Ekraj Ghimire is an 18-year-old Environmentalist & IT Person from Palpa. He is working as an IT Officer in well renowned IT company Semicolon Tec; the franchise of the USA currently situated at Devinagar, Butwal, Rupandehi. He has also created an app for his college named ‘Tilottama Campusʼ which was published in the Google Play store. Along with his team, He has formed an e-Commerce site named Naya Koseli which is currently providing service inside Butwal. With his team, he has also recently formed a Butwal Robotics Club in Butwal which provides training to students related to Robotics and AI. He has given 15 days of training to the locality of Tilottama ward no. 3 on the topic of “Use of computer and Smart Palika”.
Apart from Technology, He also works for a safe environment where; He was pledge for planting 1,000 trees by Earth Day Network during the campaign of Earth Day 2018-2020. He has been working with Plant-for-the-Planet as an Ambassador; Billion Tree campaign and Sano Sansar Initiative as his support to Sustainable Development Goals.
Ekraj is versatile who has dual dreams in his eyes–wants to connect people with Science & Technology in Nepal and the other to become Nepal environmentally sustainable.
Starting of his Journey
Ekraj started his journey in the sector of IT when he was in 5th grade. He was attracted to the field of computer in the technical world of IT. He was always very curious about the little things in the field of Science & Technology. Then, he decided to do something new with his own research. He used to spend most of the time on Google and YouTube rather than on Social Media. When he was in grade 9, he gave a PowerPoint and Video Editing Workshop. Moreever, he has got an opportunity to explore his skills in the IT sector through WordPress Workshop in Kalika Secondary School.
He is a creative thinker, learner, and explorer. He’s fond of learning new things, sharing the knowledge that he assures. Ekraj expressed that he has an interest in videography where he has created a lot of videos that are currently uploaded on his YouTube channel. Now, He is working as an IT Officer in the well renowned IT company Semicolon Tec.
Through inspirational work; He has been motivating his fellow teenagers and created a positive impact in society by planting 1000 trees and working for a safe environment.
Ekraj Ghimire was selected among the 20 brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators, and game changers below the age of 20 in Nepal, for the year 2020. This annual list is the ultimate honor roll of young game changers reshaping Nepal for the better. The platform seeks to encourage the youths to share their initiation, creativity, and enthusiasm which will then motivate them and more of the other youths in the nation to develop an entrepreneurial thinking.