Microfinance in India – 2016 Outlook

What is in store for Indian Microfinance Companies for the year 2016. Read on to find out! The year 2016 promises to be full of developments that could propel India’s microfinance sector past the heights that it touched in 2010. In 2010, Indian MFI’s had to face a backlash from loan borrowers and politicians. There … Continue reading “Microfinance in India – 2016 Outlook”

Jan Kalyan Yojana

In early January 2016, job forums on the Internet started reporting about a Jan Kalyan Yojana announced by the Uttar Pradesh Government for recruitment of 72,530 Vikas Karmi or Development Managers. Many users paid money to register on the different websites to become eligible for taking part in the written selection test. So is the … Continue reading “Jan Kalyan Yojana”

Microfinance IPO’s in 2016

A long list of Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s) from microfinance companies is expected to hit Indian Markets over the next one year. Equitas microfinance has become the first microfinance company to have filed it’s draft red herring prospectus with SEBI to do an IPO in 2015. According to details available on their website Equitas plans … Continue reading “Microfinance IPO’s in 2016”

Aavishkaar releases annual impact report

In a glittering function last week in Mumbai, Aavishkaar released it’s annual report titled ” Aavishkaar Impact Report”, the 2015 version of the report highlights the social impact funds achievements over the years. Aavishkaar which was founded in 2001 by Vineet Rai has helped social entrepreneurs across the world raise capital and scale up their … Continue reading “Aavishkaar releases annual impact report”

Top 10 MFI’s in India 2015-16 List released

Update August 2017 : The Bharat Microfinance Report 2016 report can be accessed here. The older version of this report follows below. The latest rankings of the top MFI’s in India has been released in the Bharat Microfinance Report 2015, the results are based on data made available to Sa-Dhan by MFI’s and are for the … Continue reading “Top 10 MFI’s in India 2015-16 List released”

Bharat Microfinance 2015-16 Report released

Bharat Microfinance Report with the latest data on Indian MFI’s and SHG’s released The report was released at the Lalit Ashok in Delhi by Sa-Dhan (The Association of Community Development and Microfinance Institutions) on the eight of October 2015. The 2015 report provides the most up-to-date information about operational analytics on microfinance companies (MFI’s) and … Continue reading “Bharat Microfinance 2015-16 Report released”

Microfinance Portfolio in India pegged at Rs 50,000 Crore

According to Sa-Dhan’s “Bharat Microfinance Report – 2015”, MFIs (microfinance institutions) total loan portfolio stood at over Rs. 48,882 crore. The net loan portfolio or owned portfolio on the books of the MFIs stood at over Rs. 39,028 crore, which is an increase of 33% over the last year. The share of NBFC-MFIs stood at … Continue reading “Microfinance Portfolio in India pegged at Rs 50,000 Crore”