A. Ramanathan, A. Ramanathan is an MBA from PSG College of Technology (University of
Madras) and has done Study Programme at Postgraduate Level from Institute of Development Policy
& Management, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
He has over 4 decades of experience in Management of Rural Financial Institutions/ Micro Finance
Institutions/ Training organizations/ Business Schools.
He has been associated with NABARD since 1989 wherein he was involved in
Management of SHG Bank Linkage Programme, the largest microfinance programme in the
world.Preparation of policy and operational guidelines for Microfinance Development and Equity
Coordination of NABARD-GTZ Rural Finance Programme
Organizing/participating policy seminars/conferences/summits &Strategic Planning.
Management of Financial Inclusion Fund and Financial Inclusion Technology Fund.
Presently he is on the Boards of seven MFIs, one NBFC and one HFC as Independent Director