29th August 2012, Mumbai: Dainik Bhaskar brought forth its first instalment of Financial Inclusion 2012, in line with the Indian Government’s focus on inclusive growth on August 29th at Le Meridien, New Delhi.
Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low income segments of society. ‘Dainik Bhaskar Financial Inclusion Conclave 2012’ is aimed at bringing together the various stakeholders such as policy makers, financial stalwarts, financial institutions, banking and non-banking organisations, IT & technology providers, and social activists to find ways and means of strengthening the country`s financial inclusion process and achieve the dream of ‘Reaching out to the Unreached’. The conclave covered a vast array of topics including Profitable Banking in Financial Inclusion, Celebrating Rural Entrepreneurship and Business Opportunities and Financial Literacy for Investor protection thereby being relevant to the banks, investors as well as those deprived of the financial facilities
The event was inaugurated by Shri. V. Sathyakumar, Excutive Director (Micro Insurance), LIC of India and valedictory address by Shri. Sachin Pilot, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications and IT. The event also had eminent speakers like Shri. R. Rameshan, MD & CEO, NCDEX; Dr C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister amongst many others.
Elaborating on the rational of the Conclave, Jaideep Dhagat, Senior General Manager and Business Head, National Government Vertical, Dainik Bhaskar Group, said, “Dainik Bhaskar does believe that progress should include every Indian! Our vision to be the largest and the most admired media brand enabling socio-economic change gels well with the primary objective of Financial Inclusion Dainik Bhaskar Group has that core strength to bring on a common platform all the stake holders like RBI, NABARD, Public & Private sector Banks and Financial Institutions, Regulators, Policy Makers, Technology Service Providers, Insurance sector & Micro Finance institutions and others to REACH THE UNREACHED and tackle grass root level problems of Financial Inclusion in India.”
This initiative is also supported by leading stakeholders in the financial sector and LIC is the title sponsor of the Conclave.
The Financial Inclusion Conclave will enjoy promotional advertising and editorial coverage across Dainik Bhaskar Group’s print publications, digital platforms, India Core platforms. The Conclave will also be deferred telecast on ABP News.