An expert committee report: Harnessing the India Post network for financial inclusion has been released. This is a joint effort between Department of Post, Department of Financial Services, Department of Economic Affairs and Invest India Economic Foundation. It has some interesting new ideas on the unique role of post offices in financial inclusion, and the way to best harness these strengths while retaining a useful sense of the public/private divide.
- Souvik Sanyal in the Economic Times, 29 July 2010.
- Stamps, savings, microloans and more, on the IFMR blog, 10 August 2010.
- Post offices can bring in financial inclusion, by Sanjeev Kumar Patro in the Indian Express, 3 August 2010.
- Irda’s plan to sell insurance products through post offices hits roadblock by Remya Nair and Surabhi Agarwal, in Mint, 28 February 2011.