Independent Director

Mrs. Surekha Marandi

Surekha is a postgraduate scholar from Jadavpur University and has attained adept certifications in COBOL programming from CMC, Advanced Management from AIM, Manila, and Advanced Management in Financial Management Services from Cambridge University, UK. With a vast multifarious experience of more than three decades in the sectoral BFSI domain, Surekha is an exemplary Financial Inclusion Expert. As the Executive Director at the Reserve Bank of India till July 2019, Surekha was overseeing the functions of RBI, pertaining to the Financial Inclusion and Development Department (FIDD); Customer Education and Protection Department (CEPD), and Department of Communication (DOC). Also, as the GM of the Rural Planning and Credit Department (RPCD) at RBI, she remarkably handled the policy on the priority sector, microfinance, financial inclusion, and regulation of RRBs. Under the aegis of her illustrious career span, she has held copious leadership positions like Nominee Director at United Bank, Nominee Director at Bank of Baroda, and Member of the Board – IEPF authority. Surekha has also worked with NCFE, as Chairperson and member on the board of the Financial Inclusion Fund administered by NABARD.