Financial inclusion and BC Model in India – Progress So Far

Financial inclusion (FI) in India was introduced in the year 2005 by RBI, highlighting its importance and role in the Annual Policy Statement. The concept of this model was to reach out to the under-banked and unbanked population in India while serving them with the basic amenities in banking. Considering a major population that remains…

NBFCs and their role in Economic Development

Non-banking financial companies (NBFC) are companies registered under the Companies Act, 1956. They are responsible for providing financial services but are not regulated by a national or international governing body and do not hold a full-fledged license for conducting operations. The financial services offered by NBFCs include disbursement of loans and advances, acquisition of stocks,…

Early Warning Signals – How Banks can Take Control of NPAs?

The year 2008 financial crisis was no less than a roller coaster ride for the banking industry. The non-performing assets in public and private sector banks soared and impacted directly on the banks’ portfolio. Banks and other financial institutions (FIs) soon realised that they need to be more alert and proactive in maintaining their asset…

Applying BI and Analytics to Fight Banking Frauds

We keep reading news and updates every few days highlighting how banking is transforming with the help of cutting-edge technology. Moreover, the new tools, software etc. utilising the large banking data can prove to be beneficial for financial institutions. How? Let us study further… Data can be used for better decision making and for preventing…