Mr. Shailendra Trivedi, a career Central Banker, is presently a Chief General Manager in the Reserve Bank’s Department of Information Technology. In addition to an MBA in IT with specialisation in Database Systems, he holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Psychology. Just prior to his current assignment, he was in charge of RBI’s Data Centres.
In his over three decades of working with an RBI, he has handled a variety of IT driven responsibilities in the areas of Government Accounts, Public Debt Management, Liquidity Management, Project Management, Clearing House operations etc. In addition, he has handled responsibilities relating to Construction Management, Project Delivery, Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Financial Supervision. He was also associated with setting up of the RBI’s Data Centres and has been a part of the Bank’s initiative like SFMS, INFINET etc. In the recent past, he led the team that managed the RBI’s BCP arrangements and during the same period, launched RTGS 24 X 7.
Mr. Shailendra has travelled extensively in India and abroad, interacting with Governments, various Central Banks and other agencies on diverse subjects and has received trainings at various institutions in areas ranging from Payment and Settlement Systems to Public Procurement and Performance Management Systems and Leadership.
Reading is his main hobby and in IT sphere he has a keen interest in the areas of Data Centre Technologies, Database Systems, Computer Networks, Programming Languages and Blockchain Technologies. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH).