India, ‘So, what exactly is the need of an all-woman bank?’

Budget 2013: Nirbhaya Fund? Not what the Indian woman needs "Seeking to dispel the dark shadows of anti-government sentiment in the aftermath of the Nirbhaya incident, the government sought to woo women by stepping up allocations to Rs 8,500 crore for women-specific schemes and announcing a slew of measures including an all-women bank and a Rs 1,000 crore fund for empowerment initiatives. In a step towards financial inclusion, the finance minister announced the country's first women's … [Read more...]

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