Dipendra Kandel Initiative

Who we are?

The Dipendra Kandel Initiative is an independent, non-partisan and international non-profit public policy research organization founded in 2018 by Nepalese Public Innovator Er. Dipendra Kandel. Through its work, the organization seeks to empower the government of Nepal.

The Dipendra Kandel Initiative has two main targets: government and society. In order to achieve its goal, the think tank takes on a wide array of projects that aim to develop the political, economic, and social facets of the aforementioned. The work of the organization includes, but is not limited to research, executive education, economic diplomacy, election observation, and public events.


Our organization collaborates with a wide array of state, regional, and local stakeholders at an international level as to implement our projects and create bilateral and multilateral synergies that can empower governments and societies. The extensive research conducted by the think tank results in policy recommendations for stakeholders to improve governance through development projects and empowerment efforts. The global scope and multinational team of the organization allows it to be engaged with actors and projects with a similar mission and vision.