Financial Inclusion is a powerful accelerator of economic progress that helps in combating extreme poverty and aids in bringing equality to the marginalized sections of society.
A startling two and half billion adults worldwide are ‘unbanked’ and to address this issue, The World Bank has put forward a vision for achieving universal financial access by 2020. More than 50 countries worldwide, including India, have made ambitious commitments to financial inclusion targets.
Recognizing the need and to support this cause, ACCESS has been organizing “The Inclusive Finance Summit” since 2004.
Inclusive Finance India Summit is a global platform to deliberate on issues related to Financial Inclusion, Financial Education and Financial Stability to build a Financial Inclusion Vision 2020.
Over the last twelve years, the Summit has become an important platform for key stakeholders in the financial services and banking sector for deliberating on national level policy issues related to delivery of financial services to low-income unbanked households.
The Summit is amongst the largest conglomeration of financial inclusion eco-system globally attracting over 1000 delegates from both within and outside the country.
At the Summit, The two prominent sector level reports: Inclusive Finance India Report and Responsible Finance India Report are released at the Summit, which provide an insightful analysis and an honest critique of the financial inclusion progress during the course of the year.
A host of associated events during the Summit are organized through policy retreats, issue specific workshops, roundtables and a Knowledge Fair which provides a platform to showcase a range of products, services and publications offered by various stakeholders
With over 15 carefully selected thought provoking sessions / tracks and a host of side events, The 13th Inclusive Finance India Summit is slated to convene on 5th and 6th December, 2016 to deliberate, discuss and provide direction to changing eco-system of Financial Inclusion.