Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

Faculty Profile

Bishnu Prasad Panda

Assistant Faculty
Academic Qualification
MA (Economics) from Utkal University 
Professional Qualification
LLB from Utkal University 
MBA (Financial Management) from IGNOU
CSWA, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
PhD (Continuing) at KIIT University Bhubaneswar 
Areas of Specialization
He is specilised in Cluster Development, Fiancial Managemnt of FFIs /MFIs and Entreprise Promotion. 
Courses taught/projects handled
Teaching Financial Mangement and Entreprise Development at AICTE Apporoved Colleges .
Possesses over 28 years of experience in microfinance, micro enterprise promotion, livelihood and cluster development programmes. Has worked extensively with national and international agencies like  Centre for Youth & Social Development, Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, CARE India and ACCESS Development Services on enhancing the capacities of national-level NGOs, CBOs and BMOs. Has also worked as a Consultant for a brief period in a World Bank study on Pani Panchayat, SHG and PRIs. Has in-depth understanding on microfinance sector and incubated models in various states.
Presented  a Paper on Child Budgeting at th 49th Meeitng of Odisha Economic Association on 12th February2017.
Atteneded Natioal Worksop on BDS and Cluster Development Orginsed by SIDBI and GIZ at New delhi in 2010. Participated in an exposure visit to Bangladesh for getting an understanding on their micro finance institituins like Grameen Bank, BRAC, Proshika , ASA organised by BIRD and CIRDAP. 
Asociated with Odisha Economic Association as Member 

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

(Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.


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