Dr. Samir Kumar Barua, a doctorate in Management, IIM (Ahmedabad) and an Engineer from IIT (Kanpur), was till recently a Professor and Director of IIM (Ahmedabad). He has served in various committees of RBI, SEBI, various Stock Exchanges and Govt Committees. He is presently a member of the Board of Axis Bank Ltd.; Torrent Power Ltd.; Axis Capital Ltd.; IOTL; Tat Project; Torrent Pipavav Generation Ltd..
"When a poor person dies of hunger, it has not happened because God did not take care of him or her. It has happened because neither you nor I wanted to give that person what he or she needed."