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Dr. Abhijit Sharma
M.Sc, Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP), Ph.D

Phone No : 0361-2300123
Email : a.sharma.g@gmail.com

 

Currently working as an Director, Indian Institute of Entrepreneurs, Guwahati, Abhijit Sharma is a Ph.D from Gauhati University. Before joining IIE, he was the Associate Professor of Indian Institute of Bank Management, Guwahati. He also worked as a Lecturer  in Gauhati University. He has been a trainer in areas of microfinance, Group mode of financing. Financial Inclusion and rural livelihoods. He represented the NER as the member of the working group set up by Planning Commission on National Rural Livelihood Mission. He is associated with several studies and consultancies on microfinance and livelihood in the North East in collaboration with Microsave, CESS and Livelihood School, Hyderabad, Tufts University, Boston, USA etc. He was a mentor for upcoming entrepreneurs under the Bharat Yuva Shakti Trust programme in Assam. Current interests include Micro-Enterprises and their promotion, Rural Financial Markets, financial systems and livelihoods in the remote and mountain areas including microfinance and financial inclusion and urban development issues. He  has publications on the above mentioned subject, both nationally and internationally. He has joined as Director, IIE from the 27th April, 2018.