Name & Designation
Mr Jugal Kishore Pattnayak - MARD -Chief Executive Officer
Mr Pattnayak is the co- founder of Mahashakti Foundation, a first growing likelihood development institution on creating opportunities empowering the poor. He is pioneer in financial inclusion through livelihood financing in one of the poorest regions of the globe i.e KBK distrists of Odisha, India, Being a social entrepreneur, he has served more than 2 decades on five pillars of development for the most deserved community in association with Oxfam, Unicef, DFID and CARE. He is a post graduate in Political Science and Rural Development from Bhanja Bihar, Berhampur University. He is a Diploma holder in Micro Finance from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Pune. He has also expertise in the field of livelihood and cluster development, managing institutional relationships, technical assistance on SHG promotion, linkage and federation building and capacity building of community as well as institutions. He has served in different national /state level NGOs in the capacity of Project Manager, Team Leader with the responsibility of overall implementation of entire program. He has also the honor to work as the team leader of CARE CASHE (Credit and Savings for House hold Enterprise) of CARE (DFID Supported) for 6 years. (2000-2006).
He solely believes that economic empowerment leads to the development in all spears of ones life. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
Mr Jogananda Behera - MBA- HR - Head Social Development Operations
Mr Behera has more than 10 years of working experience on livelihood promotion and community health. He worked with international agencies like Oxfam and CARE on HIV Aids and livelihood promotion projects. He also worked with Western Odisha Rural Livelihoods Project for the promotion of different clusters for 3 years. He is very hard working and believes on the empowerment of community through enterprise development. In Mahashakti Foundation Mr Behera looks after overall monitoring and management of different social development projects.
Mr Mohan Baliyarsingh -PGDM -Director – Operations
Mr Baliyarsingh has more than 2 decades of experience in Livelihoods and Microfinance Operations. He is a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Bhanjavihar , Berhampur University andPost Graduation in History, Utkal University. He has served in different national level institutions i.e Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi, CARE India, (CASHE Program) ACCION International and ACCESS Development Services in different capacities. A major part of his career has been devoted towards management of Microfinance Projects and training programs on various facets of Microfinance including Financial Literacy. Prepared audio, video, pictorial material, training material, tips for trainer on Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation Management in English, Hindi and local languages. His close association and handholding support created many successful and replicable community managed organizations and Microfinance Institutions in Odisha.
Bikram Kesari Patra Senior Head – Finance
Mr. Bikram Keshari Patra is the Head - Finance Mahashakti Foundation, he has vast experience in area related to finance, audit, management information system (MIS). After completion of B.Com from Utkal university, he started is career as Accounts Manager in national level leading NGOs and served in developmental sector from 1998 to 2006. Since March 2006 he is associated in the industry of Micro Finance. He is also a very good trainer on financial management, Accounts & record keeping. He is having a vast experience on imparting training on Financial Management & capacity building of community level institutions on organizational development.
He solely believes that the goal can be achieved through hard work and self confidence. Financially backward people can get social justice as well as economic security through unity and that can change their lives. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
NMr. Arun Kumar Pattnaik - MBA Finance - Head Internal Audit & Risk Management
Mr. Arun is associated with Mahashakti Foundation since 2008, a leading livelihood development institution of western Odisha. After completion of Master degree from Finance at Gandhi Institute of Management Studies, Gunupur he joined in Mahashakti Foundation. Before completion of MBA he has also completed M.Com from Berhempur University. Now he is serving as Head Internal Audit of MSF. He has keen knowledge in Internal Audit /Risk management of Social development accounts as well as Micro Credit accounts and able to handle the risk situation in the field also.
Jayaram Parida- M Com - Internal Auditor
Mr Parida has more than 20 years of experience in financial management, audit and overall financial management of NGOs as well as financial institutions. He worked with charted farms, national level NGOs ,Micro Credit Institutions in the position of Head Finance, Internal Auditor and Manager –Accounts. He is also rich experience on training on financial management and book keeping. At Mahashakti Foundation Mr Parida is in-Charge of Internal Audit and Risk Management Department.
Ms Ruby Tripathy- MA – Manager –Social Security
Ms Tripathy has more than 7 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security program. She has very good expertise on information and technology and MIS. Now She is the manager of Mahashakti’s Social Security Program.
Mr Ramesh Chandra Pradhan – M.Com, MBA-Finance – Manager –Accounts
Mr Pradhan has more than 8 years of experience in the finance department of Mahashakti Foundation. He joined with Mahashakti Foundation during 2006 as Accountant and now looking after managing banking operations of the institution. He also very good knowledge on financial management, cash flow analysis, portfolio tracking and book keeping of the NGO as well as finance sector.
