User: leigh Topic: Micro Credit
Category: MFIs
Last updated: May 26 2019 10:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eco India: How the use of solar pumps is brightening the lives of Kutch's salt farmers 26.5.2019 Scroll.in
How transitioning from diesel pumps to solar pumps, and access to micro-credit, has secured a sustainable future for Agariya families in Gujarat's salt plains.
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Over 80% now Indians have bank accounts. How many are actually using them? 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
Narendra Modi government’s Jan Dhan Yojana was supposed to increase financial inclusion by making banking more accessible to the poor. It has come up short.
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Start up and stand up awards for social entrepreneurs in RNTU 30.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Special honor to Mandar and No More Foundations Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, For promoting entrepreneurs, Rabindranath Tagore University has been providing start up and stand-up award for the past four years. This year, Start-up and Stand-up awards are jointly organized by the University and the Atal Incubation Center R.N.T.U. which is operated by Atal Innovation Mission […]
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PM’s Ujjwala LPG scheme will meet objectives if poor pay less for refills than middle class, rich 25.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The scheme has increased LPG customer base but high cost of refills means consumption growth is slow. Many women are therefore still using chulhas to cook.
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USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh 14.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh
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Cash seized in Tezpur 6.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cash seized in Tezpur
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ED seizes ₹89 cr. assets in investment scam 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
The Enforcement Directorate attached assets worth about ₹89 crore in connection with a case allegedly involving the Micro Finance group of companies
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How the partnership of Krishi Star and Marico Innovation helps millions of farmers 16.3.2019 Sify Finance
In this tale of Startup Diary, learn how Marico Innovation Foundation as a mentor is helping Krishi Star, a startup that in turn helps 200 million small farmers.
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Government survey on jobs under Mudra scheme will be released after Lok Sabha polls, says report 14.3.2019 Scroll.in
An expert committee reportedly found irregularities in the methodology used by the Labour Bureau and asked for rectification.
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MSMEs created 3.32 lakh net jobs in past 4 years: CII 9.3.2019 Sify Finance
A recent survey of over one lakh micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) shows that 332,394 net jobs were created over the past four years, registering an increase of 13.9
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'By 2022, India will need 20 million affordable houses' 3.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
/We will stay away from corporate loans,' C S Ghosh, managing director and chief executive officer of Bandhan Bank, tells Namrata Acharya.
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Svasti Microfinance raises Rs. 34 crores from Nordic Microfinance Initiative, Adar Poonawalla, and others 17.2.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 13 (ANI): Svasti Microfinance Private Limited (Svasti) has raised a total of Rs. 34 Crores capital from Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI), Serum Institute of India CEO Adar
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US Announces 2 Women Economic Empowerment Programmes In India 8.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The women economic initiative will be led by Ivanka Trump, the senior adviser and daughter to US President Donald Trump.
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With over 20 Mn in-trip insurance policies availed by customers each month, Ola becomes largest private micro-insurance platform 7.2.2019 Sify Finance
Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-sharing platforms, has achieved a unique milestone of facilitating the issue of 20 Million in-trip micro-insurance policies to its
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Challenges facing the 3 musketeers of Indian banking 6.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
What connects P S Jayakumar of Bank of Baroda, V Vaidyanathan of Capital First Ltd and Chandra Shekhar Ghosh of Bandhan?
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Schemes of National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The schemes of National Minority Development Finance Corporation (NMDFC) are being implemented for the socio-economic development of the ‘backward sections’ amongst the notified minorities through the State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the respective State Governments/UT Administration.
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Empowering Women Entrepreneurship through MSME  Schemes 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is empowering women entrepreneurs through its different schemes.  1.38 lakh projects have been set up by the women entrepreneurs under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) Scheme since inception and upto 23.01.
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Labourer to estate owner: How the Araku Coffee project changed the lives of adivasi farmers 3.2.2019 Scroll.in
The CEO of Naandi Foundation on the big takeaways from the Teenage Girls Survey, and how they created a successful brand out of the coffee grown in Araku.
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Question 1: How Many Jobs Created Under MUDRA? RTI Starts From Question 2 3.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In his Budget speech on Friday, Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said that "job seekers have now become job creators", referring to the Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana launched in 2015, a scheme...
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MSME Ministry allocated Rs.7011 Crore in Budget 2019-20    1.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today. The Government has taken several measures to strengthen the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs).
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