Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum – Oct 28-30, London

The Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum will be a landmark event for expanding global financial inclusion. With an innovative approach and carefully selected participants, the Global Forum will be a unique opportunity to engage a broad range of players in financial inclusion in a collaborative environment where they can map the action agenda for achieving … Continue reading “Financial Inclusion 2020 Global Forum – Oct 28-30, London”

Financial Inclusion in India Report 2013

Crisil recently launched the Inclusix – An index to measure India’s progress on financial inclusion. At the launch of this index in June 2013 it also released a report on the state of financial inclusion in India. The PDF report contains information about the state of financial inclusion in more than 600 districts in India … Continue reading “Financial Inclusion in India Report 2013”

A Poverty Lens on Financial Inclusion – Report

Grameen Foundation India (GFI) and EDA Rural Systems have released a report titled ‘A Poverty Lens on Financial Inclusion’- the Executive Summary of the report can be download below :   Download the report summary here. Download the full report here. A Poverty Lens on Financial Inclusion  The report looks at the poverty profile of microfinance clients … Continue reading “A Poverty Lens on Financial Inclusion – Report”

CRISIL develops India’s first comprehensive financial inclusion index

Early this month CRISIL launched the CRISIL Inclusix, an index that measures progress in financial inclusion across the country. The index, along with a report on the state of financial inclusion in India, was launched at a function in New Delhi. CRISIL has developed this index as part of its corporate social responsibility agenda, with … Continue reading “CRISIL develops India’s first comprehensive financial inclusion index”

India Map of Financial Inclusion

In late January 2013, MIX released the India Map of Financial Inclusion with the aim of helping funders, public policy makers, and financial practitioners obtain an integrated view of the state of financial inclusion in India and draw insights to influence investment in the sector, inform policy decisions, and, ultimately produce better outcomes for the … Continue reading “India Map of Financial Inclusion”

Indepay Prepaid Debit Cards launched for Urban un-banked in India

Indepay Networks last week introduced its Prepaid Debit Cards for the underbanked and unbanked urban dweller in India. These prepaid debit cards will extend the benefits of banking to wider audience of consumers providing them with a secure solution to transact online as well as the ability to deposit and transfer cash to their friends … Continue reading “Indepay Prepaid Debit Cards launched for Urban un-banked in India”

Promoting Financial Inclusion in India : FICCI-UNDP Paper

In Novermber 2011, M-CRIL released a paper titled “Promoting Financial Inclusion”, which was commissioned by FICCI and UNDP. The paper endeavours to explore the status of recommendations made by ‘Rangarajan Committee on Financial Inclusion’ and ‘Raghuram Rajan Committee on Financial Sector Reforms’. The findings presented in the paper are based on review of policy announcements by the GoI, RBI; … Continue reading “Promoting Financial Inclusion in India : FICCI-UNDP Paper”