Elevate Nepal as a Global Tech Hub

Committed to fostering
growth within Nepal’s
thriving IT industry

Drive Nepal’s IT sector by fostering innovation, entrepreneurship, collaboration and creating opportunities for members to succeed in a global marketplace.

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Policy

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Entrepreneurship

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Development

International Market
Development

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Development

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OUR AIM

By positioning Nepal as a global tech hub for software and IT services, NAS-IT aims to contribute to the country’s economic growth and development.

From promoting local businesses in the domestic market to exporting products and services internationally, NAS-IT facilitates work prospects for local companies. NAS-IT aims to offer numerous benefits to its members and the industry as a whole.


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Events

The Ultimate IT event for innovation, networking, and collaboration.

London Tech Week

NAS-IT Members Only Jun 10, 2024 12:00 AM – Jul 14, 2024 11:59 PM London
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NAS-IT is thrilled to announce its participation in the upcoming London Tech Week (LTW) 2024 as part of the Nepal Pavilion. Recognized as one of the most prestigious events in the global technology calendar, LTW is dedicated to showcasing the latest advancements in technology and innovation. NAS-IT’s presence at LTW, signifies its commitment to excellence and innovation within the industry. This event provides an unparalleled opportunity for NAS-IT and its member companies to gain exposure on a global stage and contribute to the ongoing dialogue shaping the future of technology.

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Open For All May 27, 2024 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM The Hague University of Applied Science, Den Haag
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NAS-IT, in collaboration with De Haagse Hogeschool / The Hague University of Applied Sciences, successfully hosted an event in the Netherlands. The event showcased the dynamic landscape of the Nepalese software industry and explored fruitful collaboration opportunities with the Nepalese diaspora in Europe. It was an insightful and enriching experience for all participants. The event was supported by NSEA – The Netherlands, Proshore, NIC Europe, NRNA NCC Netherlands, and the Embassy of Nepal (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg & the European Union). Special thanks to Roshan Bhattarai and Babish Shrestha of Proshore for representing NAS-IT at the event.

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Open For All May 26, 2024 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM CloudFactory Nepal, Jawalakhel
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NAS-IT hosted a press conference to present policy amendment requests with a comparative analysis ahead of the 2081/82 budget announcement. Some of our requests include a 10-year tax incentive policy, enhanced financial access for IT startups, insurance subsidies, development of IT parks, prioritization of local software companies, international promotion, and the establishment of an autonomous IT promotion board. We believe these initiatives will transform Nepal into a global tech hub and significantly boost the IT industry.

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Members FAQ

Explore our comprehensive FAQ section tailored to address
queries specific to each membership category.

There are 4 NAS-IT membership categories, which are as follows:

i) Corporate Membership

ii) Associate Membership

iii) Honorary Membership

iv) Lifetime Membership

Corporate Membership is granted to software development firms, core IT service providers, and technology enabled businesses.

To be eligible for membership, companies must meet the following criteria:  

i) Software Development Firms:  

Engaged in software development and product sales to domestic and international organizations.

ii) Core IT Service Providers:  

Offering fundamental IT services to domestic and foreign clients, such as software development services, DevOps services, and cybersecurity services.  

iii) Technology-Enabled Businesses:  

Companies primarily engaged in in-house software development to empower technology-enabled business models, including EdTech and FinTech companies.

i) Eligible to be Executive Members

ii) Voting rights at AGM

iii) Participation in NAS-IT organized events, workshops and trainings 

iv) Subsidized Fees & Priority Bookings for NAS-IT Events 

It usually takes around 2 weeks to process a membership application (from the submission of membership application to a response regarding the decision). 


In certain circumstances where the membership committee requires further information, they may propose a physical/virtual meeting.

Membership can be rejected based on the following criteria:

i) Companies that sell hardware or software products or services created by third-party vendors.  

ii) If the applicant company fails to submit the required documents

iii) If the applicant company fails to pay the membership fee within the due date

Membership lasts until the end of Asar of each fiscal year. The membership needs to be renewed each Asar.

Membership is awarded to companies rather than individuals. Once the membership is approved, the member company can assign a designated company representative and an alternate representative.

To renew, member companies must submit the tax clearance certificate and required/necessary updates, along with the renewal fee. During the renewal period, corporate membership can be upgraded to lifetime membership.

Upon late payment (up to 9 months from the end of Asar), the membership fee can be renewed by paying an additional 25% of the renewal fee. After 9 months, the membership shall be terminated. To receive membership, such member companies should reapply for new membership.

There are 4 NAS-IT membership categories, which are as follows:

i) Corporate Membership

ii) Associate Membership

iii) Honorary Membership

iv) Lifetime Membership


An Associate Membership is granted to budding companies with less than 3 years of operation. 

To be eligible for membership, companies must meet the following criteria:  

i) Software Development Firms:  

Engaged in software development and product sales to domestic and international organizations.

ii) Core IT Service Providers:  

Offering fundamental IT services to domestic and foreign clients, such as software development services, DevOps services, and cybersecurity services.  

iii) Technology-Enabled Businesses:  

Companies primarily engaged in in-house software development to empower technology-enabled business models, including EdTech and FinTech companies.  

iv) Years of Operation

The companies must have been in operation for less than 3 years.

i) Participation in NAS-IT’s invited events, workshops and trainings 

ii) Networking opportunities

It usually takes around 2 weeks to process a membership application (from the submission of membership application to a response regarding the decision). 

To renew, member companies must submit the tax clearance certificate and required/necessary updates, along with the renewal fee as per their membership category. During the renewal period, if any associate member has been in operation for more than 3 years, the associate member company must upgrade itself to corporate or lifetime membership. 

Upon late payment (up to 9 months from end of Asar), the membership fee can be renewed by paying an additional 25% of renewal fee. After 9 months, the membership shall be terminated. To receive membership, such member companies should reapply for new membership.