The Board comprises of Following Directors having vast experience in the Banking sector. The brief profiles of the Directors are as under:


Mr. P R Rajagopal - Chairman , aged 53 year is a commerce graduate and Bachelor in Law (BL). He started his career in Bank of India as an officer in 1995 and become Senior Manager in 2000. Seconded to Indian Banks' Association as Legal Adviser and was with IBA till 2004 till repatriation to Bank of India. He joined Union Bank of India in 2004 and elevated to the rank of General Manager in the year 2016. On elevation to the position of Executive Director, he joined Allahabad Bank on 01.03.2019

He has taken charge as Executive Director, Bank of India on March 18, 2020.


Mr. Debabrata Sarkar - Independent Director, aged 63 years is a Post Graduate in Commerce, Chartered Accountant and is a certified banker. He started his career in Bank of Baroda and rose to the level of General Manager before being appointed as an Executive Director of Allahabad Bank and later as the Chairman and Managing Director of Union Bank of India by the Central Government. Post retirement, he has been associated with many corporates and has varied experience in Banking and Finance.

He has been awarded with `Excellence in Financial Communication Award for 2012’ by Association of Business Communications of India. He has also been award `Financial Inclusion Award 2013 – Person of the Year’ by S. Kotak Group.


Mr. Nikhlesh Bhargava- Independent Director, aged 64 year has done his M.A. in Public Administration and LLB from Lucknow University. He started his career in Bank of India in 1977 and superannuated from services of Bank of India w.e.f. 31.12.2016 as a General Manager and Chief Compliance Officer. During his tenor in Bank of India he has worked in various capacities as a Branch Manager, Zonal Manager and also at Administrative Offices and Foreign Centres.


Mr. Pramod Kumar Bathal - Director aged 55 years has done B.E. (Mechanical) and has professional qualifications of CAIIB and ACAMS. Recently he has completed “Leadership Development Programme for Senior Management of Public Sector Banks” conducted by IIM Bengaluru. He started his career in Bank of India in the year 1999 after working in Bharat Earth Mover Limited. Presently he is General Manager, Heading SME vertical of the Bank. He has 9 years of experience in Manufacturing Sector and over 21 years in Banking Sector. He has worked in various domestic centres as Technical Officer, Credit Processing Officer, Relationship Manager, Branch Head and Zonal Manager. Also he had the opportunity to head an overseas branch of the Bank. He has experience of working in the Project Finance Department of the Bank. Earlier, he was deputed as Managing Director of BOI Merchant Bankers Ltd. (BOIMB) during the period October’2016 to April’2019.


Mr. Ripal Tandel – Managing Director is a qualified engineering and management professional. He has completed CAIIB from IIBF and Post graduate Diploma in Investment Banking from the ICFAI University. He has over 18 years’ of experience in 3 Public Sector Banks. He has contributed considerably in areas like Project Finance, Syndication and Corporate Finance.