Dilendra Raj Shrestha was born on 27th of September in Napasal, Patan, Nepal. He is a Graduate in Public Administration from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He is happily married to Bhabani Shrestha and they are blessed with two children, daughter Deewa and son Dishebh. He is founder of Patan Tourism Development Organisation and has served as president of the organisation for 9 consecutive years until 2004. Dilendra was also associated with ‘Nepal Youth Business Foundation’ as Director until 2011.
He has been a key person in carrying out a project to conserve traditional houses and converting them into quality tourist accommodations in Patan with financial support from UNESCO. Also, he worked as Project coordinator of Bandipur Eco Cultural Tourism Project funded by European Union through its ‘Asia Urbs’ Program. He has also been instrumental in developing an inner city tour in Patan and currently he is an advisor to Lalitpur Metropolitan City in Tourism
Mr. Dilendra is a Rotarian since 1996 and has served as District Governor of Rotary International District 3292, Nepal and Bhutan in the year 2013-2014. Rotarian Dilendra is a recipient of ‘Rotary Service Above Self’ Award, the highest award bestowed on Rotarians by Rotary International.
He is a keen Bridge player and loves to organise Bridge Tournaments.