Mr. Birendra Mahato

Mr.Birendra Mahato is a founder chair of Tharu Cultural Museum and Research Center, which was founded in Bachhaili Sauraha Chitwan in 2003. He serves as board member in ICOM Nepal.
Involved in various social works, Mr. Mahato is elected as a ward member of Ratanagar Municipality of Chitwan district, in which Nepal’s third largest tourist destination Sauraha is also located. This is the first community museum in Nepal, which is contributing to the development of the museum in the district and promotion of Tharu culture and ethnography. He is also contributing in research work related to Thauru culture and other social issues.
In addition to exchanging and exploring museums and Tharu culture within the country and abroad, Mr. Mahato has specialized in fundraising for museums, marketing and awareness for museums and sustainability of community museums.