foundation, he is involved as an Advisory Board Member at the Institute of Foreign Affairs (IFA) Nepal, as a Visiting Faculty for Master’s in International Relations and Diplomacy at Tribhuvan University and is a Member of Think Tank for Confederation of Nepalese Industries (CNI).