Santosh Prasad Rijal

District Governor - ( 2021-2022 )

Rtn Santosh Rijal is the District Governor-Elect for the year 2021-2022. His home town is Biratnagar and his classi cation is Rice Miller. He is the owner of Swastik Jute Mills Pvt. Ltd and Chandra Shiv Rice & Oil Mills Pvt.Ltd. in Biratnagar.

Rtn. Santosh Rijal is happily married to Rotarian Nabinita Rijal, Past President of Rotary Club of Biratnagar Downtown and the couple is blessed with two daughters - Shriya Rijal and Swecha Rijal. Rtn Rijal holds the bachelor degree of commerce from University of Delhi (India) and Diploma in Business Administration and Marketing from the International Institute of Management & Marketing New Delhi (India). He is an established Industrialist in jute and food industries. He is the Managing Director of Chandra Shiv Rice & Oil Mills Pvt. Ltd. and Chandra Shiv Khadya Udhyog Pvt.Ltd in Biratnagar.

He is also the Director of Swastik Jute Mills Pvt. Ltd. in Biratnagar and Indra Complex in Kathmandu. He holds several key positions in many social organizations such as the Life Member of Nepal Tuberculosis Association, Life Member of Radha Krishna Mandir Teenpaini, Life Member of Family Planning Association, Morang and Member of Confederation of Nepalese Industries. He was the National President of Nepal Jaycees in 1993, Jaycees International Vice President in 1996, and Chairman, Jaycees International African Conference in Ivory Coast, Africa in 1998.

His involvement in Rotary started in 1981 when he joined Rotary Club of Biratnagar in 1981-He re-joined the Club again in 2004. He served in several Club leadership positions and became the Club President in 2009-2010. Since then, he continued to be engaged in Rotary District 3292 in different Club and District

leadership positions among which Assistant Governor, District Trainer, District Award and Recognitions Committee Chair, District International Sub-Committee Chair, District ICM Chair are the key positions he held. He also served as the Governorís Special Representatives (GSR) for RC Birtamode and RC Kakarvitta. He was awarded the most outstanding Assistant Governor in the year 2012-2013. He attended several District Program events: all District Conferences from 2008-2009 to 2019-2020, District Leadership Seminars, District Team Training Seminars (DTTS), Grant Management Seminars (GMS), and District Training Assemblies. Similarly, he also attended several Rotary

Regional and International events: Rotary International South Asia Conference on Literacy in Kathmandu in 2012 and New Delhi 2013, Rotary International TRF Seminar in Hyderabad (2012-2013 and Chennai (2014-2015), Rotary Leadership Institute in Bangkok (2020-2011), Hyderabad (2011-2012), Singapore (2013-2014), and Chennai ( 2014-2015), Rotary Institute in Jaipur (2015-2016), Dubai (2016-2017), and Kuala-Lumpur ( 2017-2018), He attended all Rotary International Conventions from 2011/2012 to 2018/2019. He is a Major Donor (Level III) and a Paul Harris Society (PHS) member. He was elected as District Governor for the RY 2021-2022 during the District Conference held at Butwal in 2018-2019. Since then, he is continuously

getting involved in various District and International Rotary events to prepare himself and his upcoming team to lead the District 3292 successfully in the year 2022-2023 and to raise the bar of the District 3292 to a new height. He has traveled to more than 110 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, and South America.

Council of District Governors