Pravin Kumar Dwivedi
Mr. Pravin Kumar Dwivedi, Founder & President - AWOKE India Group, is a veteran banker, trainer, mentor, and social worker with experience of over 30 years in the financial services industry across Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, and Kanpur. He worked in MNC & Private Banks at senior levels with his last role as Senior Vice President with HSBC Bank based out of Kolkata
Mr Pravin is PGDBM – NMIMS, Mumbai, Law Graduate and Post Graduate in Economics. He holds Diploma in Financial Services (DFS) & CAIIB from Indian Institute of Bankers, besides other financial industry certifications. He is a CIEL Certified Retirement readiness expert & Life member of All India Management Association (AIMA), Delhi since 1997 and currently Senior Vice President – Lucknow Management Association (LMA). He is Chairman – Banking & Finance Committee, Indian Industries Association (IIA), Lucknow. He is Managing Partner for Venture Catalysts – one of the largest early stage start up funding VC in Asia. Mr Dwivedi's views on financial matters are regularly aired on All India Radio and Doordarshan. His venture AWOKE India Group, a training, consulting & social enterprise, was set up in 2012. AWOKE India, set up in 2012, has done over 1077+ training/awareness sessions covering over 100,000+ participants across 200 districts in physical (90+) and online modes pan India in various corporates, MSMEs, Colleges, Universities, Govt/non govt organizations viz. IOC - Mumbai, NTPC - Lucknow, Mettler Toledo, Mumbai, Mojo Networks, Pune, Reliance Industries Ltd, Lucknow, IIT – Kanpur, Rotary Club – Lucknow, RWAs - Lucknow, Army HQ - Delhi, UP Police Force, All India Radio and many more. His focus on bridging the skill gaps for youth through initiatives for inclusive growth. AWOKE India has been hosting its flagship annual conference India Financial Literacy Conclave (IFLC) since 2018 at Lucknow. AWOKE India has signed MoUs with over 10 Institutions pan India including Lucknow University, Lucknow, UPES, Dehradun, Sunbeam College, Varanasi & others. AWOKE India Foundation (AIF) A Not-For-Profit section 8 company registered under 12A & 80G of Income Tax Act works for the education of the underpriviledged through a school called ALAKH ( Awoke Learning And Knowledge Home) besides a skill center for women called UNNATI. AIF is also the only SEBI (Securities & Exchange Board of India) recognized Investor Association (IA) with a membership base of 500+ in the State of Uttar Pradesh and is working towards financial literacy and inclusive prosperity through its SDG focused initiatives.