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Mr. Kaphle and Mr. Adhikari Appointed as Deputy Governor

The Government of Nepal has appointed Mr. Gopal Prasad Kaphle and Mr. Maha Prasad Adhikari as the Deputy Governor of Nepal Rastra Bank on December 26, 2010. As per Nepal Rastra Bank Act, 2002, they took official oath with the Governor Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada in a ceremony organized by the bank at central office on December 29, 2010. They assumed their office on the same day.

Mr. Gopal Prasad Kaphle, born in Palpa, Baghchaur in 1955 has started the bank service since 1982 as Assistant Officer. During his 29-year service period, he had worked in the field of banking operation, branch operation, development finance, micro finance, public debt, training, and banking inspection and supervision. He had completed Master Degree in Economics from Tribhuvan University in 1979. He also owns Master Degree in Economics from University of New England, Australia.

Similarly, Mr. Maha Prasad Adhikari was born in Khotang, Simpani in 1963. He started central banking career in the post of Assistant in 1985. After that he has been appointed as Chartered Accountant in 1995. During his 25-year service period, he had worked in banking operation, financial management, bank regulation, supervision and inspection sector. He is a Chartered Accountant. He had passed CA from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India in 1993.

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