Our Origin

PP Prasai Foundation was established in February 18, 2011 as a tribute to Late Prajapati Prasai, popularly known as PP. His sudden death on 5 September 1999 had left many of his dreams unfulfilled. The Foundation was established to keep alive PP’s aspirations of developing and promoting the education and tourism sector of Nepal while serving the people in need.

The Patron of the Foundation is Sharda Prasai, wife of PP Prasai. The foundation is headed by the President Shikher Prasai and is inclusive of experts and professionals from diverse background such as the social sector, media, medicine, tourism, education, and others contributing to the successful growth of the Foundation.

PP’s sudden death in an air accident on 5th of September, 1999 left many of his dreams to serve the people in need unfulfilled. Therefore, to give continuity to his dreams to serve the people in need and his works much appreciated by all the Foundation was established.

About PP Prasai

(1948 – 5th September 1999)

A pioneer in the Tourism Sector of Nepal PP Prasai was born in Athrai of east Nepal. He came to Kathmandu to pursue his higher studies at which time he was introduced to the tourism sector. He along with his wife Sharda started small with Natraj Tours and Travels Pvt. Limited and diversified into many other tourism related activities and successfully established a credible name for the Natraj Group of Companies.  He served people from all over the continents, spreading message and establishing Nepal as one of the best tourism destination; made significant contribution to the overall growth and development of the sector including policy recommendations through representations in various associations and organisations. He also made immense contribution in creating employment opportunities to the youth of Nepal and creating national resource in this sector.

PP Prasai has been widely acclaimed for the social work he has done. He has set an example of being a successful tourism/business entrepreneur through which he sustained his social work by contributing to individuals and institutions in critical need of support. In this way he inspired and touched the lives of many and in return, to this day, there has been overwhelming response from friends, family and beneficiaries keeping his memories and his works fresh and alive. And his friends and colleagues remember him more for his humility and humanity.

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Kedar Bhakta Mathema
Prof. Dr. Kedar Bhakta MathemaAdvisor
Former Vice-Chancellor
Tribhuvan University
Mr. Shankar Pandey
Mr. Shankar PandeyAdvisor
Former Secretary
Ministry of Education

Board of Directors

Ms. Sharda Prasai
Ms. Sharda PrasaiPatron
Natraj Tours and Travels
Mr. Shikher Prasai
Mr. Shikher PrasaiPresident
Managing Director
Natraj Tours and Travels
Mr. Bishnu Prasai
Mr. Bishnu PrasaiVice President
Natraj Tours and Travels
Mr. Dil Bhushan Pathak
Mr. Dil Bhushan PathakSecretary
Kantipur Television
Ms. Shikha Prasai
Ms. Shikha PrasaiTreasurer
Program Director
Interface, Nepal
Ms. Shailja Prasai
Ms. Shailja PrasaiMember
Natraj Tours and Travels
Dr. Jyotindra Sharma
Dr. Jyotindra SharmaMember
HAMS Hospital


The tourism and education sector of Nepal among others are areas that have immense potential to contribute to the national development but in need of support for promotion and development. The PP Prasai Foundation was established with the objective to develop, promote and contribute to the national development by creating opportunities; recognizing potentials; inspiring and supporting individuals and institutions committed to change for the better and for identifying, developing, preserving and promoting destinations and heritages in these two particular sectors.