Dr. Kuldip Maity, 38 Managing Director of Village Financial Services Private Limited(VFS) is a dedicated silent social worker engaged in serving the underprivileged, disadvantaged and downtrodden sections of the society to bring cheers in their lives for the last more than two decades.Dr. Kuldip Maity is a highly educated and widely trained internationally reputed expert in the field of Micro-Finance. Born in Kolkata, he had his education in West Bengal. He is a PHD, MBA, MSW from Calcutta University. Dr. Kuldip Maity a Leading National Resource Person in the Micro Finance Sector has undergone Intensive Training in Micro Finance at a number of Workshops, Seminars etc. organized by acclaimed national and International agencies like SIDBI, NABARD, NMDFC, CARE, NIPPCCD, RBI, ISB, CII, etc. He has studied International and Microfinance Practices in a Number of Countries in Asia and Africa.
Dr. Kuldip Maity with his inborn spirit of social service started his career as Asst. Secretary in the Village Welfare Society of Kolkata, one of the oldest non-governmental organization devoted to different welfare activities for the society. The NGO, a pioneer in the field of public health and education and service of the aged and infirm had setup number of old age home, day care center, village model school and cancer detection center and regularly organized camps for blood donation, health care checkup and mobile clinics in rural areas.
Dr. Kuldip Maity has revolutionized the concept of micro finance through the VFS during the last one decade, extending micro finance lakhs of beneficiaries were benefited as per their needs. A huge numbers of small traders, street vendors, cart pullers, hawkers, farmers, landless laborers, small artisans, poor women and their self-help groups in various states of India .As there is an acute need among the poor for credit that often forms the deciding line between their survival and their succumbing to poverty. He selflessly helped them to earn their livelihood with self -respect and dignity.
His incredible work was honored with Srijan Business Plan Award 2008, Process Excellence Award 2008 of MPEA and ABN AMRO and Commendation Certificate for strong commitment to excel by the CII- EXIM BANK.Dr.Kuldip Maity was also felicitated with Europe’s one of the most prestigious Awards- “Manager of the Year” Award by Europe Business Assembly and Socrates Committee.