FICCI in association with UNDP is organising a One day seminar on “Role of Banks in Financial Inclusion” at FICCI. This conference is being organised under the aegis of FICCI’s Financial Inclusion Committee being chaired by Ms Meera Sanyal, Country Executive India, The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. and Co-chaired by Mr Mathew Titus, Executive Director, Sa-Dhan
Banks as rightly pointed out in the Raghuram Rajan and Rangarajan committee report have a significant role to play in achieving Financial Inclusion.They need to be at the forefront of any financial Inclusion initiatives with of course, strategic alliances with other stakeholders in the ecosystem.This forum aims to understand the bankers’ initiatives and their role in promoting Financial Inclusion and the issues and challenges being faced by them in their endeavour.
“A study on the progress of Financial Inclusion in India” will be released at the Inaugural session of the event. The study aims to on analyse the role played by banks hitherto in creating Financial Inclusion and future strategy they need to adopt to make further progress.
Key Note Address by: Dr K C Chakrabarty, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India