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Rashmi Bansal
New Delhi, June 10, 2017
In three years, this commerce-driven city has seen a complete transformation. Here's how it happened


E Kumar Sharma
June 15, 2016
To anyone who has looked at microfinance and livelihood promotion in India, he or she would have, at some stage or the other, either heard or crossed paths with Vijay Mahajan - the social entrepreneur who founded BASIX.


E Kumar Sharma
January 5, 2015
The latest data on agricultural households in India raises some worrying questions for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.


Vijay Mahajan
May 26, 2014
Vijay Mahajan, social entrepreneur, Founder and Chairman of BASIX Group lists five issues for new Narendra Modi's government that need to be addressed for financial inclusion and for microfinance sector.


Nancy M. Barry
October 27, 2011
While a few microfinance institutions, or MFIs, have innovated in providing a mix of client-responsive products and services, most adopted a narrow, uniform model of disbursing group loans to very low income clients, mainly women.


E. Kumar Sharma
October 15, 2011
Microfinance is the business of disbursing modest, short-tenure loans without collateral to small borrowers. But a year after new regulations in Andhra Pradesh that sought more control over the business all but killed it, microfinance institutions, or MFIs, have turned to financing bicycles to tractors, cooking stoves to houses. They have redefined their focus and are busy diversifying.


Shamni Pande
August 19, 2011
It is a high-voltage drama every year at every business and engineering college worth its salt in India. Human resource departments of all major companies set aside a full quarter during which they go talent hunting, positioning their brand to prospective recruits. Sixteen B-schools, 10 engineering colleges, 3,119 job offers. We take a look at the top 25 hirers from professional institutes in India.


Saumya Bhattacharya and Shamni Pande
March 18, 2011
Dozens of businesses and a concerned government get down to training India. Saumya Bhattacharya and Shamni Pande join the dots on India's skilling revolution.


A. Srinivasa Rao
Hyderabad, February 2, 2011
Instead of passing on the benefits of increased share value to the shareholders, the firms gained control over the money. The poor women shareholders had no knowledge of what invested towards their share.


E Kumar Sharma
January 19, 2011
The report has evoked extreme reactions with some dismissing the recommendations as \"Stalinist micromanagement'' and an attempt at killing innovation.


E.Kumar Sharma
November 25, 2010
The private players get a jolt, but that could be good.


PTI
New Delhi, November 6, 2010
After a meeting with financial servies secretary R Gopalan, the institutes have agreed to cut rates they charged from borrowers to 24 per cent from the earlier 34 per cent.


E. Kumar Sharma
July 22, 2010
The sector's rapid growth has not meant that the financially excluded are better off.


E. Kumar Sharma
April 14, 2010
The share sale plans of SKS Microfinance, India's biggest microlender, will not just boost its cash reserves. The IPO, one way or the other, will echo in India for decades to follow.


Nitya Varadarajan
April 14, 2010
Suasion by one man has helped the engineering and construction giant build a sturdy financial business. Does it harbour banking ambitions?


www.businesstoday.in
March 2, 2010
Indian School Finance Company gives well-performing small schools funds to bulk up. If the model spreads, the social impact could be enormous.


Vijay Mahajan
December 11, 2009
In the long run, MFIs will probably resolve into two segments — the developmental MFIs and commercial MFIs.


www.businesstoday.in
November 26, 2008



E Kumar Sharma
November 27, 2008
Vikram Akula has revolutionised Indian microfinance by building SKS—one of the biggest brands in rural India. His critics feel that he has ignored the very people he should be helping.


E. Kumar Sharma
November 13, 2008
The Indian microfinance sector is growing by leaps and bounds but concerns remain over high costs and the direction in which it is headed.


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