Reported by: banking|Updated: June 7, 2021
Agritech venture capital firm Omnivore has appointed former Chairman of NABARD Dr Harsh Kumar Bhanwala as senior adviser. He will guide the company in managing its portfolio companies, advise on new investments and help develop the fund’s rural fintech investment strategy. Dr Bhanwala was Chairman of NABARD between 2013 and 2020. Prior to that, he was the Chairman and Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company (IIFCL). He had begun his career at NABARD and worked there for almost 3 decades. At present he is holding the position of Executive Chairman of Capital India Finance, a non-banking financial company. Omnivore funds entrepreneurs building the future of agriculture and food systems and has backed over 25 agritech startups since 2011.