Nirmal Kumar Thapa is an Author, Writer and Lecturer of English Literature and Philosophy. He is the President of Color Nepal CNEP, an NGO working in the promotion of Nepalese art, literature and culture since 2006. Nirmal is also the Founder Director of HONEYlogue Art Gallery and is a Publisher/Editor at Shangrila Dialgue, English Nepali National Weekly. He is a Founder Member of Youth Television YTV and has published and authored several books including poetry, novels and biographies. Nirmal has won numerous awards including the Young Achievers' Award from Today's Youth Asia 2009 and Youth Ambassador for Peace from Universal Peace Foundation, South Korea 2009.