ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Towards Building an Inclusive Financial Sector: Lessons from South Africa

The South African case substantiates the efforts taken by an economy characterised by significant social and economic divides to bring previously excluded population segments into the mainstream financial sector. In doing so it has chosen to follow a market-led approach. Notwithstanding the differences in approaches followed by India and SA, one could identify some useful lessons from the initiatives taken by the latter.

Banking on the Poor

Sukhwinder Singh Arora Dhruv Mankad Improving access to credit facilities by itself means very little to the mass of the rural poor. The opportunity to use these facilities will come only when investments in agriculture increase.
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