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This study assesses the degree of financial inclusion and usage of banking services by households in Gulbarga district in Karnataka. It argues for the need to generate greater financial literacy among people.
Punjab National Bank's ICT for Financial Inclusion programme utilises a confluence of simple technologies to extend benefits of formal credit to the unbanked poor masses in India.
The report discusses the viability of Common Service Centres for effectively delivering financial inclusion services in rural India and in helping various banks meet their mandates.
This paper explores the challenges faced by government's policies for expanding financial services to reach hitherto excluded populations. It also outlines recommendations for enhancing access to formal financial services in India.
Maharashtra Government signed a contract with Accenture to build an online portal to provide financial inclusion to unorganised workers using biometric signatures, which will be integrated with Unique Identification Programme.
The Governor of Researve Bank of India has launched the Financial Inclusion programme in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh today. Setting up of 3000 new banks in the state by the end of 2014 has also been indicated.
In Ahmedabad,Gujarat,SEWA Bank has introduced a micro-pension scheme to extend old-age retirement benefits to women employed in the unorganised sector.
This paper explores the potential of utilising demographic and biometric information collected under UIDAI for opening a bank account for every Indian resident. It would ensure that the poorest have access to formal banking services.
FINO-Tatkaal is a smart-card based remittance banking system for migrants. It operates on a business correspondent (BC) model, whereby agents facilitate transactions at the customers’ doorstep.
This report offers an integrated approach for e-enabling India's postal network to serve as a platform for financial inclusion. It deliberates on the potential role for India Post in mitigating the fiancial risks of the poor.

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