Social Science Baha

Khyam Bishwakarma

Khyam Bishwakarma is one of the winners of the Australian Leadership Award 2010, which made it possible for him to pursue a Master’s in Development Studies from the University of Sydney, Australia. He has also graduated with a Masters’ degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Currently he is working as a freelance development consultant that adds to his six-plus years’ career in the field of community development and human rights. As a member of the artisan caste group who are marginalized and hence are begun to be termed Dalits, he wants to contribute to the development process of his community with scholarly ideas which is why his research interest lies in the issues related to caste, culture and development.