Pillars of Our Strength

Among many users of our training system, the following member banks have the major stake: 

Governing Board Members, NIBSCOM

Shri CH. S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao

Chairman, NIBSCOM Governing Board

Managing Director & CEO, Punjab National Bank


Shri CH. S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao is a banker with over 35 years of rich experience and is presently the MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank.

He holds degrees in B. Sc, LLB and is a Certified Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers (CAIIB). He started his banking career as a Probationary Officer in Bank of Maharashtra in 1985. Prior to assuming the position of MD & CEO, Punjab National Bank, he was MD & CEO of Allahabad Bank for one year. During this period, the organisational restructuring was implemented for efficient functioning of the Bank.

Before this he served as Executive Director of Syndicate Bank since 15.9.2016. Shri Rao has held various positions in Oriental Bank of Commerce including as General Manager & Chief Financial Officer, as Regional Head, Bangalore. He had also worked as Assistant Vice President in erstwhile Global Trust Bank before joining OBC.

During the course of his career, he has gained vast exposure in Credit, Information Technology, Recovery, Treasury, Risk Management, Digital Banking, Retail Banking and Marketing & Publicity.

Shri Rao presently is also the Deputy Chairman at Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) and is a member of the Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) as well, a standing committee constituted under the aegis of Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

Key assignments and highlights of his Career include the following:

In his career spanning over three decades he has headed different branches covering Rural, Urban & Metro locations as well as headed various verticals like Information Technology, Operations, Cash Management Services and has also been a Core Member of IT Integration Project for merger of Two Banks.

Shri Rao has had the distinction of serving as General Manager in charge of various portfolios viz.

  • Chief Financial Officer, Digital Banking

  • Information Technology

  • Risk Management

  • Treasury & International Banking

  • Digital Banking

  • Retail, Marketing & Publicity

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi

Executive Director, PNB

Shri Vijay Dube

Executive Director, PNB

Ms Shikha Sharma
Chief Learning Officer, PNB
Ms Arti Mattoo

General Manager (SMEAD), PNB

Shri S. Harisankar

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Punjab & Sind Bank

Shri Harisankar started his banking career as Probationary Officer in 1985 and worked in almost all key segments of banking in various capacities at Branches, Administrative Offices & Controlling Offices of State Bank of Travancore. He served as Senior Vice President & Branch Head of Toronto Branch in State Bank of India, Canada. In his long stint in banking career, Shri Harisankar in the capacity of General Manager handled many important portfolios like IT, BPR, New Business Initiatives and Operations etc. He became Chief General Manager in May 2016 and was deputed to State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, heading Retail Banking. He was appointed as Executive Director of Allahabad Bank on 18th February 2017.

Shri Kamesh Sethi

General Manager, PSB

Shri Rajesh Kumar Chhibber 

Interim Chairman & Managing Director, The Jammu & Kashmir Bank


R K Chhibber, joined the services of the bank as probationary officer in the year 1982 and has led the bank in various capacities from managing business operations at branch, Zonal offices and at Corporate level. His main areas of expertise include Credit, Finance, IT, Corporate & Retail banking, Risk management, Trade Finance, Foreign exchange, Business continuity planning, HR, Banc assurance. Bank made remarkable improvements in technology infrastructure and expertise while being headed by him as Vice President IT. He also headed J & K Grameen bank as Chairman for nearly three years and brought great laurels to the bank by performing with dedication and with accomplishment of key strategic goals.

Shri Dinesh Pant

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Nainital Bank Ltd.


Mr. Dinesh Pant is a career Banker, joined Bank of Baroda in the year 1994. He has served Bank of Baroda in various Corporate and Operational assignments and considering his leadership qualities and vision, Bank of Baroda identified him as the Chairman & C.E.O. in The Nainital Bank Limited.