Key Consulting Resources

  • Mr. Vijay Mahajan, CEO and Founder, BASIX Social Enterprise Group completed his B.Tech from IIT-Delhi, PGDM from IIM- Ahmedabad and a Mid-Career Fellowship in Economic Development Policy from Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University has an experience of over three decades in rural development. He serves on Boards of many national & global institutions. He has been conferred with Outstanding Social Entrepreneur of the World award by Schwab Foundation and is a regular invitee to the World Economic Forum, Davos (since 2003). He has been given the HSBC-ACCESS Microfinance Award India (2009) for his outstanding contribution to the microfinance sector in India.
  • Dr.K.V.Gouri, CEO of BASIX Consulting and Technology Services Ltd., PG Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and Ph.D. in Management from Golden State University of USA. She has about 30 years of industry experience in the varied sectors of PSUs, Media and Higher Education.
  • Mr. B. L. Parthasarathy, M.Sc Ag., MBA (IIM Bangalore), Experience of over 28 years in development banking, microfinance and livelihood promotion
  • Mr. B. V. Raghuram,holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Osmania University, he Possesses 32 years’ experience in bank operations, consulting project management, retail, corporate banking, software implementation, credit operations and recovery.
  • Mr. Reji Varghese,M.B.A (Information Technology), has 19 years of experience in information technology and MIS.
  • Mr. Ram Mohan Rao,M.Sc. in Geology, has 27 years of rural banking experience encompassing all areas of rural finance and savings mobilization.
  • Mr. Satheesh Arjilli,a Management professional with a Licentiate Certificate from the Insurance Institute of India, has 17 years of work experience in the field of mainstream and micro-insurance.
  • Mr. Bhagirathi Mohan Raj,a post-graduate in Commerce and Financial Management has over two decades of experience in managing finance and accounts, MIS, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll systems, processes and controls, financial modelling and business plan.
  • Mr. Radheshyam Solanki, a post-graduate (M.Com) and C.A. Intermediate, has 18 years of experience in development and corporate sectors with specialization in project monitoring, audit, budgetary planning, financial control, taxation, accounts, business plan development and financial management.
  • Mr. Biswaranjan Pattnaik, holds a post-graduate degree in Rural Management with specialization in Project Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India. He has more than 14 years of experience in institution development and project monitoring & evaluation.
  • Mr. Rajnikant Prasad, holds a post-graduate diploma in Rural Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, India. He has 13 years of experience in community institution building, microfinance, pro-poor and market-led livelihood promotion.
  • Mr. Shriprakash Chaturvedi, holds a post-graduate degree in Agri-Economics and Farm Management. He has 22 years of experience in the development sector with specialization in institutional building and training.
  • Mr. Sadanand Gadpayale, completed his B.Sc. degree in Agriculture and his M.A in Social Work. He has an experience of 16 years in institutional development, microfinance, agri-business and livelihood promotion.
  • Ms. Vinuthna Patibaandla, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work, Psychology and Indian Culture and a Master of Business Administration degree. She has about 12 years of experience in institutional development, livelihoods, Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) tools, and research and evaluation studies.
  • Dr. Premnath Singh, holds a Master of Veterinary Science degree from West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata and has also obtained a diploma on Livestock Technology from Galilee International Management Institute, Israel. He has 8 years of extensive experience in the veterinary science field in various roles and responsibilities.
  • Mr. Digpal Bahadur has MA degree in Social Work from TISS, Mumbai. He has over 11 years of work experience in development sector His core areas of strength are livelihood promotion through natural resource management, non-timber forest products, agriculture and Agri-allied activities, financial inclusion through micro-finance, savings and micro-insurance, strategic grant making, project management and M&E.

Consultants who support BASIX Consulting

  • Dr. Manoshi Mitra, holds a Ph.D. in Economics and M.A. in Economic History. She has more than three decades of experience in rural development, gender issues, water management and socio-economic issues.
  • Dr. Sankar Datta, completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Sardar Patel University and has done his post-graduate diploma in Rural Management. He has extensive experience spanning over three decades in the fields of livelihood promotion, micro-enterprise promotion and teaching.
  • Mr. Shome Sen Gupta, holds a MBA degree and has participated in several international training programs. He has extensive experience in Banking where he has held many leadership and advisory roles.
  • Mr. Anoop Kaul, has over 35 years of experience in Banking and Financial sector in India, including non-farm sector and rural banking. He has broad experience in training, research, management and faculty development in the banking sector. He is the Senior Advisor in BASIX, who deals with Banks, Government Departments, and NGOs.
  • Mr. Yves Lafond, (M Sc. Commerce) Sherbrook University, Canada, having an experience of over 30 years in microfinance and financial cooperatives across Asia and Africa. He is based in Montreal, Canada.
  • Dr. S. L. Narayana,Ph.D. (Macro-monetary Economics), has over three decades of experience with RBI, Andhra Bank, ICFAI and ICFAI Business School in various roles and responsibilities, and Mekelle University, Ethiopia as Associate Professor on UNDP Assignment. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the fields of macro-economics and livelihood promotion.