Highlighting on more topical themes, this year's report begins with an overview of the microfinance sector, which faced significant problems during 2010-11. It then evaluates the performances of the SHG and MFI models and discusses thematic issues such as social performance management and financial inclusion in detail. The Andhra Pradesh events have been covered in depth in an exclusive chapter. The newly launched National Rural Livelihoods Mission has been critically examined for the first time in this year's report.
As the best reference book on the annual trends and progress of the Indian microfinance sector, this report is a must for every microfinance practitioner.
|Overview: Despair to Hope|
|Self-Help Group Bank Linkage Programme: Early Signs of a New Thrust|
|Micro-Finance Institutions: Slow Recovery from a Disaster|
|Andhra Pradesh: Dream Turns Nightmare|
|Investment Climate: Fairweather Partners|
|Social Performance Management: Beyond Responsible Finance and Customer Protection|
|Policy Environment and the Regulation: Hard Times Ahead|
|National Rural Livelihoods Mission: Will It Go beyond Finance?|
|Financial Inclusion: March of the Banks|
|Global Trends in Micro-Finance|
|Future: Beginning Again?|