Nepalese Section of IBBY


c/o Nepalese Society for Children’s Literature (NESCHIL)

Bag Bazar

P.O. Box 1488


Tel  [int. +977] 01 424 15 91




Mr Pramod Pradhan

(address of the section)


Senior Vice-President

Mr Krishnadip Sigdel

(address of the section)


General Secretary

Mr Bijaya Raj Acharaya

(address of the section)

Tel  [int. +977] 98 510 97 16

The Nepalese Society for Children's Literature (NESCHIL) is working as a National Section of IBBY. NESCHIL was established in 1987 with a view to promote children's literature and reading activities in Nepal bringing together the writers, illustrators, editors of children's books as well as publishers, librarians, teachers, and experts in children's activities.

NESCHIL is an independent academic organization with the following objectives:

  • Organize conferences, seminars, symposiums, workshops and lecture programmes at regular intervals and to encourage its members to participate in such activities;
  • Carry out research activities in children's books and reading;
  • Publish journals and newsletters to disseminate knowledge and information about children's books and reading;
  • Encourage the writers, illustrators, translators and editors for the promotion of children's books and reading;
  • Organize competition programmes for the writers and illustratios of children's books and to honour writers, illustrators, translators, editors and publishers as well as the individuals for their outstanding contributions in the field of children's literature;
  • Promote co-operation among the national and international organizations engaged in the development of children's book and reading;
  • Establish children's libraries and reading centres for children in the country.