Access to bank accounts high, but usage pattern differs: Survey
While access to bank accounts has increased significantly in India, gaps remain in financial inclusion, especially with regard to the usage of these accounts, a new study by MicroSave Consulting has revealed. Read the article to learn more.
MSC has a reputation for fair and independent work and brings a unique and fresh perspective in the form of field insights. We started our pilots on DBT in PDS in Chandigarh, Dadra-Nagar Haveli and Puducherry on the basis of MSC’s findings.
Enablers For Direct Benefit Transfers Of Fertiliser Subsidy
Over the past few years, there was a continuous effort by the government to streamline the in-kind distribution of fertiliser. Targeting fertiliser subsidies directly to farmers would be a herculean task, but can be attempted by combining several initiatives that the central government and some state governments have undertaken over the past years. This note discusses potential solutions to improve in-kind transfers and suggests few ideas for cash transfer pilots for fertiliser subsidy.
MicroSave’s Government and Social Impact domain: Aiding governance, bettering lives
For 20 years, MSC has been a part of underprivileged households understanding their financial behaviour and associated challenges and issues. Through the years a crucial learning has been the “intent-action gap” inhibiting the efficacy of government programmes. In 2013, the Government and Social Impact domain (erstwhile Government to People domain) took shape.
MSC has a reputation for fair and independent work and brings a unique and fresh perspective in the form of field insights. We started our pilots on DBT in PDS in Chandigarh, Dadra-Nagar Haveli and Puducherry on the basis of MSC’s findings. We are quite happy with MSC’s engagement with us and have benefitted from […]