Dr. Y.S.P. Thorat is a former chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and a former Executive Director of RBI.
Dr. Y.S.P. Thorat is a former chairman of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development and a former Executive Director of RBI. He has been associated with the Planning Commission, Government of India, for the 10th and 11th five year plans. He has also served on the governing board of National Institute of Bank Management, Pune and was the chairman of the National Commodities and Derivatives Exchange as well as the Indian Society of Agriculture Economics. His major contribution has been in the field of policy support for agriculture finance, supervision and export credit.
Posts by Y S P Thorat
The Credit-Deposit Ratio – Time for a Re-Think?
This note provides a critique of CDR as a yardstick of measuring bank commitments for serving the poor, instead it suggests to develop an alternative measure that calculates credit as per utilisation
Cooperatives – The Flawed Gem of Indian Rural Finance
This note discusses the vast networks of cooperatives in delivering financial services in India. The overall financial performance of the cooperatives is weak when compared to commercial banks in India.