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by Sumant Banerji
Delhi, Edition:March 26, 2017

Utkarsh Micro Finance caters to the needy in UP and Bihar and has now morphed into a small finance bank

BT Guest Columnist
Delhi, Edition:January 15, 2017

By E Kumar Sharma
November 27, 2016
Thanks to demonetisation, operations for most microfinance institutions have come to a near standstill. Loan disbursements and their repayments have almost  stopped for many microfinance institutions (MFIs) and therefore, in a sense, the  Indian microfinance sector is largely on a holiday.
E Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, November 16, 2016
With loan disbursements and their repayments nearly stopped for many microfinance institutions, the Indian microfinance sector is largely on a holiday.
By Mahesh Nayak
Delhi, Edition:May 8, 2016

SKS Microfinance's failure to win a small finance bank licence, even as its competitors got them, is likely to hit its growth prospects hard.

E Kumar Sharma
December 24, 2015
The most visible sign of this was that eight out of the 10 applicants to have been granted the in-principle nod by the RBI for small finance banks were microfinance institutions or MFIs.
E Kumar Sharma
July 24, 2015
While many experts see the SKS results as huge positive for the sector, they also point out that the sector on the whole has been seeing a pick-up, but not all of it may be good news.
Mahesh Nayak
May 20, 2015
With funds returning money to investors at below than expected rates, hopes are sanity in terms of return expectations will come back into impact investing.
New Delhi, April 8, 2015
"Through the DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer), crores of people will get money into their bank accounts," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.
Team Business Today
Edition:April 26, 2015
Business Today readers give feedback on magazine's coverage of the April 12, 2015 issue.
Mail Today Bureau
New Delhi, March 30, 2015
Central Board of Direct Taxes chairperson Anita Kapur has directed top officials of the I-T department to tackle grievances of taxpayers.
Shamni Pande
Edition:April 12, 2015
Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank, is dismissive about some recent innovations in the microfinance sector in this exclusive interview with Business Today.
E. Kumar Sharma
February 20, 2015
Associate editor E Kumar Sharma lists the key areas Finance Minister Arun Jaitley should focus on when he reads out his Budget speech on February 28.
E. Kumar Sharma
Edition:March 1, 2015
The SKS Microfinance founder, who had to unceremoniously exit in 2011, is giving final touches to the application for a small finance bank for his start-up VAYA Finserv.
Anand Adhikari
Edition:February 1, 2015
The proposed Payment Banks are expected to bring banking services to the doorstep of millions of customers in far-flung areas. But there are challenges galore.
E Kumar Sharma
January 5, 2015
The latest data on agricultural households in India raises some worrying questions for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Anand Adhikari
December 30, 2014
2014 started with RBI introducing a mechanism for early detection of NPAs. Rajan's therapy was to act in time rather than waiting for 90 days to declare an asset as NPA.
Team BT
Edition:January 18, 2015
India's banking landscape is set to change with the impending entry of many lenders. Business Today's 2014 listing of the country's best banks celebrates those who look the most ready to face the challenges.
E Kumar Sharma
December 27, 2014
The biggest measure among all was the RBI giving a bank license to Bandhan, India's largest microfinance institutions (MFIs).
E Kumar Sharma
Edition:August 31, 2014

The Andhra Pradesh Micro Finance Institutions (Regulation of Money Lending) Rules lead to a near-collapse of all MFI companies in the state. Here's how siz women leaders in the sector are coping.

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