Team

FMC operates through a multi-disciplinary team specialised in management, sociology, economics, finance, social work and engineering. It is a learning organization, and always strives to deliver high quality services.

Meet Our Team

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Dr. Tamal Sarkar
Executive Director

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Dr. Tamal Sarkar

Executive Director
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Sarkar is D. Phil in the Economics of Cluster Development. He has 25 years of experience in industrial development, with special reference to MSME. He has extensive hands on experience of over two decades in cluster development and specializes in cluster development and poverty alleviation, sustainable development and innovation. He has authored a number of policy and methodology documents in the area of cluster and value chain development, poverty alleviation and resource based planning. He is also a pioneer trainer in the area of cluster development. He has over 50 publications in MSME cluster economics.

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Ms. Sangeeta Agasty
General Manager

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Ms. Sangeeta Agasty

General Manager(Head: Policy & Research Cell)
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Agasty is a Post Graduate in Management from XIMB and is also a Post Graduate in Economics from SU. She has more than 15 years of experience in MSME Cluster Development with special focus on Project Designing & Implementation, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Policy & Research. She has hands on experience of working in the area of productivity & competitiveness, innovation, BDS development, sustainable production and value chain management. She has worked in many engineering, textiles, leather, food processing and heritage, culture & creative industries including artisan clusters. As an international cluster development expert, she has worked for organisations like UNIDO, UNDP, EU, GIZ, World Bank, ADB, AfDB, DIE, CEMCA, SIDBI & Ecorys in more than 15 countries in Asia, Africa and Europe. She is also a well recognised trainer in MSME cluster development, project management, econometrics, market research & business forecasting methods.

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Mr. ASK Sharma
General Manager

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Mr. ASK Sharma

General Manager (Head: Infrastructure Cell )
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Sharma is a Post Graduate in Geological sciences and Business Management. He has 25 years of experience in SME Development and worked in reputed organizations like National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME) and APITCO Limited. His areas of expertise include preparation of Techno Economic Viability Studies and Detailed Project Reports for infrastructure projects, SME Profiles, business plans for individual enterprises, implementation of soft and hard interventions in MSME clusters. His international assignments include countries like Qatar, UAE, South Africa, Montenegro, Palestine, related to training on Cluster Development and preparation of DPRs.

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Mr. Abhishek Kr. Srivastava
Deputy General Manager

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Mr. Abhishek Kr. Srivastava

Deputy General Manager (Head: Energy and Environment Cell)
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Srivastava is a M.Tech in Energy Management from DAVV, Indore. He has more than 12 years of experience in Energy and Climate change field since 2008. He is BEE Certified Energy Auditor. He has auditing and consulting experience of more than 250 climate change projects world-wide. He worked as lead auditor and technical reviewer for Clean Development Mechanism scheme of UNFCCC with several accredited agencies. He has also successfully completed IRCA approved EMS lead auditor training course (Based on ISO 14001) and QMS internal auditor course (Based on ISO 9001). Currently, he is leading the Energy and Environment cell with the various projects contributing towards energy conservation, resource efficiency, circular economy, OHS particularly in MSME sector.

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Mr. Sagnik Lahiri
Deputy General Manager

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Mr. Sagnik Lahiri

Deputy General Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Lahiri has an experience of 9 years in the area of cluster development with a focus and interest in livelihood promotion among unemployed youth, women and household/micro enterprises. Currently, I am involved with Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC) as Senior Manager. I have experience of conceptualizing and strategizing implementation of various projects in the area of livelihood promotion and employment generation among rural as well as urban poor. I have also experience of networking with various Government Departments like SFURTI supported scheme of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Ministry of MSME, SIDBI, multi donor agencies like KFW, GIZ, UNDP, corporate and PSUs like Citi Foundation, ACC, GAIL, Yes Bank, along with incubation of social venture like SUTRA, a marketing company for artisans’ products. I have also been a trainer on the subject of cluster development methodology and remained associated with few publications on cluster development in India.

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Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya
Senior Manager

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Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya

Senior Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Bhattacharya holds degree of Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Post graduate in Bio Science, is associated with the organisation since 2011. He has hands on experience in cluster development in more than 10 SME clusters. He is good at network building among cluster stakeholders, negotiation and liaison with clients, action plan preparation, project implementation, and team management. As a project coordinator he prepared 32 need assessment studies, 3 diagnostic study reports, 1 detailed project report for SME clusters.

