The Microfinance Sector in India: Which Way Now?

ASCI Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 2

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP11-25

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 Last revised: 16 Nov 2011

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Savita Shankar

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Mukul G. Asher

National University of Singapore - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

Date Written: March 1, 2011

Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to discuss and assess the recent developments affecting the Indian micro-finance sector; and examine the options for sector stakeholders to respond to the concerns raised in a manner that will enable the sector to fulfill its potential.

Keywords: India, microfinance, lending, Gremeen Bank, finance, pensions, pension funds, Andhra Pradesh, Muhammad Yunus, SKS Microfinance, self-help group

Suggested Citation

Shankar, Savita and Asher, Mukul G., The Microfinance Sector in India: Which Way Now? (March 1, 2011). ASCI Journal of Management, Vol. 40, No. 2 , Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. PP11-25, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1945098

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