CHAIRMAN, POKHARA HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL
BAGAR, POKHARA-1, KASKI
Dr. Ram Chandra Pokharel is a renowned personality in the education frateenity, bath inside and outside the country. A Ph. D. holder in Nepali Natak from Tribhuwan University, Dr Pokharel started his school educations from Bhabishya Nirman HSS, and completed SLC from Shanti Udaya HSS, Kaski. He then joined PN Campus, Pokhara and completed an MA in Nepali from the same campus. It is a great honor to him that he has been a faculty in Nepali department of the same campus since 2049 BS to the date. Besides his affiliation to the PN Campus, a learned scholar Dr Pokhara is fully utilizing his valuable time devoting in teaching, training and mentoring young students of grade XI and XII in Pokhara Higher Secondary School. Dr Pokhara started the teaching career by taking up the challenge of teaching to high school level in2039 in Annapurna High School, Sikles. He was just doing BA that time. Dr POkharel enjoys teaching as a profession and says, “Teaching is my passion and profession, which first germinated in my mind and soul while I was doing my BA in 2039, while has now been fully flourished”. Now, he is not just involved in teaching in the country, he is also a visiting professor in Nepali Department at Sikkim University, India.
Dr. Pokharel os leading a team as a chairman, and running a renowned Higher Secondary School and Campus in Pokhara. He is not only the chairman, but goes into the classrooms to teach Nepali to students of Geade XI and XII. He recalls the past days, expresses satisfaction to the present situation, and says, “we, a team of teachers took over the management of Pokhara Higher Secondary School in 2064. We aimed at making this institution a centre for academic excellence. We are successful inthis endeavor to the great extent. Today, the institution is running BBS program, besides +2 in Science and Management. The School is having large number of students i.e. 8 sections each in both Science and Management streams.” The institution claims that this is the number one college in the western region in terms of number of students and the facilities offered to students. The indtitution is showing outstanding performance in academic performance and in extracurricular activities as well.many graduates from this institution are doing very well in MBBS, BE, courses in reputed college in and outside the country. The institution in offering special scholarships to SLC graduates from Government Schools. Dr Pokharel argues that students from Government schools are hardworking and creative, who deserve spical scholarships. He is distinct in providing College Uniforms to poor students who can’t afford for it. He says,”Other college take commissions from tailoring house, where as I ask the tailoring house to give free uniform to poor students”.
Dr Pokharel’s affiliation is not limited to teachinh; he is also a recognized author of many books. So far, he has published six course books for MA. Among them, the best seller is Nepali Natak Siddhanta Ra Samikchhya. 50 thousand copies of this book have been sold. Sililarly, has is the chairman of Adalokan Saahitya Pratisthan, and chairman of Pokhara Samaj Nepal.