Inclusive Finance India Summit 2016

Inclusive Finance India Summit – A global platform to deliberate on issues related to Financial Inclusion, Financial Education and Financial Stability, and build a Financial Inclusion Vision 2020 Financial inclusion can be a powerful accelerator of economic progress, and can help achieve the goals of eliminating extreme poverty and building shared prosperity. Financial Inclusion is a powerful accelerator of economic progress that helps in combating extreme poverty and aids in bringing equality to the marginalized sections of society. Financial inclusion enables poor people to save and to borrow - allowing them to build their assets, to invest in education and livelihoods opportunities, and thus to improve their quality of life. Inclusive finance especially benefits disadvantaged groups such as women, youth, and rural communities. For all these reasons financial inclusion has gained prominence in recent years, across the world, in many countries as a policy objective to improve the lives of the poor. A startling two and half billion adults worldwide are ‘unbanked’ and to address this issue, The World Bank has put forward a vision for achieving universal financial access by 2020. More than 50 countries worldwide, including India, have made ambitious commitments to financial inclusion targets.

Recognizing the need and to support this cause, ACCESS has been organizing “The Inclusive Finance Summit” since 2004.

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