Mr. S .K. Dora, Chief General Manager has been appointed as Principal at NBSC since 01.07.2020.Prior to this, he was Vice Principal at NBSC since 01.06.2019. He is a Post Graduate in Economics from Sambalpur University, Odisha & holds M.Phil. Degree in Environmental Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. His areas of specialization include farm sector policy including agri-risk mitigation, infrastructure finance, climate finance, environment and social risk management, farmer’s collectives, and rural bank supervision, etc. In NABARD, Mr. Dora has worked in various capacities in the last 30 years in Mumbai, HO and in ROs in Gujarat, Odisha including four years as Faculty Member in the Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD), Lucknow. He has served as a member of the Governing Council of Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI). He was a member of the FICCI Task Force on Climate Change and also represented NABARD in the Task Force on demonstrating doubling of farmer's income & also on Task Force for use of Technology for Agriculture Insurance constituted by NITI Aayog, GOI. He also represented NABARD in the working group for harnessing space technology for banking services constituted by IDRBT. Besides conducting and attending large number of national and international training programmes, seminars and workshops, he also led a team of senior bankers and government officials to study the cooperative banking system in Germany.