Nitish Narain

Specialist

Nitish is a Senior Manager in the Inclusive Finance and Banking domain of MSC India.

Nitish is a financial inclusion consultant with extensive experience gained through projects with multi-lateral agencies, central banks, banks and financial institutions, microfinance institutions, remittance companies, community-owned organizations, and digital financial service providers in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Qatar, the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.  Before joining MSC, he was an Area Manager at SKS Microfinance Ltd. and was responsible for the management of a microfinance loan portfolio of around USD 10 million spread across 58,000 clients.

Posts by Nitish Narain

Repositioning as a Third Generation Microfinance Institution Corporate Branding at ASKI

This Note presents the case of ASKI, a development NGO in the Philippines, which grappled with these issues and how it developed a corporate branding strategy.

One Step Closer to the Clients

This Note examines the work of ASKI in the Philippines to set up Collection and Disbursement Points and their positive impact on client satisfaction and outreach.

Breaking Free from the Myths of Financial Education

This Note examines myths around the design of financial education programmes, and discusses the KSAP framework for designing these programmes.

Role of information sources in financial capability

The key to understanding poor people’s financial management is to understand how they make decisions and what influences the decision making. This research explores the role of information sources in poor households’ decision making processes.

Aadhaar Enabled Public Distribution System in East Godavari

MicroSave’s pilot study in India highlights barriers, best practices and a roadmap to implement the ambitious, policy initiative of transferring the government benefits directly into the Aadhaar linked accounts of the beneficiaries.

Aadhaar Enabled Direct Benefit Transfer in East Godavari

MicroSave’s pilot study in India highlights barriers, best practices and a roadmap to implement the ambitious, policy initiative of transferring the government benefits directly into the Aadhaar linked accounts of the beneficiaries.

Aadhaar Enabled Direct Benefits Transfer in Aurangabad

MicroSave’s pilot study in India highlights barriers, best practices and a roadmap to implement the ambitious, policy initiative of transferring the government benefits directly into the Aadhaar linked accounts of the beneficiaries.

Implementing Training for E/M-Banking Agents

In this Note we examine the process of designing and delivering effective training programmes to e/m-banking agents.