World Bank officials to make field trip to Bandhan Financial Services

Abhishek Law Kolkata | Updated on July 02, 2014

Onno Ruhl, Country Director, World Bank, along with other senior officials of the organisation will visit the Kolkata-based Bandhan Financial Services Pvt Ltd on July 10.

Bandhan, a micro​-finance company, was recently given banking licences by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Ruhl along with other officials are expected to take an early morning field trip to South 24 Parganas to witness the micro​-finance and development activities of Bandhan.

Apart from interacting with women borrowers, the World Bank officials might visit some of the projects or enterprises set-up by the borrowers.

They will also visit one of Bandhan’s non-formal primary schools as part of observing the company’s education programme.

Later in the day, they will also meet other senior officials of Bandhan.

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Published on July 02, 2014
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