Saloni Tandon


Saloni is a Manager in MSC's Inclusive Finance and Banking domain. She has over six years of experience in social research and development consulting in the area of financial inclusion, social security, gender equality, access to public health systems, sustainable livelihoods and quality of education.

Through her assignments, she has worked closely with the Government of India, donor agencies (multi and bi-lateral), financial institutions, not for profit institutions and self-regulatory organizations in India, the Philippines and Sri Lanka. Her areas of expertise include project management, policy analysis, quantitative data analytics including the development of statistical credit scoring tools, qualitative research, digital finance for MFIs, MSME finance, strategic business planning, market assessment, and programme evaluations.

Posts by Saloni Tandon

Gender: The Blind Spot of the COVID-19 Response in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges for governments and citizens around the world, straining health systems, economies, and the very social fabric of nations. This blog explores four potential fallouts of COVID-19 that will create lasting socio-economic impact on women in India and other LMI countries.

We are looking up to business correspondents in the pandemic; but what are they looking at?

The business correspondent (BC) network in India has become indispensable for last-mile financial service delivery across urban and rural centers. In light of the current pandemic, our note highlights the challenges BC agents face while providing services in far-flung unbanked areas.

What is statistical credit scoring?

The ability of Financial Institutions (FI) to effectively underwrite microenterprise loans depends on accurate assessment of the loan applicant’s ability and intent to repay. Traditionally, financial institutions use their past knowledge and experience of financing microenterprises to carry out such assessments.

MI4ID Training – Saloni

Saloni Tandon works with Inclusive Finance & Banking domain at MicroSave and has applied MI4ID approach on various projects like …., etc

Study on adoption of cashlite among MFIs in India

MicroSave, with support from MFIN, conducted this study to capture the experience of cash-lite/cashless models adopted by MFIs in India. The report identifies ways to accelerate the adoption of cash-lite models.