Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Bishnu Charan Patnaik has been appointed as the new Managing Director of LIC of India.
Son of late Satcidananda Patnaik and late Snehalata Patnaik, Bishnu Charan Patnaik hails from Bhaliakhai village near Bhanjanagar of Ganjam district.
Patnaik was a meritorious student throughout his academic career and represented his high school in football, cricket and athletics.
He studied in Laxmidhar Municipal High School in Dhenkanal and thereafter completed his graduation from BJB College, Bhubaneswar. He is a post graduate in Political Science from Utkal University.
He joined the LIC of India in the year 1986 as a direct recruit Class-1 officer in the Bhadrak Branch. He has also served as Senior Branch Manager, Raj Bhavan Branch, Bhubaneswar and Senior Divisional Manager, Berhampur Division.
He has a customer-centric approach and is always concerned about the well being of employees and agents. In all his assignments, he has achieved extraordinary success.