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Joint Director’s Profile

Shri Arobinda Kumar Sarkar

Shri Arobinda Kumar Sarkar, General Manager, took over the charge of Joint Director (JD) at Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Kolkata since 10 April 2023. He is a graduate in Agricultural Sciences from Banaras Hindu University and Masters in Dairy Economics from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.
His areas of expertise include techno financial appraisal of agricultural and allied sector projects, credit planning, projects monitoring, evaluation of agricultural projects, farmer’s collectives, etc.
In NABARD, has worked in various capacities in last 25 years in NABARD Head Office - Mumbai, Karnataka Regional Office - Bengaluru, Uttar Pradesh Regional Office – Lucknow, West Bengal Regional Office - Kolkata. He has also served as District Development Manager in Purba Medinipur district of West Bengal for five years. As a Faculty Member in National Bank Staff College, Lucknow and BIRD – Kolkata, he was actively associated with conduct of in campus, on-location and collaborative programmes in the field of Agriculture & Allied Sector, Techno Financial Appraisal of Agricultural Projects, Farmer Producer Organisations, Agriculture Marketing, Value Chain Financing, High-Tech Agriculture, etc.
He has also served as a Nominee Director of Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Kolkata while serving in NABARD, West Bengal Regional Office, Kolkata.