Mr. Mandavilli Bhaskara Nageswararao

Mr. M.B.NRao former Chairman and Managing Director of Canara Bank and Chairman of Indian Banks Asociation, has graduated with a B. Sc degree in Agriculture. He was born on 19th June, 1948. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, London and Fellow of the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Management and has done his Diplomas in Computer Studies from University of Cambridge and National Computing Center, London.

Mr. M.B.N Rao has extensive in-depth knowledge and over 38 years of varied experience in Banking and Finance, Economics, Foreign Exchange, Money and Capital Markets, Risk Management, Treasury and Funds Management, Asset and Liability Management, Advisory Services, Accountancy, Information Technology and Technology in Banking, Credit Management, Project Finance, Industrial and Infrastructure Finance, International Trade Finance, Priority Sector Lending, Social Banking, Entrepreneurial Development, Lending to Agriculture and SMEs, Financial Inclusion, Retail Banking, NPA Management, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Internal Control, Inspection & Audit, Vigilance, Taxation and Administration.

Mr. M.B.N Rao during his tenure has received a number of awards from Indian Bank and Canara Bank including a number of commendations. He held Chairmanship of various banking organizations and Directorship in reputed companies. He was a Director of General Insurance Corporation of India and Founder Chairman of Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of India Insurance Company. He is the Chairman of Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Limited and is also on the Board of various reputed companies including B.E.M.L. Ltd. and E.I.D. Parry (India) Ltd.

Mr. M.B.N Rao served as a Member of Committees constituted by the Ministry of Finance, RBI, SEBI and National Institute of Bank Management.