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Shri N Rangachary


Shri. N. Rangachary is the Chairman of the Company. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India and Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He holds National Diploma in Commerce from All India Institute of Technical Education, New Delhi. He joined the Indian Revenue Services in 1960 and was appointed as the Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes in June 1995. He retired from this position in July 1996 and was appointed as the Chairman of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (``IRDA``) in August 1996. Credited for privatisation of the Indian insurance industry, Rangachary is equally passionate about promoting insurance for the good of society. He is the first insurance regulator to receive the Excellence award from the US-based International Insurance Council, a council of leading insurers working to liberalise closed insurance markets around the world. He was awarded ``International Insurance Man of the Year`` in 1999. He has also served as the adviser to the Finance Department of the Government of Andhra Pradesh between November 2003 and November 2008. He is also an honorary member of the Indian Institute of Actuary.
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Ramann, IA & AS

Managing Director & CEO

Shri. S. Ramann, IA & AS of 1991 batch, was deputed to NeSL, by the C&AG of India. Prior to joining NeSL, Ramann was the Principal Accountant General of State of Jharkhand, empaneled for the post of Joint Secretary to the Government of India from 2015- 2017. He was also the Executive Director Secondary Markets, SEBI, on deputation from Government of India from 2006 to 2015. His qualification are, BA (Economics)and MBA from Delhi University. He is professional qualification are L.L.B. from university of Mumbai, Msc Regulations from the London School of Economics, certified Internal Auditor from IIA, Florida and Post Graduate Diploma in Securities Law.
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Nivedita Haran

Independent Director, IAS (Retd), Former Addl Chief Secretary

Dr. Nivedita P Haran, retired as the Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Home Affairs, Government of Kerala, India, she has served extensively in various capacities with the Government of Kerala as well as Government of India. She was also the Civil Affairs Officer for the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo for five years. She has worked through the ranks of Indian Administrative Services (IAS) leading Home, Revenue, Land Management, Energy and Institutional Capacity Building Initiatives in Kerala. She brought up the Disaster Management Department with the Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Cell and the State Disaster Management Authority in Kerala. She also headed the Delhi Division in Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. Having served as former Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Labour, Government of Kerala, she has a fair understanding on issues related to labour migration. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India. Nivedita serves as the Director of Centre for Innovations in Public Systems, Hyderabad, India.
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S. Sadagopan

Independent Director, Director, IIIT Bangalore

Prof. S. Sadagopan is currently the Director of IIIT-Bangalore. He is a product of Madras University, India and Purdue University, USA. He taught for 30 plus years at IIT-Kanpur, IIM-Bangalore, IIT-Madras and IIIT-Bangalore in addition to short teaching assignments at RUTGERS, USA and AIT, Bangkok. He has authored seven books, several book chapters and papers. He is a Fellow of IEE (UK), Computer Society of India and Institution of Engineers (India). He is a Senior Member of IEEE and ACM. He was a Fulbright Fellow in 1995. He serves as a Member of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2), Karnataka Knowledge Commission, and ACM India Council. He was the General Chair for World Wide Web (WWW) Conference 2011 and International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE) 2007. He does not hold any equity shares of the Company.
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Shri T S Vishwanath

Independent Director, Partner Vishwanath and Singh CA

Shri. T.S. Vishwanath, is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has been part of the various groups and committees of the Govt. of India, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Of India, Reserve Bank of India and professional bodies. In public practice for around 46 years. Range of experience includes audit of corporates and advice on corporate, financial accounting and taxation issues to large corporates.
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Shri P. Sanker

Nominee Director, GM (Legal) & Company Secretary, ICICI Bank Ltd.

Shri. Sanker P, heads the Legal / Compliance function at ICICI Ventures. He comes in with a varied experience of over 28 years in the Legal & Secretarial field encompassing both the public and private sector having served in both Indian and multi-national companies of repute. He spent a decade in the banking and financial sector before crossing over to the private corporate sector where he handled the Legal and Secretarial functions of well known corporates like Marico, Colgate Palmolive, Reliance Infocom, Amway and lastly Indian Hotels. His experience apart from managing legal affairs extends to handling Government relations, regulatory affairs and public relations. Shri. Sanker is an Associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and holds a Masters in Law from the University of Mumbai.
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Ajay Shah

Independent Director

Professor at NIPFP
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Shri Karnam Sekar

Nominee Director, DMD & CCO, State Bank of India

Shri. Karnam Sekar, Dy. Managing Director & Chief Credit Officer, State Bank of India. Karnam Sekar joined the State Bank of India as Probationary officer on 9th December, 1983. He has extensive experience in SBI in Credit & Branch Operations. His earlier assignments include Branch Manager of the Corporate Accounts Group Branch, Mumbai (which was the largest CAG Branch in the Bank), and Manager (Treasury) at SBI Johannesburg, South Africa.
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S. Chawla

Nominee Director, ED (IT), Life Insurance Corporation of India

Shri. G.S. Chawla, is the Executive Director (IT/SD) at Life Insurance Corporation of India. He is an Economics Graduate. He has vast experience in the area of Information Technology and Insurance sector.