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Ms. Neelam Bachheti
Senior Manager

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Ms. Neelam Bachheti

Senior Manager
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Bachheti is an MBA in Finance from Sikkim Manipal University, New Delhi. She has more than 10 years of rich experience in Accounts & Finance, AR/AP, Bank Reconciliation, Project Accounting, Taxation, Statutory Compliance and MIS/ Documentation. She also has experience in managing wide spectrum of Finance & Accounts functions encompassing Finalization of Accounts, Taxation, Auditing and is proficient in preparing and maintaining statutory books of accounts.

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Mr. Chandrabhan Kakoty
Sr. Manager

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Mr. Chandrabhan Kakoty

Sr Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Kakoty is a Management Professional with more than 6 years of progressive experience in various sectors like IT, FMCG, Retail and Consulting and has worked in various organizations like TCS, Amul, Metro Cash and Carry and Sutra Consulting. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), Anand.

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Ms. Shivani Seth
Sr. Manager

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Ms. Shivani Seth

Sr. Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mrs. Seth is a post graduate in Information Technology from Punjab University, Chandigarh. She has 14 years of experience in IT Enabled Services with specialization in IT training and Communication mechanisms. She has worked extensively on web based branding and communication technologies creating outreach for the organization. Being an expert in creating online systems she has designed Management Information Systems (MIS) and also written Process manuals.

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Ms. Suchismita Nayak
Sr. Manager

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Ms. Suchismita Nayak

Sr. Manager
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Nayak is M.Phil in Economics from Berhampur University, Odisha. She has more than 10 years’ of experience in Micro Enterprise Development, MSME and Artisan Cluster Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Skill Development & Assessments. She pioneered in promoting and the establishment of commodity based Clusters, which are owned and run by Tribal SHGs in Koraput District of Odisha. She also experienced in value chain analysis for most of the upcoming cluster development initiatives by APITCO in the state of Odisha.

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Ms. Smriti Jain
Manager

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Ms. Smriti Jain

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Jain has done MBA in Rural Management from Amity University, Noida. During her tenure in FMC she has worked and managed on various projects related to trainings and capacity building of BMOs and has also been involved in the implementation of projects of European Union, SIDBI, Reliance Commercial Finance, etc. She also has a field level exposure in data collection and has coordinated many national and international events and training programmes. She has also written articles for MSME website initiated by Reliance Commercial Finance.

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Mr. Rishi Ram
Manager

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Mr. Rishi Ram

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Ram is Graduate in Political Science from Kurukshetra University. He has done Certificate course in Computers and had involved with different exports units in Panipat and Haryana. His key skills are in the area of Human research and production of handlooms sectors.

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Mr. Ashok Kumar
Manager

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Mr.Ashok Kumar

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Kumar holds MBA in Energy Management from University of Calcutta. He is having 6 years of Experience in Energy Audit & Power Quality Audit in Industries & commercial Buildings, He was completed more than 200 Nos of Energy Audit both in Industry & Commercial Buildings. He is involved in Energy and Environment related projects. He is also managing solar projects & lean implementation in different clusters.

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Ms. Renuka
Manager

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Ms. Renuka

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Ms. Renuka holds a Post Graduation Degree in Finance from Sikkim Manipal University, New Delhi and Graduate in Commerce from Vivekananda College, Delhi University. She has 6 years of vast experience in Finance & Accounting activities, She is profiencintly doing and involved in Bank reconciliation, Inter-Branch Reconciliation,TDS/GST, She used to maintain & update the Receipts & Payments using the Tally ERP 9.0, generate & maintain the Business Reports etc. Currently, she is working in the Finance division of the FMC and involved in strengthening the existing Finalization of Accounts and Project Accounting under various project clients like European Union, SAARC, YES Bank etc.

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Mr. Ajit Kumar Jha
Manager

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Mr. Ajit Kumar Jha

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Jha is a post graduate in Marketing from Vinayaka Mission University and B.tech in electrical engineering from BPUT University; He is having 5.5 years of Experience in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy services. He has originated and executed several powers and energy related assignment, Mr. Jha is specializes in business development, project execution, report writing, monitoring & analysis of data. He is involved in Energy and Environment related projects.

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Mr. M V Rajkumar
Manager

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Mr. M V Rajkumar

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Raj Kumar holds degree in Commerce, & E-commerce technologies specialized in Digital marketing, He has 21 years of experience in Information Technologies & SME Development in technology up gradation and worked in reputed organizations like National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (NIMSME) on Project and CAPSULE, now associated with the organisation since 2011. He has hands-on experience in cluster development in more than 7 SME clusters. He is good at network building among cluster and industrial Associations, NGOs on Artisan Cluster Development, stakeholders, negotiation and liaison with clients, action plan preparation, project implementation, and team management. As a project coordinator, he prepared 8 need assessment studies, 18 diagnostic study reports, 12 detailed project report for SFURTI clusters.

