MicroSave is undertaking a series of research studies to support the financial inclusion agenda in India. The research aims to understand the reasons for widespread dormancy in No Frills Accounts opened through various service providers like public and private sector banks, RRBs and business correspondents. The research was conducted in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu and involved focus group discussions and individual interviews with NFA customers and bank staff.
The Answer is “Yes”- Cost and Willingness to Pay in India
MicroSave is undertaking a series of research studies to support the financial inclusion agenda in India. This multi-region study focuses specifically on the services business correspondents provide in rural areas – and whether or not this particular customer segment thinks the greater convenience and other potential benefits are worth paying for.
Understanding remittance networks in Gujarat, Orissa and Bihar
This research explores the remittance options currently available to Indian migrant workers in Gujarat and recipient families in rural Orissa and Bihar. It also examines the benefits of a business correspondent remittance service.