Ravi Kumar is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Country Development Program, Indonesia. He is a microfinance and banking consultant with over 10 years of experience in microfinance and private sector development.
Ravi Kumar is a Senior Manager in MSC’s Country Development Program Indonesia. He is a microfinance and banking consultant with over 10 years of experience in microfinance and private sector development. He has undertaken consulting assignments with banks, MFIs, international development agencies in India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines. Ravi’s areas of expertise include digital G2P payments, microfinance, SME finance, and value chain finance. He specializes in strategic business planning, product development and process, and channel innovations. Before joining MSC, Ravi was a development professional working to promote microfinance and livelihood for the low-income segment in Central India. He is a Management Graduate from the Institute of Rural Management Anand, and has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Kurukshetra.
Posts by TVS Ravi Kumar
Deepening financial inclusion through cash transfers: The case of PKH in Indonesia
In 2017, the Government of Indonesia (GoI) began digitizing social benefit transfers to improve delivery efficiency and achieve sustainable financial inclusion. Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH), a conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, was the first major social assistance payment program (G2P) digitized by the government. It provides incentives for the following: Pregnant and lactating mothers, infants, […]
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