Microfinance Interviews

Interview with Chairperson and CFO of SKS Microfinance – News Digest

Q&A: Puranam Hayagreeva Ravikumar, SKS Microfinance
Puranam Hayagreeva Ravikumar, who takes over as SKS Microfinance’s new non-executive chairperson-interim with immediate effect, has also been the head of the board’s audit committee. In an interview with Rajesh Bhayani, he talks about the new strategies and business models SKS Microfinance would adopt. Edited excerpts : BS


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Q&A: S Dilli Raj, SKS Microfinance
A day after Vikram Akula stepped down as the executive chairman of SKS Microfinance, the firm’s chief financial officer, S Dilli Raj, tells Somasroy Chakraborty the board did not force Akula to resign. Edited excerpts: BS

Why did Akula have to go? The untold story
With both Gurumani and Akula out, the investors will keenly watch how long the bonhomie between Rao and Raj will last. LM

Q&A: Alok Prasad, CEO, Microfinance Institutions Network
MFIs have not given a single loan in a year and borrowers are back in the clutches of moneylenders in Andhra Pradesh, Microfinance Institutions Network CEO Alok Prasad tells Prashanth Chintala. BS

Q&A: Ramesh Iyer, MD, Mahindra Finance
Mahindra Finance, with Rs 17,000 crore of assets under management, has registered robust loan growth of 35 per cent over the last six months, even amidst the rising interest rates. Managing Director Ramesh Iyer tells Malvika Joshi how the growing business in rural areas has helped the non-banking financial company (NBFC) to offset the negative impact of higher borrowing costs. Edited excerpts: BS

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