State Bank Foundation Institute ‘Chetana’, Indore is SBI’s Apex Training Institute which strives to champion the value of people and workplace culture that thrive in reframing work, productivity, innovation and vitality. Its prime focus is on-boarding, orientation and designing /delivering of induction programs for Officers, laterally recruited employees and contractual employees of SBI to make them future ready. The Institute hosts similar programs for professionals from other Banking and Financial Institutions too.
Located in Indore, the cleanest city of India, it is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Institute which started its journey as Staff Training Centre of the erstwhile State Bank of Indore in 2001. It has a strong pool of experienced faculty members having rich exposure in operational and training domains. With its 4.4 acres campus, equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and amenities, SBFI strives to be the leading Institution in the field of training executives across various facets of Banking.
Sh. Ashok Kumar is Deputy General Manager & Director of State Bank Foundation Institute ‘Chetana’, Indore. He joined the Bank as a Probationary Officer in 1987. He is post-graduate in Statistics from Lucknow University. He is having wide experience in banking especially in Human Resource and Retail Banking. He also has experience of working in Strategic Training Unit of the Bank. He was also head of big size branches having diverse business portfolio. He takes active and keen interest in music and sports.
Sh. Havyang B. Zala
Sh. Zala is a certified trainer in behavioral science, CAIIB, CIF and AMFI. He holds Certification of bourse from RBI for Forex Dealer and Certification in Commercial Credit from Moody’s Analytics. He is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA- from ISACA USA). He has experience in Forex, Treasury, Credit (Retail, SME & High Value), Operations and Marketing. Mr. Zala has handled Leadership Development Programme for Senior Officials of the external clients.
Sh. VENKATARAMANAN MANI
Shri Mani is a Certified Behavioral Science (BS) facilitator. His area of experience includes Operations, Retail, SME, ALM. He also has exposure of Market Related Fund Transfer Pricing (MRFTP) mechanism on the Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications platform.
Sh. BISHWANATH PRASAD
Shri Prasad is a Commerce Graduate and joined SBI in 1986. He has vast experience of banking with exposure in Business operations, Compliance, Credit, General banking and Internal Audit.
Sh. DHEERAJ GAUR
Shri Gaur is a Graduate from Bhopal University. He is a CAIIB and has also successfully obtained many certificates offered by IIBF, Moody and other reputed institutions. He joined the bank in 1997 and earned a vast experience in the field of Operation in general banking, SME, Retail, and Agriculture Credit.
Sh. ABHINAVA DAVE
Shri Dave joined SBI in 1984. He has a Postgraduate degree in Science & a bachelor’s degree in law. He has worked in various positions at SBI and his area of specialization are SME Credit, Retail Banking, Human Resource and IT.
Sh. RAKESH MAMODIA
Shri Mamodia is a Graduate in Science, M. Com, CAIIB and currently pursuing his Ph.D. from DAVV, Indore. He possesses wide experience in International Banking and served the SBI’s Foreign Offices at New York and Bahamas. He was also posted at SBI’s Treasury Department as Dealer & Treasury Marketing officer and as Nodal Officer- International Banking. He is a trained faculty for Behaviour Science aspects of employees in organisations.
Sh. MANISH DAS
Shri Manish Das is bachelor’s in Commerce, MBA (Banking & Finance) & CAIIB. He joined SBI in 2004. He has rich experience in Operations/Retail Credit/Real estate Finance/IT/Treasury Operations/Training vertical and HR.
Sh. RAJEEV RANJAN SHRIVASTAVA
Sh. Shrivastava is a graduate in Chemistry (Hons) and has also acquired CAIIB. He has 25 years of experience in various banking areas e.g. Operations, Digitization and Credit. He is also a guest faculty at “Prestige Institute of Management and Research Indore” for banking related subjects.
Sh. Rakesh Mishra
Shri Mishra has a Master’s degree in Agriculture from Kanpur University. He is also a CAIIB and has obtained certificates in Digital Banking, Cybercrime, Fraud Management, IT Security, Trade Finance, Micro Finance, Rural Banking Operations, AML & KYC, Customer Service, Banking Codes and Standards, NSDL-Depository Operations Module, AMFI & CICC Moody’s certification. In the banking career of 31 years, he acquired a rich experience in the areas of operations, Retail Credit, Agriculture, Vigilance, Customer service etc.
Sh. Rahul Sharma
Sh. Sharma completed his M.Sc. in Maths. He joined SBI as Probationary Officer in 2002. He has also worked as Manager Compliance & MLRO at SBI DIFC Dubai. He has vast experience working in Branch Management, Credit Performance Monitoring & NPA Management. He has done CAIIB and PGDFA from IIBF along with other certifications.
Ms. Preeti Vasanth
Ms. Preeti completed her Master's degree in Mathematics. She joined the Bank in 2007 as Probationary Officer. She has an extensive experience in various facets of Banking eg. Retail & General Banking, Credit, Digitalization, Government business, Currency management, Customer service etc.
Ms Neeshu Agarwal
Ms Agarwal has completed her B.Sc (Electronics) and PGDBM in Finance. She joined SBI as a Probationary Officer in 2002. Her experience includes domestic Branch operations, Branch Management, Retail Credit, IB , and overseas branch operations as IBTO in SBI (California) Washington DC branch.
Sh. Mukesh Hotchandani
Shri Mukesh has joined Bank as Clerk Cum Cashier in the year 2001. He got elevated as Trainee Officer in 2005 and confirmed directly as MMGS-I1. He has worked as Field Officer (Per & SME segment), Branch Head in Scale I, 1, and IV in Per, SME, and Agri intensive Branches. He has also been an ex-faculty of SBILD Indore. He has good exposure to Retail, BS, and Technology products of the Bank. He is a postgraduate with MBA (Finance), B. Sc. (Bio), CAIIB Both parts. He also holds various certifications in various areas of Banking such as lIBF Certification in Digital Banking, KYC and AML, Certified Info System Banker (CelSB), and Human Resource Management.
Shri Sravan DVN
Sri. Sravan DVN is Bachelors of Commerce from Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupathi. He joined the Bank in 2009 as Assistant and later got promoted to Trainee Officer in 2012 and got confirmed to MMGS-II in 2014. Since then he has been posted as Branch Manager in four branches. He was also entrusted the responsibility of Chief Manager (Credit & NPA) in Bank’s Regional Business Office – Jogulamba in Hyderabad Circle. He has completed the certification course of AML/CFT and NCFM. He has rich experience in Operations, Retail Credit, Compliance and Customer Service.
Sh. Subhransu Gupta, Chief Manager (Research)
Sh. Subhransu Gupta is a B. Tech (Electronics & Telecommunication), MBA (IT & Systems), CAIIB, Moody Certified CIC and COCP Advance L1 professional. He has more than 10 years of banking experience working in various fields such as branch operation, Forex, SME Advance, and High Value credit. He has also completed various certifications such as KYC/AML, SME Advance, Trade Finance, Certificate in Life Insurance, Certificate in General Insurance, Certificate in Mutual Fund products. Mr Gupta is currently pursuing his PhD from Medicaps University, Indore. He has successfully completed the Certificate course on Research Methodology in professional category- by Alexis Foundation and Certification on Statistics for Research- by Kogan page
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