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How Many More Poverty Lines?

This is with reference to the article “India’s ‘Poverty of Numbers’: Revisiting Measurement Issues,” by Gaurav Nayyar and Rohini Nayyar (EPW, 27 August 2016). The authors have presented four sets of estimates, and have concluded that there is clearly a need to correlate calorie-based poverty ratio...

Financial Inclusion

This has reference to the article entitled “Bank Preference for Financial Inclusion in Rural Punjab” (EPW, 26 July 2014) by S S Sangwan. Based on the findings of the study, the author has concluded that commercial banks may be the preferred option for financial inclusion over small banks. He has...

NABARD and Microfinance

This has reference to the article of P Satish ‘Misplaced Critique of Microfinance Regulation Bill’ (January 19, 2008). I invite your kind attention to the preamble of NABARD Act 1981 which reads: “An act to establish a development bank to be known as NABARD for providing and regulating credit and...
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