Reserve Bank of India revisits ‘Small and Local’

The Reserve Bank of India has published on its website, a discussion paper on Banking Structure in India – The Way Forward which covers the following aspects:

The century of the city – “Urbanized”

Gary Hustwit’s documentary film, Urbanized (2011), presents an optimistic overture about the future of cities, but is not unchecked with caution.

Structured finance for small business loans in India

The fast emerging small business loan (SBL) segment caters to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs which typically find it difficult to access funds through traditional…

The Urban Organism – Cities as living beings

For the first time in the history of the world, more than half of the world’s population live in urban areas. In the next 13 years, a billion people…