A common refrain that one hears in the context of financial services for low-income households is the importance of “keeping it simple”.
India is home to about 26 million small enterprises (with investments less than 50 million) that account for about 20 per cent of the country’s GDP .
IFMR Rural Finance has been appointed as one of the first Interested Non-Governmental Agencies (INGA) by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India, to participate in its…
Agriculture incomes in India are volatile because of a number of unforeseen factors, such as weather, disease/pest infestations and/or market conditions.
My colleague and I were once asked at a conference, “So, how exactly does a bank account reduce poverty?” Great question.
Over 70 per cent of the population of Uttarakhand lives in rural areas (Census of India, 2001).
Households slip into “bad states of the world” due to several reasons, including accident or death of the earning member, medical emergency of a family member, poor or excess…
Increasing urbanization and massive demographic pressures that India is witnessing has brought housing and infrastructure to centre stage.
With the novel objective of making Tamil Nadu the first ‘hut free State’ in the country by 2016, the state government launched a rural housing scheme called “Kalaignar Veedu…
With an objective to provide a long term savings option to its customers, KGFS has added NPS-Lite (New Pension Scheme) to its product portfolio.