Born in 1942, in patan, Muni Bahadur Shakya is a first computer scientist and programmer in information technology of Nepal. He graduated in Radio Electronics Engineering from India and completed Communications Engineering from England. Further, he has undertaken special corporate training in microcomputers in France, and spent over 4 years in Research & Development in microcomputer designing in USA until 1983.
He is the first Nepalese to make microcomputer in 1979 in Nepal.
Mr. Shakya was awarded with the ICT Pioneer Award on the "ICT Startup Award 2016" event organized by Living with ICT.