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3rd National Seminar on Microfinance – Call for papers

Center for Microfinance Research (BIRD)is organising its 3rd National Seminar on Microfinance – Issues and Challenges at Lucknow on 01-02 December 2011. Microfinance practitioners, economists, bankers, policy makers and other stakeholders are expected to participate in the Seminar.

national microfinance seminar

For this purpose, papers on the broad themes mentioned below are invited from researchers / practitioners in the field of microfinance.

  1. Regulatory challenges for client protection in microfinance
  2. Enhancing outreach of microfinance: Role of Technology
  3. Microfinance through co-operatives: Performance and prospects
  4. Revival of rural artisans, handloom and handicraft cluster bases: Potential role of microfinance

3nd National Seminar on Microfinance – Issues and Challenges

Interested researchers/practitioners are requested to submit their papers, not exceeding 6000 words, latest by 30 August 2011.

Abstracts not exceeding 200 words should also be submitted alongwith the papers. All papers will be reviewed for their suitability for presentation in the Seminar. Detailed guidelines for submission of papers are available on our website

Authors of the selected papers will be invited to present their papers in the proposed seminar for which they will be paid II AC rail fare/ Airfare by economy class by the shortest route. All the papers selected for presentation in the seminar will be published in our journal ‘The microFINANCE REVIEW’ to be released during the seminar for which concurrence of the authors may be expressed.

The papers may be mailed to and or posted to the

Director, Bankers Institute of Rural Development,

CMR, Sector ‘H’, L.D.A. Colony, Kanpur Road, Lucknow – 226 012

so as to reach on or before 30 August 2011

(Phone : 0522 2421187, 2421007, 2421137, Fax : 0522 2421176, 2421047)

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