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  • Financial inclusion

    Financial inclusion

    Credit is a powerful tool if it is used effectively and when it is made available to the credit-worthy among the economically active poor people with the ability to use loans and the willingness to repay them. But it has to be bundled with other services to maximise impact on livelihoods.

    January 30, 2021
  • Spare a thought for sex workers

    Spare a thought for sex workers

    a survey by the United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) in 2016 indicates presence of 657,870 sex workers in India. From another source, we find that there are more than 1,100 redlight areas in India, falling within the range of plausible hotspots of the ongoing pandemic.

    November 20, 2020
  • India Post Payments Bank | 10 facts about IPPB

    India Post Payments Bank | 10 facts about IPPB

    The Union cabinet had earlier this week approved revision of the project outlay from Rs 800 crore to Rs 1,435 crore

    September 1, 2018
  • 4 banks looking into Jandhan account deposits: Jaitley

    4 banks looking into Jandhan account deposits: Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said 4 PSU banks are "investigating from their branches" whether money in some Jandhan accounts was deposited by account holders themselves or by business correspondents to keep the number of zero-balance accounts low. He was responding to a question on media report alleging that bankers in some branches of …

    September 16, 2016