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‘Success of Centre’s move depends on how many notes return to the banks’

 IIMB professor R. Vaidyanathan who favoured the idea of doing away with thenow-demonetised high-denomination notes says there is more to be done   Years after he batted for the idea of doing away with the now-demonetised high-denomination notes, R. Vaidyanathan, professor of Finance and Control at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, says there […]

‘MUDRA’ bank is the real game changer, says Vaidyanathan New Delhi, April 8: R Vaidyanathan, a renowned professor of finance and control at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B) says that the Micro Units Development Refinance Agency (MUDRA) bank launched today is the real game changer and may increase the GDP by one to two per cent. He is also of the […]

MUDRA would integrate last-mile lenders into financial system, says the man behind the idea In conversation with Prof R Vaidyanathan, the man behind the idea of MUDRA bank. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Micro Units Development Refinance Agency or the MUDRA bank on Wednesday for small businesses. The MUDRA bank, set up with an initial corpus of Rs. 20, 000 crore, will focus on 5.75 crore small […]

‘Mudra Bank will change the way India is functioning’

  In this more than an hour-long chat with Shobha Warrier/ at IIM-B, Vaidyanathan talks about black money, Mudra Bank and Jaitley’s Budget.     Are you happy with Budget 2015? As a finance professor, I never give too much importance to budgets. Do you feel there is too much hype on budget presentation in […]