Sakshi Chadha

Market Engagament Manager Asia at GSMA

Sakshi is currently working in GSMA as the Regulatory Manager of Asia. GSMA tackles the world's most pressing challenges by bringing together the public and private sectors to transform lives through access to mobile innovation.

Sakshi Chadha is an alumni with MSC. Over the last few years, she have been working on digital financial services through a variety of channels such as mobile network operators, banks, merchant establishments, agent network managers and other stakeholders to enhance adoption and financial inclusion. Sakshi was a Specialist in the Government and Social Impact Practice of MSC’s Digital Financial Services Domain. She has over eight years of experience gained though projects with international organizations, NGOs and corporates in India, Nepal, London and Kenya. Her areas of interest include business planning, development finance, structuring and financial modelling, market research, statistical analysis, risk management, concept testing, product development, monitoring and evaluation.

Posts by Sakshi Chadha

PMJDY Bank Mitr Assessment: The Supply-Side Story

This blog highlights the supply-side findings (specifically focused on Bank Mitrs (BMs) or bank agents) of the final round of MicroSave’s PMJDY assessment (Wave III) conducted in December 2015.

PMJDY: Milestones Reached, Yet Miles To Go – Customer Side Story Part 2

The blog highlights the positive impact of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana scheme on the financial behaviour of rural customers.

PMJDY: Milestones Reached, Yet Miles to Go – Customer Side Story Part 1

This blog highlights the demand-side findings of the final round of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana assessment (Wave III), conducted in December 2015.

Interventions to Strengthen PMJDY Scheme

This focus note presents key policy and operational interventions that are needed to improve to the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY).

Lessons from the Costing Study on BC Networks

The IFN discusses some of the main findings from the costing study done on 4 BCNMs in India.

Keeping the channel happy for quick scale-up: A case from the Mumbai remittance market

In this blog, the authors share the results from a successful remittance market study conducted in Mumbai and conclude the sectoral implications of the current business model.

How many accounts does a man have to open to be financially included?

It was a hot afternoon during one of our recent agent network assessment studies, when I got the opportunity to meet Raju. He seemed no different from the typical participants in our focus group discussions in Bihar. A farmer somewhere in his middle 30s, thin and frail, wearing a half-sleeved ‘baniyan’ (vest) and pants with […]

Cash Transfers: Impact and New Trends

In this podcast, Sakshi Chadha and Nicola Giordano explain the transformative potential of cash transfers around the world. In particular, they focus on how digitisation of cash transfers can bring improvements in process delivery, hence realising development outcomes more efficiently and effectively. To achieve this aim, MSC is currently engaged with CICO networks in the roll […]