Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation

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Overview

  • Author :A. Rajmani Singha
  • Year of Publication :2015
  • ISBN: :9789351251392
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XXIV, 280
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Community Development, Economics, Management, NGOs, Rural Development, Sociology, Sustainable Development


About the Book :

Microfinance is widely practicing all over the world spreading into five different continents and different countries. Asia is top in the list among the continents for facilitating microfinance to poor. India and Bangladesh are the two significant countries in terms of microfinance. India is one of the most potential for microfinance industry and it has been considering as one of the most effective tool for alleviating poverty in one side and mitigating several social and economic problems of rural mass. Despite of concerted efforts undertaken by the Government of India over the last few decades, still there is a huge gap to bridge between target and achievement. The present volume discusses the rationale behind the significance of microfinance for those people who are engaged with micro entrepreneurial activities. It is also highlight on the various issues of microfinance with the help of statistical tools and techniques to derive the basic outcome of the study. No doubt, the book would certainly make an eye opener for NGOs, academician, researchers, and policy-makers.


About Author :

Rajmani Singha M.Com. (Gold Medalist) and Ph.D. from Manipur University is currently working as Associate Professor of Finance and Accounting in the Department of Commerce, Manipur University. Before joining to the present position he has worked three years in She rubtse College in Royal Government of Bhutan (which was affiliated to University of Delhi) as Lecturer. He has published two books and 42 research papers in national and international repute in his credit. In the last one and half decade, he has been attending and participating 40 national and 10 international seminar and conferences as paper presenter and also actively participating as discussant and rapporteur. His area of interest is Finance (Microfinance, Financial Management and Security Analysis and Portfolio Management), Accounting, Management and Marketing. He was the founder President of the Association of Commerce Alumni (ACA) Department of Commerce, Manipur University and also the founder President of Manipur University Alumni Association (MUAA). He has been consultant to several Microfinance Institutions and Non-Governmental Organizations of the State in particular and region in general. At present he is coordinating NSS Units working in different colleges under Manipur University as Programme Coordinator, NSS Cell. He has organized several programmes related to NSS like National Integration Camp, Training of Trainers on Life Skills Education, Capacity Building on Employability, Financial Management and Accounting practices for Micro and Small enterprises, etc.