Name & Designation
Mr Jugal Kishore Pattnayak - MARD -Chief Executive Officer
Mr Pattnayak is the co- founder of Mahashakti Foundation, a first growing likelihood development institution on creating opportunities empowering the poor. He is pioneer in financial inclusion through livelihood financing in one of the poorest regions of the globe i.e KBK distrists of Odisha, India, Being a social entrepreneur, he has served more than 2 decades on five pillars of development for the most deserved community in association with Oxfam, Unicef, DFID and CARE. He is a post graduate in Political Science and Rural Development from Bhanja Bihar, Berhampur University. He is a Diploma holder in Micro Finance from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Pune. He has also expertise in the field of livelihood and cluster development, managing institutional relationships, technical assistance on SHG promotion, linkage and federation building and capacity building of community as well as institutions. He has served in different national /state level NGOs in the capacity of Project Manager, Team Leader with the responsibility of overall implementation of entire program. He has also the honor to work as the team leader of CARE CASHE (Credit and Savings for House hold Enterprise) of CARE (DFID Supported) for 6 years. (2000-2006).
He solely believes that economic empowerment leads to the development in all spears of ones life. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
Mr Jogananda Behera - MBA- HR - Head Social Development Operations
Mr Behera has more than 10 years of working experience on livelihood promotion and community health. He worked with international agencies like Oxfam and CARE on HIV Aids and livelihood promotion projects. He also worked with Western Odisha Rural Livelihoods Project for the promotion of different clusters for 3 years. He is very hard working and believes on the empowerment of community through enterprise development. In Mahashakti Foundation Mr Behera looks after overall monitoring and management of different social development projects.
Mr Devarsi Negi - MBA –Finance - Director –Finance
Devarsi Negi is a leading expert in Inclusive banking. He is an alumni of Institute for Technology and Management, Chennai from the batch of 1995-1997.He has been associated with Inclusive Banking space for more than 11 years. During his career of around 18 years he had been associate organizations like Indus ind Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC bank, FINO and Sahaj E village ltd at various capacities. In his last assignment he led the Financial Inclusion vertical of Sahaj E Village ltd as its Business Head (Vice president) and successfully establishes a profitability business model in Financial Inclusion space. In his tenure at Sahaj he managed BC relations with all the major banks and Lending institutions. As an expert he has spoken at various forums like confederation of Indian Industry (CII), IIT, GIZ, Micro save etc.
He is a firm believer of growth stories of Rural India and is a vocal supporter of developing business models in rural banking space. In his career he has repeatedly proven that rural banking is not only profitable but also socially very rewarding. He strongly advocates fusion of compliance of BC and profitability of MFI to build future business model in rural space. He is also very strong supporter of co-branding in the rural banking spaces.
Mr Mohan Baliyarsingh -PGDM -Director – Operations
Mr Baliyarsingh has more than 2 decades of experience in Livelihoods and Microfinance Operations. He is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Bhanjavihar , Berhampur University andPost Graduation in History, Utkal University. He has served in different national level institutions i.e Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, CARE India, (CASHE Program) ACCION International and ACCESS Development Services in different capacities. A major part of his career has been devoted towards management of Microfinance Projects and training programs on various facets of Microfinance including Financial Literacy. Prepared audio, video, pictorial material, training material, tips for trainer on Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation Management in English, Hindi and local languages. His close association and handholding support created many successful and replicable community managed organizations and Microfinance Institutions in Odisha.
Bikram Kesari Patra Senior Head – Finance
Mr. Bikram Keshari Patra is the Head - Finance Mahashakti Foundation, he has vast experience in area related to finance, audit, management information system (MIS). After completion of B.Com from Utkal university, he started is career as Accounts Manager in national level leading NGOs and served in developmental sector from 1998 to 2006. Since March 2006 he is associated in the industry of Micro Finance. He is also a very good trainer on financial management, Accounts & record keeping. He is having a vast experience on imparting training on Financial Management & capacity building of community level institutions on organizational development.
He solely believes that the goal can be achieved through hard work and self confidence. Financially backward people can get social justice as well as economic security through unity and that can change their lives. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
NMr. Arun Kumar Pattnaik - MBA Finance - Head Internal Audit & Risk Management
Mr. Arun is associated with Mahashakti Foundation since 2008, a leading livelihood development institution of western Odisha. After completion of Master degree from Finance at Gandhi Institute of Management Studies, Gunupur he joined in Mahashakti Foundation. Before completion of MBA he has also completed M.Com from Berhempur University. Now he is serving as Head Internal Audit of MSF. He has keen knowledge in Internal Audit /Risk management of Social development accounts as well as Micro Credit accounts and able to handle the risk situation in the field also.
