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Government of Nepal
Ministry of Home affairs

Department of Immigration

Kalikasthan, Dillibazar, Kathmandu.

Administration Section

Eshor Raj Poudel

Eshor Raj Poudel
Director General

Section Administration Section
Designation Director General
Shreni Gazetted First Class
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Academic Qualifications

Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from Public Administration Campus, Tribhuvan University

Current Position

Position                                Director General

Organization                        Department of Immigration


  • Control, supervise and regulate the immigration system in Nepal
  • Enforcement of immigration law in Nepal
  • Policy inputs for immigration
  • Coordination among and between the government agencies as well as the international agencies
  • Assurance of the functioning of all the immigration offices in Nepal
  • Reform initiatives, plan and budgetary preparations for Immigration Department and offices under

Civil Service Joined

Year                         Designation                Office

2003                        Section Officer           Ministry of General Administration

2009                        Under Secretary        Ministry of Local Development (Lateral Entry)

2015                       Joint Secretary           Ministry of General Administration (Lateral Entry)

2017 (to till now)    Joint Secretary           Ministry of Home Affairs

Work Experience

  • Joint Secretary of Ministry of Home Affairs
  • CEO of Kathmandu Metropolitan City Office
  • Division Chief at Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA)
  • Local Development Officer (LDO) in different districts for 6 years
  • National Programme Manager of World Bank funded Project of Governance
  • National Programme Manager of UNDP – LGCDP


  • The Sixty-first session of the commission on NARCOTIC DRUGS in Vienna, Austria, 2018
  • Chinese Governance, Economy & Political System, 2017, Beijing
  • Governance Training (One month) in Japan, 2016
  • Leadership Training (One month)in USA, 2013
  • Decentralization & Local Governance Training, ADB Headquarter, Philippines, 2014
  • Local Governance, Kerala, India, 2015
  • Social Safety Nets, Policy Insights & National Framing, Brazil, 2016


  • Lead Special Investigation Team formed for the investigation of gold Smuggling and murder, torture, abduction crime in Nepal.
  • Designed Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Governance Reform Policy Framework in the year 2016/2017
  • Designed and drafted Poverty Alleviation Policy of Nepal (Draft under discussion)