The Women's World Banking Team

Prakash Kumar


Mr. Prakash Kumar is the Chief General Manager, in charge of NBFC and Microfinance Vertical at SIDBI. Prior to that, he headed several important Verticals in SIDBI, viz., Direct Credit Vertical, Risk Management Vertical, Treasury and Resource Management Vertical etc. He has also led the prestigious Poorest State Inclusive Growth (PSIG) Project implemented by SIDBI with support from DFID, UK. He has more than 27 years of experience in SIDBI, in varied areas such as SME Financing, Microfinance, Risk Management, Treasury, NPA Management, Business Process Re-engineering etc. Prior to joining SIDBI, he worked for two years at Biotech Consortium India Limited, a company promoted by DBT, GOI and All India Financial Institutions. He has been invited as a speaker in several Conferences / Seminars concerning MSME financing & development related areas, both in India & abroad.

He is a graduate in Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and postgraduate in Financial Management from NMIMS Mumbai.