PDG Jitendra B. Rajbhandary

District Governor - ( 2022-2023 )

Rtn. CA Jitendra B Rajbhandary qualified Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (all India ranking 35th in the Intermediate examination). He has worked in Royal Nepal Airlines for over sixteen years (in various senior executive positions as a Senior Officer, Deputy Director of Finance Department, Chief of Finance Department, Director of Finance & Internal Control, Director of Audit) with working experience in US, UK and France. Since January 1993, he is a full-time practitioner and a financial consultant.

Rotary Involvement:

  • 2001 Charter member and Treasurer, Rotary Club of Kopundol
  • 2004-2005 President, Rotary Club of Kopundol
  • 2006-2007 Fellowship Committee Chair
  • 2007-2008 2008-2009 & 2010-2011 Assistant Governor
  • 2009-2010 Balloting Committee Member
  • 2011-2012 Scholarship Sub-Committee Chair
  • 2012-2013 & 2013-2014 District Treasurer
  • 2014-2015 District Award & Recognition Committee Chair
  • 2015-2016 District Coordination, Facilitating & Monitoring Committee Chair
  • 2016-2019 District Rotary Foundation Committee Chair
  • 2019-2020 District Training Team Chair

He is a Major Donor (Level I) and a Paul Harris Society (PHS) member. He has successfully handled the Rotary Club of Kopundol's flagship project "Disabled New Life Center" from 2002 till 2014 helping poor disabled children by providing corrective medical treatment and school education. He was part of many health camps organized by the club.

As Fellowship Committee Chair, organized first-ever musical program with renowned international musician Saskia Laroo in the Garden of Dreams, Kathmandu.

During his DRFCC tenure, many Rotary International dignitaries like then Regional Rotary Foundation Committee Chair Kamal Sanghvi (RI Director 2019-2021), Vijay Jalan, Past RI Director/ Foundation Trustee Padma Shree Sushil Gupta, RI officials Ms. Meredith Burlew/ Rajesh Anand/ Ms. Shakuntala Raha visited District 3292 and participated in TRF related programs. Our district won many awards for the highest contribution to the Rotary Foundation in Rotary Institutes 2017, 2018 & 2019.

As District Trainer for 2019-2020, he successfully organized various training in the presence of RI President-Elect Mark Daniel Malony, Rotary International President 2021-2022 Sekhar Mehta, RI Director C Basker, RI Director 2019-2021 Kamal Sanghvi, RI Director 2019-2021 Dr. Bharat Pandya, RRFC Vijay Jalan, EMGA PDG Rtn. Vinod Bansal as keynote speakers/ resource person. In multi-district AGTS, he had the opportunity of becoming one of the first trainers from RID 3292 to train Assistant Governors from Indian Districts.

Rtn. Rajbhandary is the Rotary Foundation's (TRF) Audit Cadre since 2017 and has visited Global Grant Projects GG1639218 in Mumbai (April 2017); GG1420717 in Kolkata (August 2017) and GG1524801 in Chennai (December 2017) to ensure Global Grants are implemented in line with the approval given by TRF. He has participated in one day Audit Cadre Training in RI Convention Toronto, Canada 2018 and in Hamburg, Germany 2019. He has participated in one day Grant Model Evaluation Training in Hamburg, Germany on 04 June 2019. Since 2020, Rtn. Rajbhandary has been appointed as Technical Cadre Advisor Coordinator for Nepal & Bhutan.

He has attended RI Convention in Seoul, South Korea in 2016, Toronto, Canada in 2018, Hamburg in June 2019 and 2020 Rotary Virtual Convention. In RI Convention in Hamburg, Germany, he was the moderator of one breakaway session "Cultivating Positivity to be an Inspirational Rotarian".

He has attended Rotary Institutes in Jaipur, India (2015); Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2017) and Chennai, India (2018). He has attended Regional Foundation Goal Setting Seminar in New Delhi, India (2016); DISHA seminars for incoming district leaders in Mumbai, India (2017) and Hyderabad, India (2018). He has attended district conferences in Kolkata, India and district conferences in Nepal.

Rtn. Rajbhandary is widely traveled & has visited Bhutan, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Spain, UK, Sweden, USA, Canada.

Rtn. Rajbhandary was a member of the Board of Directors on Nepal Investment Bank Ltd. Rtn. Rajbhandary is a Past Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN), Life member of the Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ACAN), Senator of Jaycees International, life member of Disabled New Life Center (DNC), Executive Member & Treasurer of Cultural Heritage Conservation Group for the rebuilding of the Bhaidegah Temple, Executive Member of the Bhimsenthan Rebuilding Committee.

Rtn. Rajbhandary is happily married with Sarita and blessed with one daughter Anjana.

Council of District Governors