• Tmt. Soundara Kumar


Tmt. Soundara Kumar


64 years


B.Sc (Maths), CAlIB


Tmt. Soundara Kumar has worked for 39 years as officer in State Bank of India from 1975 to 2014 with various responsibilities including managing Bank's business while ensuring smooth merger with State Bank of India. She headed Wholesale Banking Credit Committee at Corporate Centre, for over three years, evaluating high-value commercial credit proposals including project finance for infrastructure. Tmt. Soundara Kumar was a permanent member of Corporate Centre Investment Committee and Credit Policies and Procedures Committee. She also held additional charge of Treasury Operations of the Bank whenever needed as Deputy Managing Director.

She also headed Credit Committees at State Bank of Indore, SBI Bangalore Circle. Served on the Boards of SIDBI Ventures, SBICI(State Bank of India Commercial and International Bank Ltd.) and CERSAI (Central Registry of Securitization Asset Reconstruction and Securities Interest).

She served as member of RBI Working Group to recommend measures for scaling up the Business Correspondent (BC) model for Financial Inclusion and participated in several panel discussions etc relating to SME, Stressed Assets Management etc.


Tmt. Soundara Kumar is not having any inter se relation with other Directors of the Company.