Brief Bio-data of H.E. Dr. Banshidhar Mishra
Ambassador of Nepal to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Born in 1958 in Rautahat district in the Tarai region of Nepal, Ambassador Dr. Banshidhar Mishra graduated as a medical doctor (MBBS) from Institute of Medicine and Bachelor of Public Administration from Tribhuwan University in Nepal before beginning his political career in 1991 as Member of Parliament.
H.E. Dr. Mishra, during his twenty eight years of political career, has served as the State Minister for Health (2004-2005), Member of Constituent Assembly of Nepal,Member of Parliament, (1991, 1999-2008 & 2013-2017) and has held responsibilities of Member of High level Citizenship Commission (Minister of State Level, 1995) and senior advisory positions for Physicians for Social Responsibility Nepal (an affiliate to International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War, IPPNW, a Noble Peace Prize Winner organization) and Manmohan Memorial Health Foundation . He is also the founding Chairman of Rural Self Reliance CampaignNepal (RSC Nepal) which is an active NGO involved in training of lower and middle level health professionals and founding Vice-Chairman of Nepal Health Care Co-operative Ltd. an umbrella of many organizations including Manmohan Memorial Medical College & Teaching Hospital .He is also one of the signatory of the Constitution of Nepal promulgated in 2015.
H.E. Dr. Mishra is also an avid traveler and has visited twenty eight countries across the globe while representing Nepal in various international conferences, which has only added to his vast knowledge and experience. In Nepal, he has visited and worked across all the geographical regions during various time frames of his medical and political career and witnessed all the natural, cultural and historical experiences the nation offers.
Dr. Mishra is an avid reader and takes keen interest in politics, literature and music and is also a poet and has written and published various works of his own.
Dr. Mishra assumed his role as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Nepal to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh on the 30th of September 2019. H.E. Dr. Mishra is married to Mrs. Durga Khadka and the happy family is blessed with a son and a daughter.