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Online Personal Loans launched for Entrepreneurs

Kabbage Inc recently announced that it has launched an online personal loan service called Karrot Personal Loans. About Kabbage Kabbage which was launched in late 2011 has so far extended US$ 400 million in loans to small businesses for their working capital and expansion needs. Businesses can avail credit lines from Kabbage for amounts ranging from […]

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International Inclusive Finance Workshop held at XLRI

The 3rd International workshop in Inclusive Finance was organized at XLRI, Jamshedpur from 31st October to 2nd November 2014. The workshop spread over 3 days was inaugurated in the presence of Fr. E. Abraham S.J. (Director of XLRI), Mr. B Sriram (MD, SBI), Mr. Vijay Mahajan (Founder CEO, BASIX ) and Dr. H. K. Pradhan, […]

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Food Processing Industry in India 2015

Harnessing the Potential of the Food Processing Industry in India The Food Processing Industry in India has the potential to contribute to the country’s agricultural growth and employment, alleviate rural poverty, guarantee food and nutritional security and contain food inflation. Policy intervention and programs sharply focused on developing the food processing industry in India with a 10 […]

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Sustainable Food Systems for Food security and Nutrition in India

October 16th 2014 is the World Food Day which is observed every year in more than 150 countries. This year the theme for the day is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition” to highlight and create awareness of the problem of hunger worldwide, seek solutions to food security problem, call for changes to our agriculture […]

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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 […]