Dr. Rajendra Kumar Sinha

Professor & Chairperson, Centre of Excellence in Banking

Area: Finance

Enterprising Leader & Planner with 35+ Years of extensive experience with State Bank of India Group including top executive assignments in SME, and Industry Studies; five-year experience with State Bank Academy.

Dr Sinha has extensive operational experiences as three times Regional Manager (including the Best Regional Manager & Chairman Club Awardee) and six times Branch Managerial (Metro, Urban, Semi-urban, Rural) assignments.

His doctoral thesis was on Asset Liability Management in banks in India. He has published over 50Papers / articles in reputed Journals. He has spoken at Several National / International Conferences as a Speaker / Panel Experts. His current research interest includes: MSMEs Financing: Issues & Growth Challenges.

Customers’ Perceptions on Digital Banking Services; Risk Management in Banks with reference to Interest Rate Risk; Machine learning techniques: Credit rating slippages and Effectiveness of SARFAESI Act in recovery of Banks’ NPAs.

He has published a book titled "Bankon mein Jokhim Prabandhan Aivm Vyatpunna ka Mahatava" (Risk Management in Banks & importance of Derivatives).

He has received several awards including Cooverji Hormusji Bhabha Research Scholarship & Award from Indian Banks Association (1998); Finance Minister Book Writing Award 2000 under IBA auspices on "Jokhim Prabandhan Aivm Vyatpunna" (Risk Management & Derivatives).

Educational Qualification:

  • Ph.D., Management Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, India
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management, AIMA, India
  • M.Sc., Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, India
  • B.Sc., Delhi University, India
  • Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB); CIF; AMFI, SP

25 years of leadership development

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