Mr.Jyoti Ranjan Mohapatra- M.Com, ICWAI - Director Administration
Mr. Mohapatra is the co-founder of Mahashakti Foundation he has versatile experience in operations, finance, audit, management information system (MIS), After completion of M.Com, ICWAI, he started his career as Finance Manager, Head –Finance, Head Internal Audit, in a national level leading NGOs as well as micro finance projects. He is also a very good trainer on financial management, Accounts & record keeping. He is having a vast experience on capacity building of community level institutions on institutional development. He solely believes that strength lays on unity. Financially backward people can get social justice as well as economic security through unity and that can change their lives. He has also a strong determination to work harder and stay united towards reaching greater heights in alleviating poverty and ensuring financial security for the marginalized.
Mr Rama Ballav Pattnayak M.Com HWA –Head IT
Mr Rama Ballav Pattnayak has more than 12 years of experience in information and technology and MIS management. Mr Pattnayak has very rich expertise on management of MIS software’s, up keep of IT equipments,. He worked with CARE India’s CASHE Program as Manager –MIS for 6 years prior joining Mahashakti Foundation. At Mahashakti Mr. Pattnayak is leading the IT and MIS department and managing the on line version of MIS at head office level.
Mr.Buddhadev Sahu, MBA in Marketing, Project Manager
Mr. Buddhadev Sahu has more than 10 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security programs. He has very good expertise on community mobilization, renewal energy, SHG management, strengthening of cooperatives etc. He also worked with Teri New Delhi to implement the solar micro grids in Odisha for one year. Now he is working with Mahashakti Foundation as Project Manager.
Mr.Arun Kumar Mund, Master in Social Work, Asst. Programme Manager Renewal Energy
Mr.Arun Mund has more than 13 years of experience in different state level NGO’s. Prior to Mahashakti he worked closed on women empowerment and livelihood development projects with PRADAN for 4 years. He has also rich experience on financial management and enterprise development. Since Sep 2009 he is working with Mahashakti Foundation as Programme Manager -Renewal Energy.
Mr.Peetar Chand Panigrahi- Post Graduate in Rural Development- Project Manager
Mr. Peeter Chand Panigrahi has more than 1 decades of experience in Livelihoods, social Projects and Microfinance & Microcredit Operations. He has a Graduate in Arts from Sambalpur University. He has completely associated with poor class people and remote villages in Odisha. Also he has very good experience in different project management, strengthen food society, Integrated development project management, co-operative management as well as micro-credit and savings for house hold enterprises etc.
Ms.Susmita Patra- P.G in Odia & Hindi –Asst. Project Manager
Ms.Sasmita Patra has more than 10 years of working experience in the field of management of NGOs as well as social security programs. She has very good expertise on community mobilization, renewal energy, forestry development, health, SHG management, strengthening of producers cooperative etc,. Since Feb 2015, Ms Susmita has associated with Mahashakti Foundation as Asst. Project Manager.
Mr.Simancal Pattnaya-, Master in Arts - Regional Manager
Mr.Simanchala Pattnayak has more than 23 years of experience in different activities Livelihoods, ,Human Rights ,Good Governance and Microfinance Operations. He is a Master of Arts from Bhanjabihar, Berhampur University. He has also contributed his services in different NGO’s of Odisha. A major part of his career has been devoted towards working with rural poor’s and tribes in different dist of Odisha like Kalahandi, Nuapada ,Rayagada & Bolangir. Also he has prepared different training material, tips for trainer on different social projects related to education, good governance, gender sanitation, human rights, Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation management.
Mr.Bimal Kanta Panda- Master in Social Work –Regional Manager
Mr.Bimal Kanata Panda has more than 3 decades of experience in Livelihoods, , Human Rights ,Good Governance and Microfinance Operations. He is a Mater in Social Work from Jyotibihar, Sambalpur University. He has served in different NGO’s of Odisha. A major part of his career has been devoted towards working with rural poor’s and tribes in remotest pockets of Kalahandi, Nuapada ,Rayagada & Bolangir dist of Odiasha. Also he has organized different types of training material, tips for trainer on different social projects related to education, good governance, gender sensation, human rights, Financial Literacy and SHG-Federation Management in different international,nationa & local languages. He is also a good trainer in leadership development, genders sanitation human rights, SHG formation & management etc.
Ms Baruni Mishra, MBA (HR and Finance), Manager HR
Ms Baruni holds a master degree in business management with HR and finance as specialization. She has strong communication and interpersonal skills, a very effective team player with an ability to grasp new things quickly, strong knowledge of HR policies and procedures, studying procedures of training & development, recruitment & selection, compensation, human resource planning, interacting with different project stakeholders at different level, issuing offer letters, appointment letters, terminations, designing the salary structure and pay slips, issuing ID cards, visiting cards and coordinating daily reporting procedure of all the project related staff.
Dibya Bharati Patnaik- MBA –Agri Business
Miss Dibya Bharati has a master degree in business administration with agri business as specialization. She has one year experience in programme activities and with CARE India. She is very talented on community mobilization and craft promotion. She is now handling the Craft Development Project as Team Leader. She also involved on stake holder management as well as marketing of tribal Dhokra Craft products.