Media Institutions & Agencies

Ministry of Information and Communications
o Department of Postal Service
o General Post Office
o Department of Printing
o Department of Information, Ministry of Information & Communication

Press Council Nepal
National Information Commission Nepal
Minimum wages Determination for Media People

Government of Nepal ePortal
Ministry of Science and Technology
o National Information Technology Center (NITC)
Nepal Law Commission (some acts on Telecommunication, RTI, Electronic Transaction Act or Cyber Law, etc.)

Film Development Board – Nepal
Nepal Film Development Company (NFDC) , the central government agency in the processing and development of films in Nepal
Nepal Sanskritik Sansthan (Nepal Cultural Corporation)
Gorkhapatra Corporation
Radio Nepal
NTV- Nepal Television
National News Agency (RSS)
Nepal Telecommunication Authority
Nepal Telecom (Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited)
High Level Commission for Information Technology (HLCIT)
IT Park, Dhulikhel, Kavre
Rural Information Center (Gramin Suchana Kendra)

Journalism, Media Training/Activism/Development Communication
Asmita, a media organization for Women empowerment and gender equality)
Center for Human Right and Democratic Studies
Centre for Investigative Journalism Nepal (CIJN)
Center for Media Rights (CMR): Sanchar Adhikar Kendra
Center for Professional Journalism Studies
Conscious Media Forum (CMF)
Freedom Forum Nepal
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Nepal (FES Nepal) Media Development Program
Himal Association
Institute of Human Rights Communication, Nepal (IHRICON)
International Press Institute, Nepal
Jagaran Media Center Nepal (JMCN)
Martin Chautari
Media Forum for Research and Development-Nepal (MFRD-Nepal)
Media Foundation (a think tank on media and public policy)
Media Initiative for Rights, Equity and Social Transformation Nepal (MIREST Nepal)
Media Point (Institute of Professional Journalism)
Interface Nepal: (Promoting arts and rights through media)
Media Service Nepal
National Media Development Center (NMDC)
Nepal America Journalists’ Association (NEAJA), based in Washington DC
Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ)
Nepal Press Institute (NPI)
Panos South Asia (public discourse on sustainable development via media)
Sancharika Samuha (a forum of women communicators)
Worldview International Foundation / Nepal (WIF)

InfoTech/New Media/Radio/Film
Antenna Foundation Nepal (for radio production and training)
Equal Access Nepal (radio programming, training, etc.)
Indigenous Film Archive (IFA), not for profit organization
Institute of Television Films and the Performing Arts (ITFPA)
Meeting Point: Audio-visual production, media marketing
IT Professional Forum (ITPF)
Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (organized by Organized by the non-profit Himal Association
National Committee of Human Rights Education Radio Listeners’ Club (HRERLIC) Nepal
Nepal Internet Exchange (npIX), for local traffic routing within the country (14 members listed)
Nepal Internet Users' Group (NIUG) , an independent group
Nepal Wireless (the wireless networking project headed by Mahabir Pun, a Magsaysay Awardee)

Media Houses/Agencies
Asia-Pacific Communication Associates (APCA)
Gorkhapatra Corporation (government owned)
Kamana Publishers
Kantipur Publications (Pvt. Ltd.)
National News Agency (RSS), government owned
Nepal Republic Media (Pvt. Ltd.) Facebook page
Utsarga Prakashan

Avenues TV
Channel Nepal
Image Channel
Terai TV
Kantipur TV
Nepal 1 (A station based in New Delhi, India)
News Nepal National TV (Private Channel, Kathmandu)
News 24 (Private Channel, Kathmandu)
ABC Channel
Nepal Television (government owned)
Sagarmatha TV
Nepali Tube (Online video-sharing network)
Radio Nepal
Links to radio station addresses (by Equal Access Nepal)

Telecommunication/Info-Tech/New Media, etc.
Internet Service Providers (20 listed at ISPAN Website)
Merchantile Communications
Nepal Telecom (a Public Limited Company since 2004)
Spice Nepal
United Telecom Limited (UTL) Nepal

Film/Performing/Fine Arts
Aarohan Theatre Group (Organizes stage, street theatre, film and documentary, radio, festivals, etc. of the Gurukul fame)
Art Gallaries and Organizations (from spaceanepal) [contacts link]
Art Organizations (from fineartnepal) [contacts link]
Fine Art Nepal (portal; "a mosaic way to Nepal”)
IT Conference Nepal
IT Nepal (not-for-profit, non-commercial, web based forum)
Nepal Art Council [contact link]
Nepal Film Development Company (NFDC) , the central government agency
Spiny Babbler (Contemporary and Traditional Arts)
Sridhartha Art Gallery
Theatre Nepal, an initiative of Jyotipunja Sign Theatre

Journalism: Mostly print
Asia Journalists Association Nepal (AJA Nepal)
Asia Media Forum
Association of Nepalese Indigenous Nationalities Journalists (ANIJ)
Editors' Society [contact link]
Education Journalists Group
Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ)
Human Rights Journalists' Association-Nepal
Literary Journalism Association [contact link]
Nepal Journalists Association (NJA) chaired by Manju Ratna Shakya
Nepal Press Union [Contact link]
Nepal South Asian Sports Journalists (SASJAN) [contact link]
Nepal Sports Journalists Forum
Nepal Working Journalists Organization [contact link]
Reporters Club Nepal [News portal]
SEJ-Nepal - Society of Environmental Journalists-Nepal
Society of Development Journalists (SODEJ) Nepal [contact link]
Society of Economist Journalist Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Society of Population & Environment Journalist - Nepal (SOPEJ-Nepal)

