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  • Mr. Sharma has worked for more than 30 years in social development sector. He has been working with government institutions like UP Financial Corporation, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI).He was also Managing Director of Rajasthan Consultancy Organisation (RAJCON) set up by All India and State Financial Institutions , Commercial banks and support organizations and its mandate was to provide consultancy services to Micro , Small and medium industries in state of Rajasthan. He was appointed as the first General Manager of U.P. Minorities Financial and Development Corporation set up by the Government of UP for ensuring all round development of minorities in UP.

    He was with UNDP and UNIDO in their livelihood related and cluster development projects and associated with livelihood projects funded by the World Bank and Department for International Development (DFID), UK.

    During his stint at BIMTECH, he was instrumental in designing and launching of PGDM (Sustainable Development Practices) programme and teaching modules related to Corporate Social Responsibility; Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation; and Public Policy. He is also regularly conducting executive development programmes in the above areas and also undertaking consultancy assignments.

    His areas of interest are i) livelihood promotion ii) cluster development iii) corporate social responsibility and iv) ant-poverty programmes ,v) social enterprises and innovation and vi) Microfinance and financial inclusion.

Academic Experience

  • Guest lecturer to NIESBUD and AIT, Bangkok



Bachelors B.Sc. (Engineering)

Other Professional Experience

About 30 years experience in social and development sector and worked in senior position with public sector institutions, UNDP and UNIDO. Was also associated with projects assisted by the World Bank and DFID etc.

Research Interest/Initiatives/Publications

  • Microfinance
  • Social Entreprenurship
  • Livelihood


Selected Publications

  • Sustainable livelihood – Convergent Concepts to Coherent Actions” – A paper accepted for 3rd Biennial conference of International development Studies in 2002 rganised by Network of Aotearoa, Massey University, New Zealand
  • “Accident Investigation and Statistics” published by Institute of Engineers (India) on the eve of National Symposium on “Safety in construction”
  • “Operational Problems of State Financial Corporation of India” published by VIKASH BANKING, a journal of Management Development Institute of India (MDI), Gurgaon, India.
  • “Joint participation in Management, “ published by NIRMAN, in-house Journal of HSCL.
  • Development Banking-Social Cost or Subsidy” published by the Banker, New Delhi.
  • “Co-ordination between State Financial Corporation and Banks” published by the banker, New Delhi.
  • “Co-ordination between State Financial Corporation and Banks” published by the banker, New Delhi.
  • “Rural Industrialization in Kishangrhabas Block-An Innovative experiment” published in Journal of Rural Development Vol. 13(I) Jan-March 1994 of National Institute of Rural Development, Hyderabad, India.
  • Authored a case study on “ITC Limited and Agarbatti Industry” dealing with role of market in creation of sustainable livelihoods published in a book captioned “ Inclusive Value Chains in India : Linking the Smallest Producers to Modern Markets’’ edited by Malcolm Harper published by  World Scientific in 2009.