Indicus Centre for Financial Inclusion


Workshop on Bridging the Last Mile in Financial Inclusion

“Bridging the Last Mile in Financial Inclusion – Regulatory and Industry Challenges”

A Roundtable organized by Indicus Centre for Financial Inclusion

Date: 3rd May, 2013

Venue: Hotel Lalit, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi

Moderator: Dr. Subir Gokarn, Ex-Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Tentative Schedule

9.00-9.30 am

Morning Tea/Coffee

9.30-11.00 am

Interactive Session I


A.  Last Mile Challenges in banking the unbanked - Appropriate Regulatory Framework; Roles and Responsibilities of Banks, BCs, Telcos, Gateways


B. Deploying Technology for Financial Inclusion – Covering issues related to Authentication and G2P/ DBT schemes, Payment Gateways, Access and Transaction Platforms- USSD, IVR, others



11.00am-11.15 am

Tea/Coffee Break

11.15am-1.00 pm

Interactive Session II

A. Industry Challenges and Concerns: Views from all stakeholders on an enabling regulatory and commercial environment


B. Moving Forward: Takeaways for achieving rapid expansion of financial inclusion


1.00 pm



For details, contact:

Swati Gupta


office:+91 11 42512400