Dr. Vivek Pathania, Dy. General Manager is posted as Faculty Member at NBSC since 1 May 2017. He is a Doctorate in Dairy Science from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal. His areas of expertise include techno financial appraisal of agricultural and allied sector projects, credit planning, projects monitoring, consultancy, watershed, food processing, farm sector, farmer’s collectives, etc. In NABARD, Dr. Pathania has worked in various capacities in the last 24 years in HO, Mumbai and in erstwhile Punjab and Haryana Regional Office. He has also served as District Development Manager in Una district of Himachal Pradesh for seven years. He is presently acting as Academic In charge (New Initiatives) in NBSC. As a Faculty Member in NBSC, Lucknow, he is actively associated with conduct of In campus, collaborative and International programmes in the field of Agri & Allied, Techno Financial Appraisal of Agricultural Projects, Farmer Producer Organisations, commodity trading, Rural Bank supervision, Agri marketing, Value Chain Financing, watershed, tribal development, etc.