Ritesh Rautela

Specialist/Consultant

Ritesh is a Senior Manager in Digital Financial Services domain of MSC India, focused in Government and Social Impact (GSI) domain.

Ritesh is a Senior Manager in Digital Financial Services domain of MSC India, focussed in - Government and Social Impact (GSI) domain. He has over nine years of experience in fields of consulting, G2P programmes and payment systems, banking, branchless banking, digital financial services, social protection, financial inclusion and financial literacy. The current focus of his work is in the area of Government to Person (G2P) programmes. He specialises in financial inclusion/ branchless banking operations, G2P programmes, payment systems, cash transfers (conditional and unconditional), direct benefit transfer schemes, branchless banking, programme evaluation and assessment, relationship management, process re-engineering, financial literacy, training, qualitative and quantitative research, and behavioural research

Posts by Ritesh Rautela

Let There Be Light – Direct Benefit Transfer in Kerosene

This focus note traces a qualitative research that MicroSave conducted to assess the consumption pattern and dependence on kerosene in India at the time of the study.

District Readiness Assessment (DRA) Tool: Expediting G2P Payments

MicroSave has developed the “District Readiness Assessment (DRA) to address the issues, G2P payment in India faces.

District readiness for G2P payments: Ready or not…Well, still mostly ‘not’ part – I

This blog highlights the complexity of setting-up a system to deliver EBTs effectively in India. And how there seemed to be little rationale for the selection of districts for pilot-tests and rollout of Aadhaar-enabled EBTs.

District readiness for G2P payments: Ready or not… Well, still mostly ‘not’ part – II

Here we discuss how MicroSave has responded to system challenge for EBTs and developed “district readiness assessment” (DRA) tool, to assess the readiness of a district to deliver EBTs.