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Ensuring rural access to bank credit is one of the keys to poverty alleviation

Ensuring rural access to bank credit is one of the keys to poverty alleviation

Rural India is home to some 83 crore people, about 70 per cent of the population. Ensuring rural access to bank credit is one of the keys to poverty alleviation. But financial inclusion is still a distant dream. Rural India gets only a small fraction of the total credit disbursed by banks.

Rural India is home to some 83 crore people, about 70 per cent of the population. Ensuring rural access to bank credit is one of the keys to poverty alleviation. But financial inclusion is still a distant dream. Rural India gets only a small fraction of the total credit disbursed by banks.







Graphic by Santosh Kushwaha
Research by Jyotindra Dubey