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Recent measures taken by govt will stimulate investments, give push to GDP growth in coming months, says Venkaiah Naidu
Business

Recent measures taken by govt will stimulate investments, give push to GDP growth in coming months, says Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaih Naidu said the fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong and the country continues to be among the fastest growing major economies of the world

Better payouts to banking correspondents, facilitating paperless banking will spur financial inclusion: NITI Aayog
Business

Better payouts to banking correspondents, facilitating paperless banking will spur financial inclusion: NITI Aayog

Niti said there are constraints due to lack of financial literacy amongst low-income households and small informal businesses and high cost of operations of traditional banking model

Bank frauds: Relevant to ask if those auditing balance sheets have truly done their duty, says President Ram Nath Kovind
Business

Bank frauds: Relevant to ask if those auditing balance sheets have truly done their duty, says President Ram Nath Kovind

When banking scandals take place, large borrowers abscond and leave their banks in the lurch or as in the Satyam case, where promoters themselves embezzled funds, it represents a breach of faith, President Ram Nath Kovind said.

Gramin bank kiosks in Madhya Pradesh are following corrupt practices
Business

Gramin bank kiosks in Madhya Pradesh are following corrupt practices

In parts of Madhya Pradesh, some banks seem intent on driving the poor to the moneylenders by turning banking into a backbreaking ordeal.

Manipur discovers the transformative power of small banks and micro loans
Business

Manipur discovers the transformative power of small banks and micro loans

Loans are issued only after meticulously screening clients and taking approval from their guarantors.

Hiker to walk from Kanyakumari to Srinagar to raise awareness on financial and digital literacy for women
News & Analysis

Hiker to walk from Kanyakumari to Srinagar to raise awareness on financial and digital literacy for women

As a Champion for Change with Empower Women Initiative, Srishti Bakshi decided to put her skills and knowledge set to use for the benefit of humanity.

As equities boom, stock market inclusion can be the next big thing to propel economic growth
Business

As equities boom, stock market inclusion can be the next big thing to propel economic growth

Today we have around three crore registered investors in the capital markets, which form barely two percent of the entire population.

Demonetisation: HRD ministry plans month-long campaign to spread digital awareness among students
India

Demonetisation: HRD ministry plans month-long campaign to spread digital awareness among students

In the wake of demonetisation, the HRD Ministry is planning a month-long campaign, beginning 12 December, to spread awareness about digital transactions among university students and teachers across the country.

Survey finds 76% of Indian adults not well verse with basic financial concepts
Business

Survey finds 76% of Indian adults not well verse with basic financial concepts

Global survey results from S&P come following interviews of more than 150,000 adults across over 140 countries

Money Matters: For your kids' sake, let them take this test
Investing

Money Matters: For your kids' sake, let them take this test

When it comes to kids today, just imparting regular education is not enough. They have to be made financially literate as well.