Board of Directors

The steering force -
Board of Directors, Sahaj e-Village Limited

Empowering rural India using Sahaj's world class ICT enabled infrastructure led by an inspired team of village entrepreneurs and engaged employees for delivering both Government and consumer products and services.

Shyamalendu Chatterjee - Director

A seasoned professional, he has over 45 years of experience in Retail, Commercial, Investment Banking and NBFC. Associated with the State Bank of India for 26 years, he has extensive exposure in the area of International Banking at SBI, London and as the Chief Representative in Washington DC having worked closely with IFC, World Bank and IMF. He was the Executive Director with Axis Bank (formerly UTI Bank) wherein he was instrumental in developing the bank's business model and strong business processes enabling it to evolve into a leading player in the industry. He has been associated with Srei in various capacities for developing business, audit, compliance, HR & IT processes as well as risk management. In addition, he has also served as a Member of the Board of Directors of Nabil Bank, Nepal.

Madhusudan Dutta - Director

Mr. Madhusudan Dutta, Alumni of IISWBM and a Law Graduate, carries 34 years of rich experience in the area of Human Resources Development.

His journey started with the global pharma & healthcare giant - Glaxo. After a decade's stint, he moved to the FMCG giant Dabur, Delhi. He worked in key cross-functional projects from Organization Development perspective.

Thereafter, he joined Srei, worked in multiple locations and diverse roles, completing an eventful decade. As the Group Head - HR, he contributed as a key member in the leadership team, during the formative years of Quippo entities and Viom Networks - the largest independent tower company of the country.

During 2011- 12, he stepped into Corporate Strategy & Planning (Human Capital) function to closely work with the top leaders of diverse businesses on strategic aspects. Madhu has been entrusted with the additional role of Secretary of the CSR Committee.

Madhu has been inducted into the Board-of-Directors of Sahaj-e-village Limited and I-log Port.

He is a member of the prestigious ASSOCHAM National Council on HRD and the Human Resources Committee of the Bengal Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Prof. Harekrishna Misra - Director

Prof. Harekrishna Misra is a Professor in the area of IT & Information Systems at the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA). He is an Electronics and Communication Engineer, and has Masters Degree in Software Systems from BITS-Pilani, has Post-graduate Diploma in Business Management in Systems and Operations Management from XIM-Bhubaneswar. He also holds a doctorate degree from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, in the area of Information Systems Management. He has over 30 years of experience in industry and academia in the fields of IT infrastructure management, database management, and communication systems and networks. His current research interests include software engineering (process modelling), e-governance, information systems management in development organizations, e-Business for rural enterprises and ICT enabled value chain in rural enterprises. He has widely published in national and international reputed and refereed Journals. He has also participated in technical as well as programme committees and presented papers in national and international refereed academic conferences.

He is a member of IEEE, Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association of Information Systems, USA. He is in the reviewers panel of the Computing Reviews-ACM, USA.

He has been a member of the Advisory Committee of The Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission, Government of Gujarat. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board constituted by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. He is also in the steering committee constituted by the Government of Nagaland to set up an Academic Institute of Excellence to cater to the needs of Cooperative Sector in the North-East Region.

Arun Kapur - Director

Mr. Arun Kapur has over 40 years of proven experience in leading organizations across the globe and is one of the top management professionals in India. A visionary, Arun has been credited with pioneering the concept of passive telecom infrastructure sharing in India. He is well recognized for his successful track record of accomplishment in stakeholder value creation and managing diversified businesses such as Infrastructure, Telecom, Technology and Office Automation in competitive markets.

A C-level executive for the last 20 years, he has personally led and successfully closed some of the marquee M&A transactions ranging in value from US$ 150 million to US$ 2.8 Billion. Being associated with the SREI Group for over 10 years, Arun co-founded and led the group's entry in the telecom infrastructure business a Group President and Managing Director, Quippo Telecom Infrastructure Ltd. In his professional career, Arun has held senior positions with various reputed organizations. He has worked with Xerox (11 years) both in India and overseas, and was instrumental in making Xerox a market leader with over 65% market share. He also rose to become the youngest Executive Director (Copiers Division) at Xerox. In 1998,he joined Usha Martin Telecom Limited (UMTL) as Managing Director & CEO.