Bishnu Prasad Panda

Assistant Professor (Grade-II)




PhD (Pursuing)

MA (Economics)  


MBA (Financial Management)  


Areas of Specialization

  • Cluster Development
  • Financial Management of FFIs /MFIs
  • Enterprise Promotion


Bishnu Prasad Panda

Assistant Professor (Grade-II)

Teaching/Training :

  • Financial Management
  • Enterprise Deavelopment

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. 
Associated with Odisha Economic Association as Member