Shashi Kant Verma

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Placed at:   Ranchi, Jharkhand

Education: Bachelor of Engineering, Vinayaka Missions University Chennai

Prior work experience:

  • Shashi Verma has worked with leading IT firms on data management and data centre technologies. He has worked with IBM AIX

One key work during fellowship

  • “One Block one Bank” concept was a major constraint to implement DBT, NSAP and other entitlements as well as to accomplish Financial Inclusion.

What was done:

  • V-SAT ,Laptops and other IT solutions were provided at panchayat building to facilitate Panchayat Banks(Ultra Small Banks).
    Stakeholder consultations (CSC,Banks,PRI,Administration) were held.
    MOU was signed between Banks,UTL (CSC Service Centre Agency) & District Administration for implementation.
    Training and sensitization of Banking Correspondents ,PRI’s and widespread ICT measures were carried out.


  • More than 32 thousand Accounts opened in the last 25 months.
    Village Level Entrepreneurs( VLE’s) of Common Service Centre acting as BC for the Banks, making the CSC’s feasible and profitable.
    With Internet connectivity and other IT system at panchayat, E-governance measure are being pushed.