Accelerating Impact through Social Innovation and Business Responsibility

Bala Vikasa, a pioneering Community-Driven Development organization in India, established the Center for Social and Responsible Business (CSRB) as a Center of Excellence promoting Social Entrepreneurship and Responsible Business.

Through various programs and projects, Bala Vikasa CSRB fosters social innovation, supports social entrepreneurs and startups to scale and build sustainable businesses, helps corporates in designing, implementing and measuring sustainable CSR programs, and delivers cutting edge research publications and capacity building programs in the areas of Social Entrepreneurship and Business Responsibility.

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BVCSRB’s New State-Of-The-Art Facility Inaugurated at Hyderabad

BVCSRB’s New State-Of-The-Art Facility Inaugurated at Hyderabad

Bala Vikasa Center for Social and Responsible Business (BVCSRB) inaugurated its new state-of-the-art facility to promote Social Entrepreneurship and Responsible Business for Sustainable Development. ...
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Ramana Gupta

Ramana Gupta is an extremely accomplished financial professional with more than 30 years of experience in banking, finance, and corporate treasury. He is also co-founder of Wealth First Finserv, an independent investment advisory firm directed by senior-level partners. Ramana Gupta is a person who influences top-ranking finance professionals; whose opinion is highly sought after; and whose judgment is widely respected and trusted.
Ramana Gupta graduated in economics from Osmania University and qualified as a Financial Risk Manager from a banking institution. After graduation, he started his career as a banker with State Bank and worked across the country in various departments gaining insights in all aspects of banking. Known for his quick decision making and expertise in foreign exchange, he developed a passion for financial markets early in his career.

In 1995, he joined a leading corporate house to broaden his horizon. With the dawn of liberalization, the 1990s provided him with a huge scope for structuring innovative practices in risk management and capital expenditure. He went on to create several benchmarks in long term sustainability and low-cost financing.
Apart from this, he has also been proactive in social work as the inherent penchant of giving back to society is part of his personality. As a result, he became part of Bala Vikasa CSRB, where he is unleashing his passion through helping zealous social entrepreneurs. As a mentor, he is putting his best foot to bring up new aspects and angles to solve problems innovatively.

Ramana Gupta

Advisor and Board Member, Bala Vikasa

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