Shri G. R. Chintala,
Chief General Manager, NABARD

Shri G. R. Chintala is the Chief General Manager in NABARD and is presently heading the Micro Credit Innovations Department of NABARD at its Head Office, Mumbai. Prior to this he was heading its Karnataka Regional Office at Bengaluru. He is a post Graduate from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
In NABARD, he has served in various capacities at Head Office, Mumbai and in as many as half a dozen Regional Offices at Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and New Delhi. Shri Chintala was also the Vice President of Agri- Business Finance Ltd for a period of two years and also was the Director of Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD), Lucknow.
Shri Chintala was assigned several consultancy assignments, the most prestigious one being “Road map for Amalgamation of Regional Rural Banks” in 2006 commissioned by the Govt. of India, which paved the way for consolidation of 196 RRBs into 43 and an assignment on “Efficacy of SGSY in meeting the aspirations of SC/STs”, which led to the launching of NRLM (National Rural Livelihood Mission) throughout the country and phasing out of the SGSY.
Shri Chintala has vast International experience and has visited more than 20 countries including USA, UK, France, Germany etc. for presenting papers and for taking up consultancy assignments.

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