KV Shaji appointed as the new chairman of NABARD
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K V Shaji has been named Chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on 7 December. He formerly served as NABARD’s Deputy Managing Director (DMD) till May 21, 2020.
Before joining NABARD, he worked in Canara Bank in various capacities for 26 years.
As his last assignment, he was in charge of Strategy, Planning and Business Development at the Corporate Office of Canara Bank.
He successfully handled the project of amalgamation of Syndicate Bank into Canara Bank.
He was earlier also the Chairman of India’s largest Regional Rural Bank, Kerala Gramin Bank.
He is a post graduate in Agriculture and holds a PGDM degree in Public Policy from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.
About the NABARD
It is a development bank focussing primarily on the rural sector of the country.
It is a statutory body established in 1982 under National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981.
Established on the recommendations of Shivaraman Committee.
Headquarters - Mumbai
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