Anand Rao

Founder & MD - Chaitanya Microfinance

Anand is the co-founder of Chaitanya India Microfinance which was acquired by Sachin Bansal’s Navi. Chaitanya was a well-run microfinance company that received a rating upgrade from CRISIL during the peak of the pandemic. Chaitanya caters to low-income families in Karnataka, Bihar, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Jharkhand by providing two-wheeler loans, and housing loans apart from microfinance. Anand is one of those entrepreneurs who believe in being understated and letting his work speak.