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Finance Ministry begins consultations for enacting Microfinance Law

Government prepares to frame laws for micro finance institutions Government has started consultations with all stake-holders, including state governments, for enacting a law to regulate Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) for ensuring interests of customers. Read more on DNA FII stake in SKS Microfinance soars to record high of 44.61% in April-June quarter Continuing with the […]

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Vodafone Mobile for Good 2014 Awards

The Vodafone Foundation has announced the launch of the 4th edition of its ‘Mobile for Good‘ (M4G) Awards in India. This year the M4G Awards is calling for nominations in 2 major categories and 5 subcategories. The main award category focuses on recognizing projects / initiatives by NGO’s and NFP’s while the special awards category […]

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Resolving Complaints by Microfinance Clients – A Case Study

The Smart Campaign has released a case study on the different mechanisms which are being employed by Ujjivan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd to help resolve client complaints. Over the years Ujjivan has evolved 5 distinct channels to resolve and address issues raised by Microfinance clients Customer Care Representatives Written complaints Customer Connect Program Helpdesk/Phone line […]

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Indian Dairy Industry Report 2014 pdf

CARE Ratings has released it’s latest report on the Indian Dairy Industry based on it’s ratings of dairy companies all over India. The full pdf report can be read and downloaded below : Indian Dairy Industry 2014 Report Beyond Milk: Value Added Dairy Products to boost up profits The time has arrived for dairy players […]

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Helsinki Challenge 2014

The Helsinki Challenge with a prize money of Euro 375,000 (Rs 3 Crore) is now accepting entries for solutions to both global challenges and the future of the welfare state based on the following 5 themes:- Environmental Change Health and Well Being Future Learning Global Helsinki New World View Helsinki Challenge 2014 The Helsinki Challenge mainly aims to […]

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Trust Challenge for Digital Media and Online Learning 2014

The Trust Challenge will be awarding up-to US$ 1.2 million (Rs 7.2 Crores) to museums, libraries, school districts, schools, community organizations, non governmental organizations, app developers, researchers, colleges and universities, and other institutional/ organizational partners who are willing to create collaborations or alliances that address existing real-world challenges to trust in connected learning environments. Funding […]

agricultural credit india 2014

Issues facing Agricultural Credit in India 

Dr Amrit Patel Dr Amrit R. Patel is the Retired Deputy General Manager, Bank of Baroda, Mumbai, he can be contacted by email at dramritpatel@yahoo.com Agricultural Credit in India Credit is a catalyst that lubricates the process to accelerate the farm and non-farm sector development including rural industrialization, business and service segments of the economy. […]