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AMFI-WB to host 7th Eastern India Micro-Fin Summit 2023

Kolkata:  The Association of Microfinance Institutions – West Bengal (AMFI-WB) will be organizing the 7th Edition of Eastern India Microfina...

Kolkata: The Association of Microfinance Institutions – West Bengal (AMFI-WB) will be organizing the 7th Edition of Eastern India Microfinance Summit 2023 in Association with PwC, MFIN & Sa-Dhan. This year the theme of the Summit is “The Next Gen Microfinance - Role of Digital Technology in the evolving roadmap of Microfinance”. The 7th Eastern India Microfinance Summit 2023 will be held on 13th January 2023 at The Lalit Hotel, Kolkata.

A team consisting of Dr. Alok Misra, CEO & Director, MFIN, along with Pranab Rakshit, MD, Sarala Development Microfinance Pvt. Ltd., and Ganesh Chandra Modak, MD, Grameen Shakti Microfinance Services Pvt. Ltd. briefed the media about the summit at a press meet held at Kolkata Press Club on 3rd January.

The 7th Eastern Indian Microfinance Summit is being organized to re-evaluate the strategic roadmap necessary for the microfinance industry to build products taking advantage of digital tools and technologies to serve their clients in a robust and client-friendly manner. The recent RBI-released guidelines for the microfinance industry have unleashed the competitive forces in the industry pinning greater responsibility on Boards of individual companies and SRO and the sector is well placed to take advantage of these regulations in reaching out to the vast underserved and unserved market The Next Gen Microfinance Summit will facilitate the discussion of various trends and scenarios in the microfinance industry with special reference to West Bengal and the Northeast region; addressing the challenges and possible solutions to overcome them.

This year’s session is expected to be attended by the MFI practitioners, regulators, crores, and funders. The summit aims to bring together national and global community of stakeholders, particularly lenders and Investors, to discuss current and future aspects of financial inclusion, and how digital aspects can be integrated in a client-friendly manner.

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