Anshula Kant, a graduate in Economic Honours from Lady Shri Ram College for Women and a post-Graduate in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. She joined State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer in 1983. She has handled many crucial assignments over three decades in the Bank. Although She has gained experience in Retail Banking, Corporate Credit, Cross-Border Trade and Banking in Developed Markets – both retail and wholesale.State Bank of India said the Government has appointed Anshula Kant as Managing Director of the Bank on 7th September 2018.
The appointment is with effect from the date of Kant taking over charge of the post and till the date of her attaining the age of superannuation (September 30, 2020) or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
Anshula Kant Experience:
Prior this appointment, Kant was the bank’s Deputy Managing Director. With this appointment SBI now has four MDs – PK Gupta, DK Khara and Arijit Basu.
Anshula Kant has experience in retail banking, corporate credit, cross-border trade and banking in developed markets – both retail and wholesale, her biography on SBI’s website said. She was appointed the CFO of the bank in June 2015 alongside her profile as Deputy MD. She has been Deputy MD since May 2014.
Anshula Kant has also served as Chief General Manager of Mumbai SBI and as Deputy MD of Operations for National Banking Group. She has also been Shareholder Director at National Stock Exchange of India.
Anshula Kant Family:
Today, her son Siddarth has settled in New York. Her daughter Nupur is based out of the island nation of Singapore. Her husband Sanjay is a practicing chartered accountant in Varanasi. There is one thing that occupies her thoughts these days.
Kant says, yet again, her family support system and the SBI’s residential colonies made it possible for her to pursue her career, as well as rear her children.
But more than that, what gave her the impetus was the fact that working for a state-owned undertaking was not as bad as people make it out to be.
“When I had joined service I was told that beyond part 1 and part 2 there is a part 3 in our banking exams,” says Kant. “That was dealing with unions and pleasing bosses to manage promotions and transfers. However, throughout my experience I have felt that these were all myths.”
|Date of Birth|
|Profession||Managing Director of State Bank of India (From September 7th 2018 to September 30, 2020)|
|Degree||Lady Shri Ram College
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics Honours
1976 – 1979
|Post Graduation||Delhi School of Economics
1979 – 1981
|Marriage Date||January 18, 1984|
|Son in Law||Rajat Agarwal|
|Salary||25 to 30 Lakhs per/anum (approx)|