Mr Avijit Saha is a Senior General Manager and Business Head for Rural and Inclusive Banking at ICICI Bank.
He completed his Engineering from Bengal Engineering and Science University and specialized in Electronics and Telecommunications. He is also an alumnus of IIM Lucknow, where he completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in Marketing and Finance.
He subsequently joined Operations Research Group as a Senior Research Executive where he was responsible in setting up the industrial research cell in the North. Mr.Saha in 1996 joined ICI Paints where he worked as a Business Manager and was responsible for Chemical Trading and subsequently followed by there finish business.
Mr. Saha joined ICICI Bank in August,2006 and has been working in the banking space for over 12 years. His stint with the bank encompassed various portfolios of Mid-Corporate banking, Phone Banking, Retail Banking and Rural Banking. It was under him as the Product Head that the Bank established its current form of Rural and Inclusive Banking. He has also been instrumental in designing and setting up of the first Digital village, a unique initiative where ICICI Bank had committed and successfully executed digitizing financial transactions in an entire village at Akodara. He had also been Retail Business Head for Eastern India covering 16 states before taking up the current position as Business Head of Rural and Inclusive Banking.