Deepening Financial Inclusion – Evidence from Two States.

Deepening Financial Inclusion – Evidence from Two States – A SEWA-UNDP Initiative

SEWA conducted this study that largely covers the current status of financial literacy and financial inclusion in two states namely, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. The study was focused on three aspects of financial inclusion that could lead to financial deepening viz. existing structures and level of financial literacy bringing out the need and necessity for it; existing level of financial or banking inclusion including usage of banking and other regulated products at an optimal cost and; use and understanding of different financial products profile including SCRIPT (Savings, Credit, Remittances, Insurance, Pensions and Transfers).

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