Mangala Prabhu

Mangala Prabhu

Independent Director

Mangala Radhakrishna Prabhu is an Independent Director. Experienced banking professional with 38 years of experience working at Union Bank of India (Nov 1976 – Apr 2015) across multiple roles spanning corporate credit, foreign exchange, HR and branch banking. Instrumental in formation of business restructuring process of verticalisation of entire credit portfolio of the bank along with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Led the Large corporate credit portfolio as General Manager in Union Bank of India in Mumbai for 3 years. She has extensive experience in entire value chain of large value credit proposals.

Knowledgewise

How finance can empower the agri-community to grow
October 22, 2020

How finance can empower the agri-community to grow

The Indian agriculture market is estimated to be worth INR 18,367 billion (2019) Currently, India ranks within the world’s five largest producers of over 80% of agricultural items, including many cash crops Easy availability of credit is a major driver of the Indian agriculture industry Many farmers and agribusinesses do not have access to timely and suitable credit leading to lower production...

5 things to look for when availing an agri-finance loan
October 15, 2020

5 things to look for when availing an agri-finance loan

The agriculture sector contributes significantly to the Indian economy in terms of revenue and employment It makes for around 16% of the Indian GDP and 4149 percent of the workforce employment But farming and related commercial activities are tough It requires labour, supplies, land, and equipment It also faces risks like vagaries of weather, shrinking farm sizes and pest infestation Limited...