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Mr. Rahul Bhalla
Manager

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Mr. Rahul Bhalla

Manager
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Bhalla is a post graduate in Information Technology from SMU, New Delhi. He has more than 10 years of experience in IT Enabled Services with specialization in website designing, compile and design the promotional material, proficient in social media/ email/ broadcasting marketing techniques, interactive visual presentations, Internet / Web Tools, Database management, MIS (Management Information System) mechanisms by established skills in both technology and administration. He has worked extensively on offline & online (web) based technologies creating outreach for the organization.

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Kuldeep Kumar
Assistant Manager

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Kuldeep Kumar

Assistant Manager
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Kumar hold B.Tech Degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from UPTU & Diploma in Electrical engineering from BTE UP. I have an experience of 2 years in the field of Energy Audit & power quality audit. I am involve in Energy & environment division in FMC.

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Anurag Kumar Singh
Assistant Manager

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Anurag Kumar Singh

Assistant Manager
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Singh is a Mechanical Engineer from Gateway Institute of Engineering and Technology and is currently involved in the “Scaling up sustainable development of MSME Clusters in India” funded by European Union.

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Mr. M.E Yathish
Assistant Manager

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Mr. Yathish

Assistant Manager
Email: [email protected]
Mr.Yathish has 6 years of experience in cluster development as CDA and worked with organizations dealing with FMCG like Johnson & Johnson ltd for 4 years. later I switched over to MSME development with specific reference to artisans based sectors. I worked as CDA for M/S. Gubbi Coir Cluster and instrumental in establishing a world class CFC so far prepared more than 5 DSRs 3 DPRs and 3 scoping Studies in the State of Karnataka and expertise artisan Cluster development and implementation. Preparation of DSRs and Scoping Studies and Organizing Buyer seller meets and Exposure visits.

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Mr. Ashutosh Samal
Cluster Development Manager

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Mr. Ashutosh Samal

Cluster Development Manager
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Samal holds degree of “Post Graduate Diploma in Management” from Centurion University, with focus on “Rural Development & Marketing”. He has hands on experience in Livelihood, Institution Building, Skill Enhancement and Natural Resources Management.

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Mr. Kshitij Thakur
Technical Advisor

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Mr. Kshitij Thakur

Technical Advisor
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Thakur has completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management (PGDRM) from Indian Institute of Rural Management, (IIRM) Jaipur, 2008. He comes with around 10 years of diverse work experience with multiple organisations including NGO’s, CSR and Government assignments in themes such as Business development through Farmer Producer Company, Team Management, Reporting & Documentation, Project Implementation, etc. He started his career with Friends of World Women Banking (FWWB), he was associated with Reliance Foundation as Team leader for Rural Transformation vertical. Also, he worked as value chain expert with state rural livelihood mission under Value chain support cell (VCSC).

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Mr. Dillip Panigrahi
Technical Advisor

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Mr. Dillip Panigrahi

Technical Advisor
Email: [email protected]

Mr. Panigrahi has more than 8 years of work experience on livelihood base projects more specific to enterprise and cluster development. Has worked in various roles in organization like EDII, Jindal Stainless Steel Ltd, Access Development Services. During his tenure with above organization he was involved extensively in micro enterprise development, cluster development and CSR led income generation projects. Core competencies are project implementation, project formulation, planning, monitoring and program management on strengthening rural and urban set ups. Have organized and imparted series of EDPs, MEDPs for target group likes students, rural community and NGO professionals from sponsors like NABARD, MSME, DST, GIZ, SIDBI and Corporate. Have hands on experience in conducting DSR, TNA, opportunity Scoping studies. He has been assigned as Technical Advisor to an ongoing project of Promote Bamboo MSME Clusters for Sustainable Development under EU- Switch Asia.

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Mr. Sonu Sharma
Executive

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Mr. Sonu Sharma

Executive
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Sharma is Graduate in Arts from Jiwaji Univercity. He has 5 years of experience in industry development, and one year experience in social.

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Mr. Milan Singh
Executive

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Mr. Milan Singh

Executive
Email: [email protected]
Mr. Singh is a B.tech( Mechanical Engg) from Gateway college of engg and technology. Currently working in fmc in energy and environment cell on lean manufacturing scheme and say yes to sustainable msme in india under yes bank project.

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Ms. Anuradha
Executive

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Ms. Anuradha

Executive

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Mr. Ashok Kumar
Support Staff

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Mr. Ashok Kumar

Support Staff
Mr.Kumar associate with FMC more than 10 years as a Driver cum Office Attendant.

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Mr. Satish Kumar
Support Staff

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Mr. Satish Kumar

Support Staff
Mr.Kumar associate with FMC more than 8 years as a Office Attendant.