Vikram Sharma

Senior Analyst

Vikram Sharma is a Manager in MSC’s Digital Financial Services domain– focused on Government and Social Impact. He has nearly three years of experience in research analysis, project evaluation, and stakeholder engagement in the financial services sector spanning across rural and inclusive banking to digital financial solutions.

Vikram Sharma is a Manager in MSC’s Digital Financial Services domain – focused on Government and Social Impact. He has nearly three years of experience in research analysis, project evaluation, and stakeholder engagement in the financial services sector spanning across rural and inclusive banking to digital financial solutions. He has worked on projects with banks, mobile network operators (MNOs), agent network managers (ANM), microfinance institutions (MFIs), government agencies in India and NITI Aayog. His areas of expertise include: Policy design, evaluating government socail schemes,behaviour based researches,customer experience mapping, user interface evaluation, strategy and product development, institutional assessments and risk analysis, market research, channel design, process re-engineering, institutional branding, marketing and communications, pilot planning and roll-out support, monitoring and evaluation, developing analytical frameworks

Posts by Vikram Sharma

Direct Benefit Transfer in Fertilizer: Fourth round of concurrent evaluation—A nationally representative study

NITI Aayog engaged MSC in a nationally representative study on DBT in fertilizer. This report provides details of the on-the-ground realities of DBT-F implementation and makes actionable recommendations to improve the DBT-F system further.

Experimenting with cash transfers in food subsidies – Lessons from the pilot in Nagri

This case study discusses a unique experiment of distributing food subsidy in the Nagri block of Ranchi district. The document discusses the learnings and insights from the pilot that governments can use to inform future experimentation in food subsidy delivery.

DBT in Fertilizer: 4th Round of Concurrent Evaluation – A National Study

MSC has been engaged in a nationally representative study on DBT in fertilizer in India, based on a request from NITI Aayog. It identified issues and challenges around the implementation of DBT at the national level.

Understanding Gender Dynamics in Agent Banking

The first part of this blog series highlights key findings aimed at understanding the differences in customer experience at an agent outlet based on customer gender.