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Financial Exclusion in India: Dimension of the problem

Financial Exclusion in India: Dimension of the problem

By S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India An accusation that has come to be levied against the banking sector in the aftermath of the Financial Crisis is…

It’s time for the electric grid to smarten up in India

It’s time for the electric grid to smarten up in India

 New Delhi: September 5, 2016 In general, the smart grid is still a foreign concept for most Indian consumers. A study from McKinsey estimated that the smart grid has the…

Financial Literacy as a facilitator of Financial Inclusion

Financial Literacy as a facilitator of Financial Inclusion

By S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India As financial markets are becoming increasingly complex with serious problems of information asymmetry, the need for financial literacy and education…

N = all ….An Impending Big Data Era

N = all ….An Impending Big Data Era

By Sanjay Jaju While I force my fingers on the keypad of my laptop typing this piece, I can’t remain oblivious to the fact that while doing so I am…

Digitise all payments to and from the government

Digitise all payments to and from the government

Nachiket Mor Committe Report on Financial Inclusion India has a rich and diverse payments infrastructure in place already. A number of measures have been taken by RBI to ―activate‖ this…

Climate change, Politics & Farmers’ Suicides in India

Climate change, Politics & Farmers’ Suicides in India

By Dr. Gopi Ghosh, Director and Chief of Policy Research, Asian Institute of Poverty Alleviation The unseasonal rains, hailstorms and thunderstorms in March and April this year have brutally devastated vast fields…

Cloud Computing 2.0: Are We Ready?

Cloud Computing 2.0: Are We Ready?

ICTpost Governance Bureau When the internet boom came along in the mid nineties a common phrase used was Internet time, referring to the speed at which the Internet was developing…

Banking Renaissance: Inclusion, Innovation & Implementation

Banking Renaissance: Inclusion, Innovation & Implementation

By S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India As you might know, the word ‘Renaissance’ has a French origin meaning re- ‘back, again’ + naissance ‘birth’ (from Latin…

India is far behind in adoption and deployment of Digital Information Systems

India is far behind in adoption and deployment of Digital Information Systems

By Nivedan Sahani Is the digital information world good for us? The information exchange and availability are getting wireless and the information format is getting smaller in size day by…

Capturing the promise of ICT in Indian Society

Capturing the promise of ICT in Indian Society

ICTpost Media Action Bureau What can ICT bring for the inhabitants of 600,000 Indian villages? How India is empowering the poor and marginalised citizens to participate in the emerging knowledge…