ODE Updates: Volume XIII

| 1 February 2023

In this opinion piece for The Print, Rajesh Bansal, Chief Executive Officer at Reserve Bank Innovation Hub highlights the need for a ‘who to pay’ database especially for welfare delivery in times of crisis.


In this article for Financial Express, Arvind Agarwal, Co-Founder C4D Partners highlights how the Reserve Bank of India is promoting financial inclusion in India by leveraging the strengths of upcoming FinTech companies.


In this blog post for Observer Research Foundation, Vaishnavi Chandrashekar highlights some of the key impediments to financial inclusion – including that of a persistent gender and urban-rural divide.


In this edition of The ConversationRoopa Kudva, Managing Partner, Omidyar Network India speaks to Sucharita Mukherjee, Co-founder & CEO, Kaleidofin on her approach to building an inclusive FinTech platform.


In this opinion piece for The Mint, Deepro Guha and Aishwarya Viswanathan from The Quantum Hub highlight that UPI’s rise is not without its risks, and that questions around competition and cost of operation will be critical in ensuring its sustainability for years to come.