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Prof. Mukti Kanta Mishra

Managing Director

Dr Mishra holds an MBA and PhD from Victoria University, Melbourne. He is Co-founder and President of Centurion Universities and Gram Tarang institutions. He has promoted many companies, trusts and societies.

Email Id: mukti.mishra@gmail.com

Prof. D.N.Rao

Managing Director

Mr Rao is a Civil Engineer from Osmania University and holds a PGDM from IIM Kolkatta. He is co-founder and Vice Chair of Centurion Universities and Gram Tarang institutions. He has a good understanding of technology and has promoted many technology based enterprises

Email Id: dnrao@cutm.ac.in

Prof. Supriya Pattanayak

Managing Director

Prof. Supriya Pattanayak comes with over 25 years of experience in the development sector and academia. She has earned a reputation for being a highly competent professional working with Bilateral, Multilateral, Government and non-government organisations. She is endowed with excellent relationship management skills with multiple stakeholders.

Email Id: supriya.pattanayak@cutm.ac.in

Venkat Sivanand Kumar

Managing Director

Holds B.Com degree from Osmania University and Management degree from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Possess two years experience with Agribusiness Group at ICICI Bank and 15 months with Intellecap, a development consulting company. Started a microfinance consultancy & a microfinance company (NBFC) Gram Tarang Financial Services Pvt. Ltd in 2009 and worked extensively in Andhra Pradesh & Orissa. Area of expertise includes Retail Banking, Ratings, Microfinance Institution Loan Portfolio Audits, Microfinance Institution Development, Business Planning, Financial Modeling & Investment Banking.

Email Id: venkat@gramtarang.org

Prof A.R.K.Raju

Managing Director


CEO, BREDS Over 25 years of experience in the development sector and promoted various MACS (Mutually Aided Credit Cooperative Societies) in north coastal Andhra Pradesh and has extensive experience in the field of microfinance. Mr. Raju is also a visiting faculty at CSREM, a B-School based out of Orissa.

Email Id: arkraju64@gmail.com