Mr. Avnish Kumar Jha, Deputy General Manager has been appointed as Faculty Member at NBSC since May 2021. Prior to this, he worked in Assam and Bihar Regional Office of NABARD and also worked as District Development Manager at NABARD in East Champaran district of Bihar. He has done his Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi University and holds Post Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has qualified CAIIB from IIBF. Prior to NABARD, he has worked as an Engineer in SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited). He has over 20 years of progressive work experience across multiple sectors in the Government and infrastructure space; He has extensive experience in working with National and International developmental organizations and State Governments on Policy Formulation, Institutional Strengthening and Capacity Building. He has Strong expertise in Contract Management, Financial and Economic assessment, monitoring and evaluation of infrastructure projects across different sectors. His specialisation involves Public policy, Credit Planning and Monitoring, Public Private Partnership, Infrastructure Financing, NBFC financing, Microfinance, Program design and project management Strategic Planning, Business Development Finance specialist, Multi-disciplinary Team Involvement, Relationship Development and Management.