FIIB Delhi organises Microfinance research workshop
The Fortune Institute of International Business (FIIB), New Delhi, in partnership with Banque Populaire Chair in Microfinance of the Burgundy School of Business, Dijon, France, Sa-Dhan, New Delhi and Sahulat Microfinance Society, New Delhi organized the First Annual International Microfinance Research Workshop on July 15 and 16, 2016 at Delhi.
The annual workshop titled as ‘The Participation for Harmonious Development’ (PHD), was aimed to bring together microfinance and related possible initiatives together. Representatives from Switzerland, Brazil, France, Bangladesh, Mozambique and the host country India, participated in the workshop. The theme for this year focused on the distinct areas of Crowdfunding and Cooperatives.
The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. Arvind Ashta, Professor, Burgundy School of Business, France, Dr. P Satish, Executive Director, Sa-Dhan, Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha, Director Fortune Institute of International Business and Mr. Arshad Ajmal, Vice President, Sahulat Microfinance Society, in the presence of an august gathering.
A book edited by Dr. Amiya Kumar Mohapatra of FIIB ‘Microfinance and Financial Inclusion’ was also released by the dignitaries in the workshop. Prof. Arvind Ashta while presenting his paper discussed on theory building in the area of social entrepreneurship. Dr. P Satish presented his research work on how self-help groups can contribute to the agenda of financial inclusion.
Mr. Mohammad Manjur Mahmud and Mr. Sheikh Mohammad Ismail from DataSoft Systems, Bangladesh shared their work titled ‘loan overdue classification based on gender and effectiveness of loan loss provision’. A paper on ‘testing the feasibility of interest-free microfinance for the financially excluded section’ was also presented which was co-authored by Dr. Najmul Hoda from Umm Al-Qura University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Mr. Arshad Ajmal, Mr. Azim Hussain and Mr. Fasih Ahmad from Sahulat Microfinance Society.
Prof. Tushar Sankar Banerjee discussed a case study on Wood Artisans of West Bengal, to which, the participants deliberated on how financial situation of poorest of the poor people can be improved using microfinance. Ms. Paula Roberta Callado from Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil shared her research work on the problem of credit rationing and the crowdfunding and discussed the formal microcredit system in Brazil. Mr. Rantej Singh from MF Strategy, Switzerland shared his experience of launching innovative digital models for financial inclusion in agrarian communities. Dr. Amiya K Mohapatra, Dr. Asheesh Pandey, and Prof. Utkarsh presented a paper on corporate governance issues and challenges in the microfinance sector in India.
The workshop came to an end with concluding remarks from Prof. Arvind Ashta and the delivery of the vote of thanks by Dr. Amiya K Mohapatra.
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