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Nov 26, 2016
Why RBI's move to implement Islamic banking is exhaustive and thoroughly matureInterest-free banking which is based on a participatory model should be allowed to function in India so that people have the option to enter into commercial transactions which are participatory in nature.
Sep 16, 2015
Banking revolution 2.0: RBI paves way for ten small finance banksThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday gave licences to ten small finance banks, which included a few microfinance institutions (MFI) such as Ujjivan Financial services and Janalakshmi Financial services.
Aug 23, 2015
Bandhan Bank is born: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh's incredible journey from a sweet shop to owning a bankBandhan Bank, India's latest private lender, will be officially launched in Kolkata on 23 August.
May 29, 2015
Microfinance loans are growing at a scorching pace, but it's a warning signalThe industry numbers released by microfinance institutions network (Mfin), an industry body of micro lenders, for the fiscal year 2015 indicate a very sharp pick up in the number and quantum of loans.
Mar 06, 2015
MUDRA Bank can be positive for microfinance sector: ICRAAs per ICRA estimates, the MFI sector, including self-help groups (SHGs) and NBFC-MFIs, had a total portfolio of Rs 780 billion as on 30 September 2014, ICRA said in a report in Mumbai.
Apr 03, 2014
Bandhan: A microfinance group that beat corporates to a bank licenseBandhan Financial Services, the first microfinance institution in the country to win a bank licence.
Sep 25, 2013
I shouldn't have brought only people from banking into SKS: AkulaVikram Akula, the founder of SKS Microfinance Limited, has said he should have brought in people who understood the significance of balancing social impact and profitability than merely those with banking and insurance experience into the company, when he was holding the reins.
Sep 09, 2013
Vikram Akula may be readying for long battle to return to SKSWith SKS Trusts demanding a board membership for Vikram Akula, will the erstwhile poster boy of microfinance in India return to the top post at the lender?
May 09, 2013
SKS Microfinance was supposed to be finished, but it's still hereA company which had earlier seen an almost perfect payback rate began to stumble as a result of non-payment of dues by borrowers, egged on by local politicians. Two years later, the company has come a full circle.
Mar 21, 2013
SKS plans to resume lending operations in AP soonCountry's only listed micro lender SKS Microfinance today said it plans to resume lending operations in Andhra Pradesh soon, two years after the state government came out with a stringent laws to regulate the industry.