Journalism: Broadcasting/Film/Visual
Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Nepal
Broadcasting Association of Nepal (BAN) [contact link]
Cartoonist Club of Nepal
Film Journalist Association Nepal [contact link]
National Forum of Photo Journalists (NFPJ)
Nepal Cable TV Association (NCTA), link at FNCCI
Photo Journalists Club, Nepal
Television Journalist Association of Nepal Also another link here

Journalism: Online/New Media
Bloggers Association of Nepal (BLOGAN)
Online Media Association of Nepal (OMAN) [dead link, as of Dec 20/09]

Advertising Association of Nepal (AAN)
Public Relations Association of Nepal (PRAN), in a formative stage

Nepal Library Association

Association of Computers Engineers Nepal (ACEN)
Computer Association of Nepal (CAN)
Computer Graphics Association of Nepal
Internet Service Providers Association of Nepal (ISPAN)
Nepal Printers Association (NPA) [contact link]

Film/ Performing/Fine Arts
Film Artists Association of Nepal
Film Director's Guild of Nepal
Nepal Association of Fine Arts (NAFA)
Nepal Film Artist National Association (NFANA)
Nepal Film Producers' Association (NFPA)
Nepal Film Producer's Association (NFPA)
• Nepal Motion Pictures Association (NEMPA) [of Film Exhibitors & Distributors] No Website
Nepali Folklore Society (NFS)

Ministry of Education

Journalism & Media Studies
Campion College
College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kathmandu
Department of Languages and Mass Communication, Kathmandu University
Department of Mass communication and Journalism, Ratna Rajya Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
Institute of Advanced Communication, Education and Research (IACER)
Kantipur City College, Kathmandu
Kathmandu Pragya Kunja College
Shephard College, Kathmandu
SM College
Communication Study Center (CSC) (Madan Bhandari Memorial College)

Info-Tech/Computer/Graphics-Design etc.
Ace Institute of Management (business, strategic comm.)
Central Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Tribhuvan University (CDCSIT-TU)
College of Information Technology & Engineering, Purbanchal University
Institute of Engineering (IOE) , Pulchowk, affiliated with TU (electronics, computer, etc.)
Institute of Information Development (IID)
IOE Eastern Region Campus, Dharan
IOE Pulchowk Campus, TU (electronics, computer, etc.)
IOE Western Region Campus, Pokhara
Kantipur City College (undergrad programs in computer, InfoTech, etc.)
Kathmandu University (graduate programs in Computer, IT)
National College of Computer Studies (NCCS)
Nepal College of Information Technology, Pokhara University
Nepal Engineering College (Computer Engineering, undergraduate), affiliated with Pokhara University

Audio-Visual/Performing/Fine Arts
Academy of Audio Visual Arts & Science (AAVAS), Kathmandu
Kathmandu University (graduate programs Music)
Kathmandu University Department of Fine Arts
Lalit Kala College (Fine Art College), [Facebook link]
Oscar International College (of film studies & management), Kathmandu
Srijana College of Fine Art [contact link]

Mediafound (Media news on Nepal and the Asian region, on Twitter, by Media Foundation, Kathmandu)
Asia Media Forum
Journalism Online (JoL) , maintained by Suraj Adhikari
Media for Freedom, (occasionally carried stories on media/journalism)
Mediaharsha, (a blog on media by Harsha Man Maharjan)
Some Media Essays, (by Ujjwal Acharya, at the Radiant Heart blog)
Media news/views links, (Media, Journalists, Press, Radio/TV, etc. from Nepal Research)
Hem Raj Kafle's Delicious Links (Literature, Media, etc.)
Nepal country guide (from Media and Safety perspective, from International News Safety Institute)
Nepal Press Freedom (by Freedom Forum Nepal)

Film/Photography/Broadcasting/Advertising/IT etc.
Ad Tricks (a portal on advertising, by Advertising Association of Nepal)
Film Nepal (a portal by Media Chautari Pvt. Ltd)
IBM Nepal, (news note link)
IT Park Nepal
Movie Sansar
Nepal Photo News Agency
Nepal Photography (news & views about photography by Nepali photographers)
Nepal Radio (An Equal Access Project)

Digital Dictionaries (University of Chicago)
Digital Himalayas (at Cambridge, University, UK)
Libraries of Nepal (with contact addresses, available at Nepal Library Association Website)
Libraries of Nepal (with contact addresses, available at Nepal Library Association Website)
Madan Purushkar Pustakalaya
Nepal Kaiser Library (operating under Ministry of Education)
Nepal Library Association
Nepal Monitor, an online journal on media and public affairs
Nepal National Library (Harihar Bhawan, Pulchowk, Lalitpur)
Nepal Research
Nepali journals online
Media Adhyayan (Annual Nepali-language journal on media studies, from Martin Chautari)
Bodhi: An Interdisciplinary Journal (Covers Languages, Literature & the Media, from Kathmandu University)
Read Nepal (community library and resource centers)
Room to Read, Nepal (John Wood’s non-profit, creates libraries, local language children's literature, constructs schools, etc)
The Internet Archive
The Nepal Library Foundation (NLF) , a non-profit for development of a national library system
Tribhuvan University Central Library

[Nepal Monitor, updated on December 22, 2009]

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