Jana Holdings Ltd. (JHL) is a Non-Banking Financial Company promoted by Jana Capital Ltd. (JCL) to hold the promoter stake in the Small Finance Bank, to be set up by Janalakshmi Financial Services Ltd. JHL is registered as a Non-Operating Financial Holding Company (NOFHC) as per the guidelines given by RBI.
The Founder and Chairman of Janalakshmi, Ramesh Ramanathan has a proven track record in addressing various issues faced by urban India. Ramesh has to his credit strong international banking experience, creation of innovative institutional products, and working with cutting edge technology and risk management systems. He has an Honors degree in Physics from BITS Pilani, and an MBA from Yale University’s School of Management. He has also co-authored the book “Urban Poverty Alleviation in India,” and is a champion for the advocacy of poverty-related and public governance issues.
Mr Rajamani served in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from 1982 to 2011. He belongs to 1982 batch IAS of Orissa Cadre and held various positions under the Government of Orissa from 1983 to 2002. He served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development in 2002 and implemented JNNURM as its Mission Director. He is M.Sc. in Agricultural Extension and Served in Indian Administrative Service from 1982 to 2011. He held various positions in the Government of Orissa from 1984 to 2002. The positions he held, among other things, include Officer-on-Special Duty to the Chief Secretary, Orissa, Collector & District Magistrate of Kalahandi District, Vice-Chairman of Bhubaneswar Development Authority, Administrator of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, Managing Director of Orissa Mining Corporation before moving to the Government of India in 2002 as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Urban Development. He Joined Janaadhar (India) Pvt. Ltd., as Senior Vice President (Policy Advocacy) after obtaining VRS from the government. He functioned as a Group Resource for Jana Group of Institutions before joining Janalakshmi Financial Services as Executive Vice President (Public Finance) in 2005 after having served in the Indian Administrative Service for nearly three decades. He is also serving as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Jana Holdings Limited and Jana Capital Limited.
Mr. Saraswathy Athmanathan is a banking and corporate finance professional with over 37 years (1978 – 2015) of progressive leadership experience in corporate and retail banking, having managed credit and assets worth over INR 1.35 Trillion (INR 1.35 Lakh Crores) for public and privately held enterprises from a variety of industry sectors, including infrastructure, oil & gas, metals & mining, shipping, textiles, aviation, food & beverages, NBFCs, nuclear power and renewable energy, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
Mr. Abraham Chacko is a Banker with 38 years of experience in MNC banks in India and Overseas and a Private Sector Bank in India. He is a post graduate in business management from XLRI. Mr. Chacko has worked for over 30 years in the banking industry, starting as a Management Trainee in HSBC in India and the last 18 years with ABN AMRO in various countries, Executive Director of Federal Bank. His experience lies mainly in areas of wholesale Banking, Transaction Banking and Financial Institutions. Mr. Chacko has been credited with leading the computerization of HSBC's operations in Kolkata and also for opening the first ATM in the eastern part of the country. His focus in Federal Bank would be on Corporate Banking, Treasury, SME and new streams of Syndication, Debt markets and other strategic opportunities.
Mr Gopalakrishnan is a Chartered Accountant with about 39 years of experience in finance, credit underwriting. His key strength lies in liaising with banks, lending institutions, regulatory authorities and team building. Gopal held various senior positions in finance in Andhra Bank, Narasus Coffee Co., Weizmann Homes and Sai India. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Janalakshmi Financial Services Ltd and played a pivotal role in the exponential growth that led to Janalakshmi becoming a Small Finance Bank in 2018. Gopal was accredited as one of the most influential CFOs of India in July 2015 by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Ms Vidya Sridharan is a Company Secretary with over nine years of experience in the field of Company Secretarial, Finance, Legal functions. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Bangalore University, Bachelor of Law from Karnataka State Law University, and is a Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She possesses experience in working with various industries such as Infrastructure, Pharmaceutical, Software, Real Estate and Manufacturing. Before joining the Company, she worked with companies such as Hewlett Packard, Bal Pharma Limited, TATA Advanced Materials Limited, ADD Groups (formerly Subhash Projects and Marketing Limited) and Citrus Ventures Private Limited. She is an active member of the ICSI contributing to the Articles in Chartered Secretary magazine. She deliver talks regularly on various topics of the Companies Act 2013 in students study sessions and actively participates in various group discussions among CSs.
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