Microfinance Reports

Microfinance India – State Of The Sector Report 2011

The Microfinance India : State of the Sector Report 2011 was released last month at the Microfinance India Summit in New Delhi. The book is now available for purchase online and can be purchased for Rs 755 at the link below. The Microfinance India Report is the most comprehensive and up-to-date publication on the microfinance sector in India and is authored by Mr N Srinivasan and published by Sage Publications

Microfinance India – State Of The Sector Report 2011

Summary of Microfinance India – State Of The Sector Report 2011

Microfinance India : State of the Sector Report 2011 presents the growth of the microfinance sector in India in its entirety. It offers in-depth, well-researched and thoroughly analysed evidence on how the sector has made an impact at various levels of the economy and society. The report provides most recent statistical data relating to the sector s growth and expansion across models. It highlights perspectives on current issues and documents new interests, new investments and innovations in the sector. The report collects information from authoritative sources, studies and reports on the sector and field studies on specific developments of interests. It also brings perspectives from key policy makers through exclusive interviews.

Highlighting on more topical themes, this year s report begins with an overview of the microfinance sector, which faced significant problems during 2010 11. It then evaluates the performances of the SHG and MFI models and discusses thematic issues such as social performance management and financial inclusion in detail. The Andhra Pradesh events have been covered in depth in an exclusive chapter. The newly launched National Rural Livelihoods Mission has been critically examined for the first time in this year s report.

As the best reference book on the annual trends and progress of the Indian microfinance sector, this report is a must for every microfinance practitioner.

microfinance india state of sector report 2011

Table Of Contents

  • Foreword Vipin Sharma
  • Preface
  • Overview Despair to Hope
  • Self-help Group Bank Linkage Programme Early Signs of a New Thrust
  • Microfinance Institutions Slow Recovery from a Disaster
  • Andhra Pradesh Dream Turns Nightmare
  • Investment Climate Fairweather Partners
  • Social Performance Management Beyond Responsible Finance and Customer Protection
  • Policy Environment and the Regulation Hard Times Ahead
  • National Rural Livelihoods Mission Will It Go Beyond Finance?
  • Financial Inclusion March of the Banks
  • Global Trends in Microfinance
  • Future Beginning Again?
  • Appendix
  • Bibliography
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