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Pillars of Our Strength

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

Governing Board Members, NIBSCOM

Shri Vijay Dube

Chairman, NIBSCOM & Executive Director, PNB

Shri Vijay Dube has been appointed as Executive Director of Punjab National Bank (PNB) and has assumed charge w.e.f. 01st April, 2020. Prior to this, he was Executive Director of erstwhile Oriental Bank of Commerce from 01st November 2018 to 31st March 2020.

Shri Dube is Masters in Business Administration from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi (FMS, Delhi) and Post-Graduate in Statistics from Lucknow University. He is a Certified Member of Indian Institute of Banking & Finance (IIBF). He holds professional certification in Limited Insolvency Examination from Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI). He also holds professional certification in Risk in Financial Services (Level 3 Award) from Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI, London).


Shri Dube has more than 35 years of widespread experience across Banks/ FI(s) namely, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Vijaya Bank, Punjab National Bank, State Bank of Mysore, IFCI and Oriental Insurance Company Limited, in varied roles of leadership, administrative, advisory and field level. His major tenure was with Punjab National Bank (approx 22 years) and Vijaya Bank, across wide geographical spread in the country. Shri Dube is also on the Governing Board of NIBSCOM as Chairman.


He has held leadership roles in various verticals/ segments and field leadership positions viz. Regional Head, Branch Head of various categories of Branches (including Corporate Banking Business) and Principal of Learning Center.

Shri Vijay Dube

Executive Director, PNB

Ms Kumud Negi Varshneya

General Manager &

Chief Learning Officer, PNB

Shri S V M Krishna Rao

General Manager (HRD)

Punjab & Sind Bank

Shri Kollegal V Raghavendra 

Executive Director, Punjab & Sind Bank

Shri Kollegal V Raghavendra has assumed charge as Executive Director of Punjab & Sind Bank on 10.03.2021.He has wide experience of over more than three decades in the banking industry. Prior to joining as Executive Director of Punjab & Sind Bank, he was holding the position of General Manager & CFO in Bank of India. He has worked in all the formats of banking like Branch Banking, Corporate Banking, and Subsidiary Management etc. He has the experience of International Banking also having worked in Hong Kong Branch of Bank of India.Shri Kollegal V Raghavendra has also held the position of Chairman of Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank, a leading RRB sponsored by Bank of India. Under the leadership of Shri Raghavendra the RRB had implemented several path breaking projects. The Bank had received more than 20 National Awards during his tenure.He is a post graduate in Commerce & a Law Graduate from the University of Mysore. He holds Post Graduation Degree in Management of Business Finance. He is also a certified associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers. Presently he is part of the Top Management which is in the midst of transforming the Punjab & Sind Bank into a Tech savvy performing Bank.

Shri Arshad Qadri

Deputy General manager (HR)

The Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd.

Shri Nikhil Mohan

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, The Nainital Bank Ltd.

Shri Nikhil Mohan joined Bank of Baroda on 8th February 1999. An Economics graduate from Patna College, Patna University, he also completed JAIIB, CAIIB and Diploma in Banking and Finance from IIBF while working with Bank of Baroda. During his 23 years of Banking career, he has worked as Branch Heads of numerous branches , including one overseas posting at London (United Kingdom). Apart from that he also had the distinction of establishing the Retail Loan Factory (known as CPC at that time) and Marketing Department in Bareilly and Pune District Region as its 1st Regional Head. Prior to taking charge of this Bank , he was heading the Mumbai Metro West Region of Bank of Baroda, which is PAN India 2nd largest Region of the Bank in terms of total Business. He was also discharging his duty as Executive Secretary of one of the Executive Directors of Bank of Baroda from 2017 to 2019.

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Shri Sudhir Gupta 

Executive Director, The Jammu & Kashmir Bank

Mr. Sudhir Gupta is an accomplished banking professional with over thirty years of experience in various areas of banking, including credit, finance, corporate & retail banking, customer service, etc. He joined the bank as a Probationary Officer in 1989 and has since then served in various capacities across the operational topography of the Bank.

Presently, Mr. Gupta is the Executive Director of the Bank, where he continues to bring his vast experience and professional expertise to lead and manage the organization's operations. In his previous roles, he served as Zonal Head for three different zones of the bank and has also headed important departments such as Customer Care, Credit Audit, BSD/CCM, etc.

Mr. Gupta's leadership skills were further demonstrated when he served as Chairman of J&K Grameen Bank, where he achieved strategic targets within the defined timelines. His strategic vision, analytical skills, and problem-solving abilities are widely recognized, and he is a paragon of capability, expertise, and professionalism in the banking industry.

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