AMFI-WB to organize “3rd Eastern India Microfinance Summit 2018”

4 Jan 2018

Association of Microfinance Institutions – West Bengal (AMFI-WB) is all set to organize the “3rd Eastern India Microfinance Summit 2018” on 18th January, 2018 in Kolkata.
Ajit Maity (Chairperson, AMFI-WB and Chairman, VFSPL), Chandra Shekhar Ghosh (Former Secretary, AMFI-WB and MD, Bandhan Bank), Pranab Rakshit (Vice-Chairperson, AMFI-WB and MD, Sarla Development Microfinance Pvt Ltd.), Kuldip Maity (Founder Trustee, AMFI-WB and MD & CEO, Village Financial Services Pvt. Ltd), Kartick Biswas, Secretary, AMFI-WB and MD, Uttrayan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd and other speakers and panelists from RBI, SIDBI, NABARD, Mudra Bank, top officials of SBI, IDBI, UCO, Bandhan Bank Ltd, Allahabad Bank,  UBI, Union Bank of India, Yes Bank, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, Canara Bank, Axis Bank, Corporation Bank will be present as key speakers.
Ajit Maity, Chairperson, AMFI-WB said, “Given the recent disruptions in the environment and regulatory reforms, it is necessary to bring micro-lenders, bankers, policy-makers, allied financial service providers and researchers together in a common forum to discuss and understand the challenges and opportunities of the Microfinance sector and also the responsibilities of each stakeholder. AMFI-WB is organizing Eastern India Micro Finance Summit 2018 for the third time. MFIs will need to integrate the available digital enablers to improve transparency and reduce cost of operations. Further, there is a need to slowly but surely shift towards non-cash modes of business”. (EOIC)