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Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy & Economic Activity A Key To Success By Dr Amrit Patel The Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana [PMJDY] launched on 28th August 2014 is a landmark initiative to link the hitherto excluded poor with the bank and a policy to help them join economic mainstream by removing financial un-touchability. The scheme envisages opening […]

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Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2014

The TATA Social Enterprise Challenge, a joint initiative of TATA and IIM Calcutta is now accepting applications for the 2014 edition of the challenge. Last year the top 3 social enterprises who won the challenge were MicroX Labs, Bodhi Health Education and Green Agrevolutions. This year the TATA Social Enterprise Challenge will have 3 rounds, […]

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Invisible Heart of Markets : Report on Impact Investing

A report titled ” The Invisible Heart of Markets: How Impact Investing is Harnessing Innovation and Capital for Public Good” has been released by The Social Impact Taskforce, which was constituted by the governments of the G8 in June 2013. The report released last week outlines various recommendations that could potentially unleash billions of dollars […]

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PMJDY – Jan Dhan Yojana – Questions

When the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) was launched in the last week of August 2014, nobody had anticipated that it would become so popular with the masses in such a short time. Owning to the large scale roll-out of the scheme and the large number of participating banks, there has been some confusion […]


Human Resource Management Practices among MFI’s in India

Access Development services has released a report on the state of Human Resource practices in India’s Microfinance sector after studying the policies and practices of 25 Microfinance companies in India’s. The report is titled ” Report on Human Resource Management in Microfinance Institutions: The State of Practice” and can be downloaded at the link below : […]

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7 Things Startups can learn from Google

Thomas Korte a former Googler who is now considered an expert in the world of startups and entrepreneurship speaks about lessons he learnt at Google. After Thomas left Google, he went on to found AngelPad, a startup accelerator based in San Francisco and New York. In this talk Thomas Korte talks about his background  and […]