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Innovation4Impact – XLRI-NABARD Award

XLRI – Xavier School of Management and the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) have announced that they will be jointly hosting a award and national level felicitation- Innovation4Impact(i4i), at the “3rd XLRI International Workshop on Inclusive Finance” during October 31-November 2, 2014 to be held at XLRI campus at Jamshedpur.

The award aims at recognizing and providing an opportunity to innovators and social entrepreneurs to demonstrate their success stories to experts at the workshop, delegates from industry, researchers, faculty and students of Business Schools.


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Winners from 2013.

Announcing the initiative, Dr. HK Pradhan, Professor of Finance and Economics & Convener of the Workshop said that “The event is expected to serve as a forum for intensive discussions among all stakeholders involved in financial inclusion.The i4i competition in particular provides opportunity for a “face to face” interaction where innovators showcase and talk about their passions and issues that they consider important and explain their projects’ potential for upscale. Our joint endeavor with NABARD is expected to provide a platform to promote collaborations, integration, and convergence so that the nation’s financial inclusion agenda can be fast tracked”.

The last date for sending in your completed applications is 12th September 2014. For more information on how to participate visit :

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