Bio of Bishnu

Bishnu C Parida is a development professional with expertise on “Project Management”. His life mission is sustainable development and a better world for all human beings.
Bishnu is the founder of “PMchecklist” – a coaching and consulting initiative on “Project Management” for better Project Outcome.

He is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI), USA. He has been engaged with wide spectrum of development and welfare projects of “The World Bank, DFID, UNDP, WFP, ICCO, ICEF, SRTT, IGSSS, PRADAN, NABRD, Planning Commission (Govt. of India), State Governments of Odisha, Jharkhand and Bihar.
He has 17 years of fulltime engagement with International Agency (UNDP), State Govts. (Bihar & Jharkhand), National level NGO (PRADAN) and Regional Science Centre (Govt. of India). Currently Bishnu is working as a Dy. CEO in SSUPSW (State Society for Ultra Poor and Social Welfare, Department of Social Welfare, Govt. Bihar) and based at Patna, Bihar. He is a former State Project Officer (SPO) of UNDP, Team Leader of PRADAN (national level livelihoods and women development NGO) and Educational Trainee of Regional Science Centre (Govt. of India).

He was the topper (Gold medalist) in M. Phil in Natural Resource Management from Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, M. P. He was also 2nd topper in MSW (Master of Social Work) from Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, W.B. He had completed Bachelors of Science (Physics Honours)  in first class with distinction from Utkal University, Odisha. He had received NRT (National Rural Talent) Scholarship, Merit Scholarship and fellowships during his academic career.
His major professional achievement is “Initiating and establishing a new Women Development and Livelihood Project” from the year 2000 to 2006 in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha during his career in PRADAN. Presently the project is benefiting more than 15,000 families (75, 000 population) through 1,000 women SHGs & range of livelihoods activities. 

His hobbies are reading, writing, watching TV news and debates, traveling, photography, making friendship and networking with wide range of people. He is very active in Social Network Sites i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, YouTube. He occasionally writes for organizational newsletters and prepares documents for development sector. He has interest in Project Management, Development Sector, Politics, Science and Technology. He was a Football & Kabadi Player during his collage days.
Bishnu belongs to Odisha state of republic of India. His wife Matanjali is a home maker and only daughter Shubhra who is 11 years old reads in Std. – V.

More information about Bishnu is available on He can be contacted by E-mail:, Cell: +91 9939221549 and Skype: bishnu.c.parida. His upcoming web site is


  1. It is really good to see that Odisha is now on Developing process.

    Social Development in Odisha


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