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Mr. Nagendra V. Mali, Chairman
Mr. Nagendra V Mali holds a degree in Science and a Diploma in Journalism from Karnataka University. His flair for serving the poor and promoting rural development caused him to become involved in these areas of work soon after his graduation, and he was ultimately inspired to form his own organization, Navachetana Foundation (NCF), in 1999. In 2005 recognized the need to incorporate microfinance in his organization's poverty alleviation work, a decision that led to the creation of NavachetanaMicrofin Services Private Limited (NMSPL), a Non-Banking Finance Company. Mr. Mali currently serves as the Managing Director of NMSPL and Chairman of Chetana Financial Services Limited.
Mr.Manjunath K , Managing Director
Mr Manjunath possesses a strong agriculture background as a result of his upbringing in a rural village. He received his B.A. degree from Gulberga University and soon after began his career in the advocacy department of GramaGanarajyaVedike (located in SamajaParivarthanaSamudaya, Dharwad). Then worked as Project Officer at SPS from 1999-2004, focusing on areas including JFPM, natural regeneration, empowerment of the rural poor and tribal land rights. From 2004-2006.He served as a team leader, training officer and documentation officer for the World Bank-aided SUJALA watershed project in Haveri (Kanavisiddager watershed). Then became closely involved in the development of Karnataka Public School and the cooperative society division (NVSSN) of Navachetana.He attended training held by IRMA related to Management Development Program (MDP) at Anand, Gujarat. He is currently a member of NVSSN, a Secretary of Navachetana Foundation, and Secretary of the KPS Management Committee and act as Executive Directer Chetanachits Haveri Pvt Ltd and advisor for Navachetana Microfin Services Private Limited. Currently he holds position as Managing Director in Chetana Financial Services Limited.
Mr.Maruti F B, Director
Mr Maruti is born and raised in a rural village, and thus has a strong agricultural background. He holds a Masters degree in history and post graduate diploma in computer applications (PGDCA) from Karnataka University. His career began in watershed development, in which he worked to socially mobilize people and train group members in resource management techniques. Mr.Maruti has also worked as a faculty member and resource person for VWSC members of the JalaNirmala Project in Haveri and the VFC members working on the JBIC project under Haveri's Forestry department, Haveri. Mr.Maruti has also organized and led several trainings in areas as varied as food processing training (for Ni-sme, Hyderabad), agarbatti production and fashion designing (under CAPART), and watershed development (under SUJALA World Bank project). Since 2003 Mr.Maruti has been associated with Navachetana Foundation (NCF). He has worked as a field guide, documentation officer, training officer and project officer in NCF's watershed, education and microfinance activities. He has also worked as the manager of Karnataka Public School. Presently, Mr.Maruti serves as the Director-Finance of NavachetanaMicrofin Services Private Limited
Mrs.Chandrakala N Mali, Director
Mrs Chandrakala Mali holds a Degree in Arts from Karnataka University, Dharwad. She has worked as a Teacher in Karnataka Public School for nearly two years and further served as a Administrative Officer in School. She has done a lot of voluntary work in the public schools. She has worked with kids by helping them learn different skills. Her interests include reading and working with kids. She has flare in working for children education. She Presently serves as the Managing Director for Chetana Chit Haveri Pvt Ltd.