By Prabhakar SJB Rana, Pashupati SJB Rana , Gautam SJB Rana
  Prabhakar SJB Rana's contribution to contemporary Nepal lies in the field of industry and commerce where he has built a bulwark of interlocking companies that together comprise the largest industrial house in Nepal. A keer conservationist, he is a Trustee of the King Mahendra Trust for Nature Conservation. Prabhakar Shumshere has a son and a daughter.

Pashupati SJB Rana, an Oxford graduate, brings together the twin currents of politics and writing. A Member of Parliament belonging to the Rastriya Prajatantar Party, he has the distinction of being
elected to the National Legislature from 1974 to the present.  He is the author of several books including Contemporary Nepal,  Kathmandu: A Living Heritage,  Nepal Perspective,  Nepal's Fourth Plan: A Critique and Bikash Thatha Yojana.  He is married to the Princess of Gwalior and has two daughters.

Gautam SJB Rana is best kown for creating Baber Mlahal Revisited, a shopping, office and restaurant complex built in traditional Rana style ind his pivotal work in the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust of which he is a Director. Gautam Shumshere is married and has two sons.


Through The Lens of Richard Gordon MATZENE

By Gautam SJB Rana

3. Berge Encylcopedia of
World Dress and Fashion

South Asia and Southeast Asia
SNAPSHOT: Dress of the Ranas of Nepal
By Gautam SJB Rana

4. Kathmandu Valley Style


Gautam SJB Rana, an arbiter of Nepal style, created Baber Mahal Revisited. This highly acclaimed private restoration project houses Kathmandu's first commercial heritage building with a shopping, office and restaurant complex built in traditional Rana style in the grounds of his ancestral palace. jautam Rana co-authored the definitive The Ranas of Nepal  and contributed  Dress of  the Ranas of Nepal  for the 12-volume Berg  Encyclopaedia of World Dress and Fashion.  He was the first Nepali director of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust.

Gautam SJB Rana with the portrait of Sir Baber Shumshere JB Rana, painted by Bal Krishna Sama, one the primary renaissance artist of Nepal