Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Financial Inclusion

Trump Administration Plans to End India’s Preferential Trade Status.

President Trump notified the Congress his intent to terminate trade benefits for both India and Turkey under the Generalized System of Preference (GSP) eligibility criteria. Why the US is planning to withdraw GSP for India? India was the largest beneficiary of...

INDIAN BANKING INDUSTRY : Is it really vulnerable to frauds?

INDIAN BANKING INDUSTRY Is it really vulnerable to frauds? - I f   s o,   w h a t   m a k e s   t h e   i n d u s t r y   s o   v u l n e...

Case for a Rate Cut

The downward movement of price rise continues in India. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation which  captures inflation at wholesale level, has continued to come down in November and dropped to an unprecedented zero level for  the month. The...

Great Investment Oppurtunities

The Indian equity market has been on a rollercoaster ride. But more recently, over the past year in fact, Indian shares have rocketed, returning 27pc. In 2014 alone the average share is up 18pc. Now, the year 2015 is...

A Step Towards Effective Financial Inclusion

As per a recent report of KPMG-CII, India’s banking and financial sector is expanding rapidly. It has potential to become the fifth largest banking industry in the world by 2020 and the third largest by 2025. Prime Minister Narendra...

Delivering Financial Services Innovatively

Earlier this year, PM Narendra Modi launched the Jan Dhan Yojna, which is the largest financial inclusion initiative that India has undertaken. The program has been reasonably successful in bringing huge number of unbanked people under banking umbrella. Delivering...

New Asset Restructuring Companies on The Anvil

Gurdial Singh Sandhu, a rajasthan cadre IAS officer of 1980 batch, took over the charge as banking secretary earlier this year. In the past two years, the position had become one of the most challenging as banks have been...

CFPs, Lets Take The Lead

You have done your CFP certification. Fantastic! You have also started your practice? Even better! If you are working in the financial planning/advisory area after the certification, that’s fine. I have a question for all of you. You are...

Unified Agenda for Financial Inclusion

A FEW DAYS AGO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Jan  Dhan Yojana, opening a whopping 15 million bank accounts in a single day. The figure is expected to swell to 75 million by Jan 26 of next year. An...
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Transitioning from the ‘City of Lakes’ to a Smart City

THE BACKGROUND The Smart Cities Mission is an innovative initiative by the Government of India to drive economic growth and...
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Government of India allows private sector to diagnose corona virus

The Indian government has opened the corona virus test to the private sector. Significantly, the cost of this test is between Rs...

Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats will be given more amount under 15th Finance Commission

The Government of India approved the implementation of the second phase of the Swach Bharat Mission in February 2020. During the...

Reserve Bank of India revised exposure limit for UCBs

The Reserve Bank of India revised the exposure limit of UCBs. Earlier RBI allowed 15% of its capital funds to single...

International Yoga Day 2020: sixth Yoga Day to be held in Leh, PM Modi to participate

The main event of International Yoga Day will be held on 21 June this time in Leh, the capital of Ladakh....