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Team BT
New Delhi, September 3, 2018
Women are not just rising up the corporate ladder; they are making a huge impact at the grassroots too.

Ajita Shashidhar
New Delhi, September 16, 2017
Jayashree Vyass Mahila Sewa Bank aims to financially empower a million women in the next three years.

Devika Singh
New Delhi, September 16, 2017
Renana Jhabvala has taken SEWA to 14 states and set up co-operative bank and housing finance company.

E. Kumar Sharma
New Delhi, June 2, 2017
A bunch of start-ups is offering innovative solutions for building a greener tomorrow. Their approach is finding new takers

August 18, 2016
Nearly 5 lakh bank union workers and officers are set to join the strike called by trade unions on September 2 to protest against what they call anti-people policies of the Modi government and labour reforms.

Sarika Malhotra
April 5, 2015
Business Today zeroes in on five social enterprises to see how large-scale fund infusion is helping such enterprises build for-profit sustainable business models.

Jayshree Vyas
February 20, 2015
I would like the see the Budget making allocation for financial inclusion from both the dimensions of demand as well as supply. For \"Demand\" side, that is, financially excluded population
August 18, 2014
Apart from organising financial literacy programs, SEWA Bank under the leadership of Jayshree Vyas designed a unique loan which charged a lower interest rate than those from other non-bank financial institutions (NBFCs). Additionally, the difference of the two interest rates was given to the borrower as a fixed deposit at the end of repayment of loan.

E Kumar Sharma
August 29, 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.

Jayshree Vyas
May 26, 2014
Five issues that need to be addressed by the new government in the microfinance sector and for financial inclusion:

Shweta Punj
September 10, 2013
The fact that, in an average household, the male member is more likely to have a bank account than the female, imposes a hurdle.

E Kumar Sharma
July 5, 2013
To spread financial literacy among poor self-employed women, the bank will be launching financial literacy centres in its 10 branches on a pilot basis.

New Delhi, June 2, 2013
To make all-women bank a reality by October, the Finance Ministry has approached the Reserve Bank for clearance to set up the country's first such bank.

New Delhi, May 30, 2013
Enthused by encouraging findings of a UNICEF-SEWA joint study on direct cash transfer, Plan panel Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said its implementation in large scale will not lead to any misuse of money.

Shweta Punj
March 16, 2013
A bank exclusively for women, as announced in the Budget, is a good idea. The government hopes to launch the bank in October with an initial capital of Rs 1,000 crore. But how effective the bank is will depend on the business model it adopts and how it innovates to best cater to women's needs.

BT Online Bureau
March 8, 2013
Chidambaram in his budget speech on February 28 proposed setting up of country's first all-women bank and had earmarked Rs 1,000 crore for this.

E. Kumar Sharma
February 28, 2013
In Budget 2013, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has announced the setting up of \"India's first Women's Bank as a public sector bank\".

G. Seetharaman
February 28, 2013
The government can easily achieve its objective of encouraging women entrepreneurs through the 26 existing public sector banks, which have branches across the country.

New Delhi, September 6, 2012
The massive bond buying programme announced by the European Central Bank on Thursday could boost capital flows into the country and help cover the huge current account deficit, Reserve Bank deputy governor K C Chakrabarty said.

E. Kumar Sharma and K.R. Balasubramanyam
January 25, 2012
The microfinance sector has just had its worst year ever. But a few models have bucked the trend and managed to thrive, recording growth and even building scale. Interestingly, some of these organisations are not-for-profit entities.

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