Board of Directors

Director’s Desk



Mr. Bikash Poddar is a visionary entrepreneur with a remarkable 40-year tenure in business leadership. As the Founder and Chairman of the board of Jeevan Utthan Financial Services Pvt Ltd, he has been the driving force behind our organization's growth and success. Mr. Poddar possesses extensive working knowledge in the realms of rural and agriculture finance, making him a distinguished expert in the field. His keen interest lies in economic development, and he has played an integral role in the development and evolution of Jeevan Utthan. Additionally, he serves as the Founder and Whole Time Director of JUFSPL, boasting an impressive track record in the microfinance sector. Mr. Bikash Poddar's leadership and expertise continue to be invaluable to our journey.


Managing Director

Mr. Aniket Poddar is the Co-Founder and Director on the board of Jeevan Utthan Financial Services Pvt Ltd. Armed with an MBA in marketing, he brings over a decade of diverse experience to our organization. Mr. Aniket Poddar's areas of specialization include Corporate Compliances, Legal and Statutory Compliances, Corporate Governance, RBI Regulations, FEMA Regulations, Intellectual Property Rights, Business Ethics, and more. He plays a pivotal role in reviewing our internal control systems and ensuring meticulous adherence to organizational policies. His astute guidance and expertise are crucial components of our success.



Mrs. Pallavi Poddar holds the position of Whole Time Director on the board of Jeevan Utthan Financial Services Pvt Ltd. Her extensive expertise spans various facets of the financial services industry, including Financial Planning, Operations Management, "Strategy Formulation, and Implementation. With a career spanning more than a decade, Mrs. Pallavi Poddar has been instrumental in shaping the organization's financial strategies and operational excellence. Her dedication to precision and her strategic acumen have played a pivotal role in our growth and success.


M.Com, MBA, and FCS

Independent Director

Mr. Sougata Sengupta holds the position of Director on the board of JUFSPL. He is a qualified Company Secretary with over 25 years of diverse top management professional experience. His career spans corporate strategy, business development, M&A, investment banking, and the establishment of businesses across various industries. From general management to investment banking, to an independent hospitality brand, Mr. Sengupta has excelled in multiple roles. He is responsible for reviewing the internal control system and ensuring compliance with organizational policies.


M.A (Economics) LL. B

Independent Director

Mr Rabindra Nath Mishra is an accomplished professional endowed with over 37 years of glorious experience in financial sector covering all facets of banking business in a leading Public Sector Bank. After holding significant positions in India & Abroad, he retired as Deputy General Manager from Canara Bank. He brings with him wealth of expertise to his role as Director on the Board of Jeevan Utthan Financial Services Private Limited with special focus in the areas of SHG/ JLG/MSME segments. Adept in facilitating effective management strategies as well as ensuring due execution of corporate goals with precision by the team, his association will enable JUFSPL to scale greater heights in the days to come. His role will include, inter-alia, reviewing Internal Contral System and Organizational Policies.