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2nd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance

 XLRI Jamshedpur, one of India’s top 4th & oldest Business schools started in 1949 is organizing the 2nd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance from September 13-15, 2013.
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2nd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance

Event Title:  2nd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance
Dates: September 13-15, 2013
Place: Jamshedpur, India
Submission Deadline: August 1, 2013

Event Description:

XLRI Jamshedpur conducts the 2nd International Workshop on Inclusive Finance during September 13-15, 2013. The workshop brings academicians, practitioners, microfinance institutions and NGOs, who have a passion in the area of financial inclusion, to deliberate on research as well as contemporary issues.

The workshop consists of a series of

(i) plenary sessions by distinguished speakers;
(ii) thematic panel discussions;
(iii) presentations of empirical and policy research,
(iv) presentations of case studies; and
(v) a competition on innovations4impact.

The details are posted in the site is a national level competition, inviting social innovators, microfinance institutions, impact investors, and micro-entrepreneurs, who have made a difference to the life at the bottom of the pyramid, by linking finance to livelihoods.

The broad theme of competitions include

(i) Innovations in Livelihood Initiatives with Finance;
(ii) Innovation in Financial Inclusion by Banks/Institutions,
(iii) Rural Micro Business (Producer’s Group/Cooperatives),
(iv) Innovations in Micro Credits, Savings & Insurance,
(v) Livelihood Finance Innovation for the Ultra Poor,
(vi) Innovative Ways to Financial Literacy Initiative,
(vii) Product Innovations in Financial Inclusion,
(vii) Micro Insurance & Community Based Insurance, and
(viii)Technology & Financial Inclusion.

The details of the competitions are provided here:
For further information, visit ,

or contact Dr HK Pradhan, Professor of Finance & Economics, XLRI Jamshedpur at

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