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Mr. P R Jaishankar (CGM, IIFCL)

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Mr. P. R. Jaishankar is presently serving as Chief General Manager in IIFCL and has been looking after Infrastructure Project Finance, Take-out Finance, Credit Enhancement and Corporate Planning. He comes with a rich experience of over 28 years in the Development Banking and Financial Sectors with specialized exposure in Infrastructure, Mortgage and Capital markets domains with Top Management and Board Level roles.

Before joining IIFCL, he had worked with National Housing Bank (NHB) from the year 1989 to 2011 and had held various senior level positions including Zonal Manager (South India Zone) with independent charge of 3 Regional Offices in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka (also covering Kerala State), stationed at Hyderabad. He is well known for having conceptualized and structured the first ever Mortgage Securitization Transaction in India in the year 2000, followed by a number of other innovative instruments/products in the Indian Capital Market such as Takeout Finance, Credit Enhancements, Affordable Housing Finance, Reverse Mortgages (enabled Annuities) , etc. He has also a member of the Advisory Board to guide policy and implementation of PPP projects in the Ports Sector, constituted by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India.

He held the position of MD & CEO of IIFCL Projects Ltd. (2013-2014), and led a swift turnaround of the Company in its initial years with a robust year-to-year topline growth, a positive PAT and EPS (increased 3 times).

Mr. Jaishankar holds a Bachelors' Degree in Civil Engineering from Osmania University, a Masters in Technologyfrom the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhiand an MBA (Finance) from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University.