Born on 8th of March 1965, Mr. Nirakar Yakthumba is the son of His Excellency Late Gyan Bahadur Yakthumba and the Founder Principal Mrs. Indira Yakthumba. Mr. Nirakar Yakthumba did his schooling from St. Joseph's School, North Point, Darjeeling. Later he moved to Chandigarh, where he did his graduation and postgraduate studies. He successfully completed his MA in English from Punjab University and later completed his MA in Sociology from Tribhuwan University.
Mr. N. Yakthumba has always been a keen sportsman right from his school days, taking part in various games in the school and district level. He has played football in the A division league in various parts of India. He is also a member of the Royal Nepal Golf Club and in the year 1998 and 1999, he was the 1st and 2nd runner up consecutively in the Surya Nepal Golf Pro. Am Championship.
Other than sports he is also involved in many extra and co-curricular activities. He was among the first group of National Technical Officials in Athletics to be trained and recognized by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF). He also secured the highest score during the training conducted by an International Technical Official from Malaysia. As a result, he was selected as the Chief Referee for the track events during the 8th South Asian Federation Games held in Kathmandu. Currently, he is the General Secretary of the Athletics Association of Lalitpur.
Mr. Nirakar Yakthumba introduced the Gyan Carnival in 1994, which today, is one of the most coveted trophies in Basketball and Volleyball. He is not only involved in sports but is also a keen and enthusiastic musician. He is the bass guitarist and one of the composers of the band "1974 AD". In the year 1999, the group won an award at the Hits FM Music Awards in the category of "Best Performance by a group or duo with vocals" and in the San Miguel Music Award 2000 Listeners Choice, the band bagged the award in the category "Best Band or Duo".
Owing to his involvement with the youth of Nepal at various levels, he was selected as the leader of the Nepali Youth Delegation conscripted by JICA to participate in the friendship program for the 21st century held in Japan.