Inclusive Finance India Report 2016

Annual landscape report on financial service providers and initiatives reaching the poor

The 2016 report covers progress of delivery of financial services to poor, low-income and under-banked populations through various institutional formats and models – commercial banks, banking agents, microfinance institutions, SHG-bank linkage model, Rural and Urban Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks and the new differentiated banks. It also covers the initiatives in technology including digital payments technology that address last-mile delivery, and provides a review of Government of India’s financial inclusions programmes (PMJDY, NRLM, MUDRA, etc.). A significant addition to this year’s report is the chapters on the plans of small finance banks and payments banks as well as a chapter on Primary Agricultural Cooperative Societies.

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By Sriram, M.S.