Moin Qazi

Moin Qazi

Fading prospects of micro-finance

Fading prospects of micro-finance

Monday, 08 April 2019 | Moin Qazi

There is a growing awareness that credit is not always transformative. Although certain people will be able to use micro-finance to transform and build their businesses, that is not the case with a majority of loan takers. Most are going to use it to smoothen out their consumption Micro-finance continues to...

Not just credit, look at savings too

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Moin Qazi

Having made access to financial services a reality, our efforts should now be to improve the transactional status of these accounts There’s an old saying about poverty: Give somebody a fish and he’ll eat for a day. Give him a fishing tackle and he’ll eat for a lifetime. There are several...

Facilitating financial inclusion

Facilitating financial inclusion

Monday, 07 January 2019 | Moin Qazi

Opening of bank accounts may not ensure access to financial services in remote areas. Bank agents can provide last-mile connectivity, armed as they are with better financial technology India has traditionally been an under-banked country. The existing banking system doesn’t work for the poor and those in remotely located areas because...

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer

TN: EC seizes over `552 crore unaccounted cash, jewellery

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer