Mr. Jugal Kishore Pattnayak
Mr. Pattnayak is the co- founder of Mahashakti Foundation, a first growing livelihood development institution. He is the pioneer in financial inclusion through livelihood financing in one of the poorest regions of the globe i.e., KBK districts of Odisha, India. Being a social entrepreneur, he has served on the five pillars of development for the most deserved community in association with Oxfam, UNICEF, DFID and CARE for over two decades. He is a post graduate in Political Science and Rural Management from Bhanja Bihar, Berhampur University. He is a Diploma holder in Micro Finance from Indian Institute of Banking and Finance, Pune. He also has an expertise in the field of livelihood and cluster development, managing institutional relationships, technical assistance on SHG promotion, linkages and federation building and capacity building of community as well as institutions. He has served in different national /state level NGOs in the capacity of Project Manager, Team Leader with the responsibility of overall implementation of the entire program. He also received the honor to work as the team leader of CARE CASHE (Credit and Savings for House hold Enterprise) of CARE (DFID Supported) for 6 years (2000-2006).