To highlight the magnitude of challenges and opportunities boosting the government’s ambitious financial inclusion drive, VCCircle Financial Services Investment Summit will host a special panel on ‘Identifying innovative solutions for achieving greater financial inclusion’ on August 20 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
The session, moderated by Pramod Ahuja, Tata Capital Growth Fund, will feature Samit Ghosh, Ujjivan Financial Services; Ajay Desai, Chief Financial Inclusion Officer, YES Bank and Raj Ahuja, FINO PayTech who will discuss issues related to financial inclusion, including effectiveness of special category banks such as payment banks, wholesale banks and small banks in extending financial services to the unbanked population; viability of the businesses; the opportunities for micro finance institutions that have set up their base in the distant corners of the country; other innovative financial delivery approaches to serve the disadvantaged; choice of technology to be used for disbursement of payments; the payment model coming out to be the right for serving the low income group, among others.
Besides, the summit will feature a keynote talk by Leo Puri, MD,UTI Asset Management and a special address on ‘Entrepreneurship in Indian Financial Services - A First-hand Experience’ by V Vaidyanathan, CMD, Capital First Ltd.
The day-long summit will touch upon a variety of topics that are hugely relevant to the Indian financial ecosystem, such as:
- Opportunities driving entrepreneurship in the Indian financialservices industry
- Associated risk & mitigation strategies, NPA resolution and reassessing the role of data & information in disciplining financial services space
- Sector-focused panel discussions on: Banks, NBFCs, housing finance, infrastructure financing services, insurance businesses and exchanges & brokerages
The summit offers an excellent platform for top and leading CEOs from financial services space, private equity investors, M&A experts, bankers, legal experts and regulators engaged in changing dynamics, creating opportunities and transforming the Indian financial services domain.