Founder Chairperson, Ageing Nepal
Born in Nepal, Mr Gautam has a Masters of Economics, University of New England, Armidale, NSW and a BSc, Agriculture with Honors, Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. Mr Gautam has been working on ageing issues since 2009. He was involved in the MIPAA review in 2012; Participated in a Capacity Building Workshop to support the National Policy Response to issues of Ageing in Asia and Pacific in 2012; Attended the 4th session of UN-OEWG on Ageing and participated in the Third Regional Review of the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing in 2017. Mr Gautam has over 30 years’ experience in the field of irrigation and rural development in India, Nepal and PR China. He has worked as a presenter of a TV show and Radio Talk Show, and as a columnist of popular dailies. He was the Founder Chairperson of Geriatric Center Nepal and the Founder Chairperson of Ageing Nepal (founded in 2011).