Mr. Saroj Kumar Sahoo - MBA-Marketing - Head Operations
Mr Saroj Kumar Sahoo has more than 10 years of experience on promoting as well as monitoring micro credit operations. He worked with national level institutions like SKS, Asmita, and Muthoot Finance. He started his career with Asmitha Microfin ltd as a FCA/ABM from 2004 to 2006. Than joined the leading MFI SKS Microfinance in 2006 to 2013 and worked as BM/UM/AAM/ UM (Managing 5-7 branches) and then AAM (Mobile Financing). During his tenure as AAM he looked after the mobile financing program in Odisha,Jharkhand & Bihar and Disbursed >1.5 lacs of Nokia/Videocon Handsets) In May 2014 he joined with Muthoot Fincorp limited as Area Manager and started micro finance operation in Odisha.Mr Sahoo has very rich expertise on management as well as monitoring of micro credit operations for last 10 years. At Mahashakti Mr Sahoo is overall in-charge of day to monitoring and management of micro credit operations.
Jayaram Parida- M Com - Internal Auditor
Mr Parida has more than 20 years of experience in financial management, audit and overall financial management of NGOs as well as financial institutions. He worked with charted farms, national level NGOs ,Micro Credit Institutions in the position of Head Finance, Internal Auditor and Manager –Accounts. He is also rich experience on training on financial management and book keeping. At Mahashakti Foundation Mr Parida is in-Charge of Internal Audit and Risk Management Department.
Ms Ruby Tripathy- MA – Manager –Social Security
Ms Tripathy has more than 7 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security program. She has very good expertise on information and technology and MIS. Now She is the manager of Mahashakti’s Social Security Program.
Mr Ramesh Chandra Pradhan – M.Com, MBA-Finance – Manager –Accounts
Mr Pradhan has more than 8 years of experience in the finance department of Mahashakti Foundation. He joined with Mahashakti Foundation during 2006 as Accountant and now looking after managing banking operations of the institution. He also very good knowledge on financial management, cash flow analysis, portfolio tracking and book keeping of the NGO as well as finance sector.
Mr.Jyoti Ranjan Mohapatra- M.Com, ICWAI - Director Administration
Mr. Mohapatra is the co-founder of Mahashakti Foundation he has versatile experience in operations, finance, audit, management information system (MIS), After completion of M.Com, ICWAI, he started his career as Finance Manager, Head –Finance, Head Internal Audit, in a national level leading NGOs as well as micro finance projects. He is also a very good trainer on financial management, Accounts & record keeping. He is having a vast experience on capacity building of community level institutions on institutional development. He solely believes that strength lays on unity. Financially backward people can get social justice as well as economic security through unity and that can change their lives. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
Mr Rama Ballav Pattnayak M.Com HWA –Head IT
Mr Rama Ballav Pattnayak has more than 12 years of experience in information and technology and MIS management. Mr Pattnayak has very rich expertise on management of MIS software’s, up keep of IT equipments,. He worked with CARE India’s CASHE Program as Manager –MIS for 6 years prior joining Mahashakti Foundation. At Mahashakti Mr. Pattnayak is leading the IT and MIS department and managing the on line version of MIS at head office level.
Mr.Narayan Sahu, Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management (HRM),L.L.B. & M-Phil in IR&PM(HRM)- Head Human Resource
Mr.Narayana Sahu started his career with Dhanei KGFS-An IFMR Rural Channels & Services Pvt. Ltd. from 2009 to 2015. During his tenure as Sr. Executive Human Resource he looked after the managing human capital capacity about 150 employees and capability to manage more than 50 branches. He is a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relation & Personnel Management (HRM) from Bhanjavihar, Berhampur University ,he has also completed L.L.B in LAW & M-Phil in IR&PM (HRM) from Bhanjavihar, Berhampur University.
In Mar 2015 he joined with Mahashakti Foundation as Head Human Resource and he has very rich expertise on human resource management as well as monitoring the total administration. He is also a very good trainer, having competency on human resource management, capacity building and ability to manage the overall office administration.
Mr.Buddhadev Sahu, MBA in Marketing, Project Manager
Mr. Buddhadev Sahu has more than 10 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security programs. He has very good expertise on community mobilization, renewal energy, SHG management, strengthening of cooperatives etc. He also worked with Teri New Delhi to implement the solar micro grids in Odisha for one year. Now he is working with Mahashakti Foundation as Project Manager.
Mr.Arun Kumar Mund, Master in Social Work, Asst. Programme Manager Renewal Energy
Mr.Arun Mund has more than 13 years of experience in different state level NGO’s. Prior to Mahashakti he worked closed on women empowerment and livelihood development projects with PRADAN for 4 years. He has also rich experience on financial management and enterprise development. Since Sep 2009 he is working with Mahashakti Foundation as Programme Manager -Renewal Energy.
