Posts Tagged ‘vijay mahajan’

Nominations invited for Microfinance India Awards 2010

Microfinance Focus, Sep 6, 2010: In an initiative to recognise institutions and individuals who have made significant contribution towards up scaling microfinance sector in India, the ACCESS Development Services and The Hongkong And Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited will be presenting Microfinance India Awards 2010 on the inaugural day of the Microfinance India Summit on November 15, 2010. Nominations are now solicited for various categories of the ... Full story

Exclusive: SKS Microfinance journey to IPO – An inside story

Exclusive: SKS Microfinance journey to IPO - An inside story
By Vikash Kumar & Daniel Rozas * Microfinance Focus , May 12, 2010 : SKS Microfinance, India’s biggest lender to the poor, is soon to become the nation’s first microfinance company to list on the Stock Exchange. In the past 10 years, it has evolved from an NGO to a public limited company and has set many benchmarks for the industry to follow. Microfinance Focus presents ... Full story

Exclusive Interview: “MFIN was necessary for Indian Microfinance: Vijay Mahajan”

By Vikash Kumar Microfinance Focus , April 2, 2010 : Mr. Vijay Mahajan , President , Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN), a self-regulatory organization (SRO) of 35 Indian NBFC – Microfinance Institutions, share the activities and functions of MFIN , enforcement  process of code of conduct , vision and road map in an exclusive interview ... Full story

FICCI’s conference to focus on HR issues to scale up MFIs

Microfinance Focus, Jan. 13, 2010: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing a Conference on "Scaling the MFI Activity by Strengthening Human Resource" on Jan. 21-22, 2010, in New Delhi to address the human resources (HR) challenges faced by rapidly growing Microfinance Sector. "The need to develop sound and viable human resource management to deal with microfinance growth is an on-going process. ... Full story

Microfinance in India: Twin Steps towards Self-Regulation

By Vijay Mahajan and P N Vasudevan Microfinance Focus , Jan 10, 2010 : The past few years have seen the entire microfinance sector grow exponentially. As with any other boom, suspicion always exists on whether a bust is just around the corner. This is especially true in the current international setting; with a major financial bust that humbled Alan Greenspan to admit he was “in ... Full story

Vijay Mahajan unveils wish list for Microfinance’s future

Vijay Mahajan unveils wish list for Microfinance's future
By Ayesha Dsouza Microfinance Focus, Dec. 12, 2009: BASIX founder and Indian microfinance icon Mr Vijay Mahajan sees microfinance sector come out of its traditional role and venture out with many new products and expanding financial services to both women and men.... Full story

Myth of single-digit interest rate in microfinance: Vijay Mahajan

Myth of single-digit interest rate in microfinance: Vijay Mahajan
By Ayesha Dsouza Microfinance Focus, Dec. 08, 2009/Mumbai: We need to break the middle class myth that it is possible to deliver small doses of credit to remote locations at single-digit interest rates in microfinance, said Vijay Mahajan, Chairman BASIX and Thought Leader, at Srijan 2009 Microfinance Forum while delivering key note address. He ... Full story
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