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  1. 1. CV of N.Srinivasan Name Narasimhan Srinivasan Date of Birth, Age 09-06-1954, 53 years Contact details C – 25,NABARD quarters, 9A Boat Club Road, Narangi Baug Lane, Pune -411001 Maharashtra,India Email – shrin@vsnl.net, shrin54@yahoo.co.in Mobile number - 00919890960677 Educational attainment Masters Degree in Economics Professional attainment Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers Certificate in Training and Development Professional background Development economist and Development Banker – rural development, rural finance, microfinance Employment 23 years - Senior Executive with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Apex development bank. 6 years - Middle level executive in Reserve Bank of India. Current position Chief General Manager, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, Head of Maharashtra Regional Office Past experience 7 years - Chief General Manager in charge of corporate planning in the Head Office of the Bank in Mumbai. 7 years - Trainer in rural finance, rural development and executive development in National Bank Staff College, Lucknow Core competencies Rural Development Planning, Project formulation and appraisal, rural finance including SME finance, micro finance, Institution building and reforms and Human Resource Management, staff development Recent Significant Project finance development work Managing a development finance portfolio of $ 900 million - Responsible for disbursal of finance of $ 600 million last fiscal to banks and state government. Small and Micro Enterprise Development Supporting micro enterprise and small business development through capacity building and business support services through special projects – more than 6000 small entrepreneurs assisted in the last two years. Micro Finance - Scaling up SHG bank linkage Pioneering a microfinance initiative of linking of self-help
  2. 2. groups to Banking system in Maharashtra State – achieving a linkage of more than 184000 groups, providing 2.8 million poor families with bank credit access in the last two years 2004-07. Rural finance Several initiatives in capacity building, institution building, training and contribution to policy in rural finance. Sugar Co operatives - Architect of Government of India’s restructuring programme of the cooperative Sugar Mills in Maharashtra, securing the interests of cane farmers Initiator of development action planning framework in rural financial institutions. Led the Organization Development Initiatives in Regional Rural banks. Experience of supervision over rural financial institutions. Presently supervising 40 RFIs, through a team of 20 bank supervisors. Institutional reforms Credit Cooperatives – Key role in bringing together State government and cooperatives for preparing a road map for reform and revival Planning for development finance Planning for financing of rural livelihoods with sustainability and monitoring implementation thereof through banking system Contributions to Convenor of Sub-group on Farmers’ Indebtedness (2006) - development policy work ongoing Advised the Internal Group of Reserve Bank of India on expanding financial services access for the poor (2005). Member Secretary of the Task Force of Planning Commission for estimating credit flow requirements for Agriculture during the 10th five year plan 2002 -2007 Member of Ministry of Commerce’s high power committee on price stabilization of plantation crops with focus on small farms 2003. Professional support to various Government committees, working groups relating to rural finance • Narasimham committee on financial sector
  3. 3. reforms 1996 • Expert committee on Rural Credit 2001 • Task force on Rural Credit cooperatives (Short term structure) 2004 • Taskforce on reform and revitalization of (Long term) cooperative credit structure 2005 Present responsibilities Managing a portfolio of $ 900 million in development finance to banks and State government Implementation, oversight and monitoring of non-farm sector promotional projects for livelihood creation and identification of credit and investment potential in the state including SMEs. development projects in watersheds (150 projects), microfinance (220,000 self help groups), Successfully managing more than 240 partner NGOs in the state on a variety of development projects through grant and capacity building support Coordinating the interface between the government and banks in the state for facilitating rural credit flow of the order of $ 2 billion in rural areas of Maharashtra Supervision over 40 Rural financial institutions Responsible for development and performance of 275 staff Consulting work done Credit/finance Specialist - Programme for Developing Market opportunities for the Poor – IFAD formulation mission in Vietnam May 2007 Project on transforming Regional Rural Banks in to microfinance institutions – for CARE International, New Delhi Project identification on promoting Bamboo based small farmer livelihoods with bank credit in Tripura – For International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) Finalisation of consultant teams report on evaluation of performance of cold storages and design issues for future – for Ministry of Food Processing, Government of India Participation / presentation UNIDO workshop on cluster approach to rural of papers in international industrialization for poverty alleviation – New Delhi 2006 conferences, seminars WOCCU Cooperative regulators roundtable – Dublin 2006
  4. 4. Seminar of Fly Ash Mission on Use of fly ash in agriculture and rural industrial activity – linkage with bank finance – New Delhi 2005 SDC,GTZ,NABARD National conference on Microfinance – New Delhi 2005 SDC Knowledge management initiative - workshop for learning from partners – Berne 2004 Bank finance for livelihood promotion through Bamboo – consultation workshop of International Network for Bamboo and Rattan - Beijing 2003 GTZ national seminar on Mainstreaming rural finance in Uganda – Kampala 2002 OECD Consultation workshop for evolving donor guidelines in poverty alleviation programmes – Jakarta 2001 Publications Books - Savings Services for the Poor Joint author of Chapter on Down Scaling microfinance – Ed by Hirschland, Madeline– Kumarian Press 2005 Banking in the New Millenium – Chapter on Universal Banking – for Whom – ICFAI University Press Guidebook for Organisation Development Facilitators for Rural financial Institutions, NABARD, National Bank Staff College, Lucknow, India, 1996. Hand book of Development Action Planning, NABARD, National Bank Staff College, Lucknow, India,1994. Several articles on rural finance and development in papers and journals Personal Values in People matter first and last; the institutions and development work mechanisms that deliver services have to be responsive to people’s needs.. Participation of people in design, implementation and management of development projects is the best means of ensuring sustainability Projects and programmes to be rooted within local knowledge and context. Priorities and principles of development efforts to be
  5. 5. determined by people and the local context – not by the donor’s concepts alone Personal competencies Computer literate – can use word, excel, powerpoint and equivalent software packages with ease Excellent oral and written communication skills Language skills – fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil; familiarity with Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu. Advanced skills of coordination, negotiation, persuasion and staff development Accomplished trainer in technical areas of rural finance, microfinance and behavioural aspects of HRM Flair for innovative project design, implementation and monitoring Team player, competent as member and manager of multi- cultural teams.