Disha Bhavnani

Disha Bhavnani is a Manager in the Digital Financial Services - Payments and Distribution.

Disha Bhavnani has around six years of experience in the inclusive finance sector gained through projects with banks, agent network operators, mobile money operators, government departments, insurance agencies, clean energy product manufacturers, international funding agencies, MFIs, and community-based institutions in India, Bangladesh, and Samoa Islands. Before joining MSC, Disha was an Assistant Manager at ESAF Microfinance—a microfinance institution based in Kerala that is now a small finance bank. She has worked on projects commissioned by FMO Netherlands, BMGF, CGAP, AFI, Nathan Associates, NITI Aayog, JP Morgan Chase, PFIP, among others.  

Posts by Disha Bhavnani

munshiG: Digital assistant for grocery stores

How do technologies such as machine learning and natural language processing transform our shopping experiences at the local grocery store? Read this fascinating blog about munshiG, a fintech start-up, to know more.

eNAM platform to digitize the marketing of agricultural produce in India

India’s eNAM platform enables trading of primary agricultural produce and connects markets through an online platform. MSC has been supporting the central and the provincial governments in the design, policy reforms, and implementation of the eNAM program. Many of the design improvements have been accepted and implemented. The cumulative volume of electronic trade on eNAM had crossed about INR 482 billion (USD 6.5 billion) by September, 2018.

A Qualitative Study of Producer Organisations in Select Geographies in India

The report brings out insights on PO forms, organisations, structures, management, governance, operations, business performance, earnings, needs, expectations, maturity levels and several other important aspects regarding farmer collectives.