Neha works as an Analyst with the Government and Social Impact domain of MSC. Her work involves improving public policy choices through evidence-based, bottom up, and human-centered approach.
Neha has worked with the central government, state governments, think tanks, academic institutions, MFIs, Payments Banks, Small Finance Banks, and donors in the development sector in India. Her areas of work include product development, project management, financial inclusion strategy, process mapping and re-engineering, policy assessments, behavioral economics, financial and rural sector development, and creation of training modules. Before joining MSC, Neha was a Management Intern at Margdarshak Financial Services Ltd.
Posts by Neha Parakh
Connecting India to Bharat through P2P lending
A digital P2P marketplace that connects credit-worthy borrowers with lenders has come as a blessing for small business owners whose loan applications typical banks would otherwise reject. In this blog, we trace RupeeCircle’s journey so far including the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on it
As part of its program to facilitate exposure visits to India for governments across the globe, MSC has documented India’s journey towards financial inclusion and digital governance.
The first four modules of this series were Aadhaar, PMJDY, Digital Governance, and PFMS. The fifth and last module is Agent Networks.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) Ideas and lessons from India
As part of its program to facilitate exposure visits to India for governments across the globe, MSC has documented India’s journey towards financial inclusion and digital governance. The first module of this series was Aadhaar. The second module of this series is PMJDY.
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away—the importance of dietary diversity
Based on a study conducted by MSC in August, 2019 to assess the nutritional gaps in PDS households, this blog highlights the importance of incorporating local and diverse food items into the beneficiaries’ diet
A study to assess the nutritional gaps in Public Distribution System (PDS) beneficiary households
MSC’s report examines the PDS food basket and the dietary intake of beneficiary households. We also suggest ways to increase the nutritional efficiency of various government programs to improve the overall nutritional outcome.