Mr.Peetar Chand Panigrahi- Post Graduate in Rural Development- Project Manager
Mr. Peeter Chand Panigrahi has more than 1 decades of experience in Livelihoods, social Projects and Microfinance & Microcredit Operations. He has a Graduate in Arts from Sambalpur University. He has completely associated with poor class people and remote villages in Odisha. Also he has very good experience in different project management, strengthen food society, Integrated development project management, co-operative management as well as micro-credit and savings for house hold enterprises etc.
Ms.Susmita Patra- P.G in Odia & Hindi –Asst. Project Manager
Ms.Sasmita Patra has more than 10 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security programs. She has very good expertise on community mobilization, renewal energy, forestry development, health, SHG management, strengthening of producers cooperative etc,. Since Feb 2015, Ms Susmita has associated with Mahashakti Foundation as Asst. Project Manager.
Mr.Simancal Pattnaya-, Master in Arts - Regional Manager
Mr.Simanchala Pattnayak has more than 23 years of experience in different activities Livelihoods, ,Human Rights ,Good Governance and Microfinance Operations. He is a Master of Arts from Bhanjabihar, Berhampur University. He has also contributed his services in different NGO’s of Odisha. A major part of his career has been devoted towards working with rural poor’s and tribes in different dist of Odisha like Kalahandi, Nuapada ,Rayagada & Bolangir. Also he has prepared different training material, tips for trainer on different social projects related to education, good governance, gender sanitation, human rights, Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation management.
Mr.Bimal Kanta Panda- Master in Social Work –Regional Manager
Mr.Bimal Kanata Panda has more than 3 decades of experience in Livelihoods, , Human Rights ,Good Governance and Microfinance Operations. He is a Mater in Social Work from Jyotibihar, Sambalpur University. He has served in different NGO’s of Odisha. A major part of his career has been devoted towards working with rural poor’s and tribes in remotest pockets of Kalahandi, Nuapada ,Rayagada & Bolangir dist of Odiasha. Also he has organized different types of training material, tips for trainer on different social projects related to education, good governance, gender sensation, human rights, Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation Management in different international,nationa & local languages. He is also a good trainer in leadership development, genders sanitation human rights, SHG formation & management etc.
Ms Baruni Mishra, MBA (HR and Finance), Manager HR
Ms Baruni holds a master degree in business management with HR and finance as specialization. She has strong communication and interpersonal skills, a very effective team player with an ability to grasp new things quickly, strong knowledge of HR policies and procedures, studying procedures of training & development, recruitment & selection, compensation, human resource planning, interacting with different project stakeholders at different level, issuing offer letters, appointment letters, terminations, designing the salary structure and pay slips, issuing ID cards, visiting cards and coordinating daily reporting procedure of all the project related staff.
Ms Priyanka Gachhayat, Project Manager
Ms Priyanka holds a master degree in business administration with specialization in rural marketing from Amity Global Business School, Bhubaneswar. She has a good experience of gender analysis, empowering women small farm holder and enhancing productivity. Ms Priyanka had a pre employment experience at Care India. She is good in programme management and has the ability to motivate and manage teams at different levels. Ms Priyanaka is currently looking after the Social Mobilization and Institutional Development of State Urban Development Agency in three districts of Odisha.
Ms Rosalin Samal, MBA in Agri Business, Project Manager, Documentation
Ms Rosalin has a master degree in business administration with agri business as specialization. She has one year experience in programme activities and outcome documentation, data collection, self help groups, income generation activities, livelihood projects and making presentation on different development projects. She has a bright career from school to the university and a brilliant academic record. Currently she is playing a very vital role in updating the web pages, publishing and managing contents on different social media platform.
Ms Pooja Rani Tripathy, MBA in Rural Management
Ms Pooja holds a master degree in business administration with a specialization in rural management from Amity Global Business School, Bhubaneswar. She has a very good understanding of different development projects and community culture. Prior to joining Mahahashakti she had a successful job internship with care India on community mobilization processes, gender analysis, empowering women small farm holder & enhancing maize productivity in Papadahandi Block of Nabarangapur District, Odisha. She is good in communicating and team leading.
Dibya Bharati Patnaik- MBA –Agri Business
Miss Dibya Bharati has a master degree in business administration with agri business as specialization. She has one year experience in programme activities and with CARE India. She is very talented on community mobilization and craft promotion. She is now handling the Craft Development Project as Team Leader. She also involved on stake holder management as well as marketing of tribal Dhokra Craft products.