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BS SFB round table: 'We have gone through 2 major crises since the birth'

The pandemic's lingering effects were a test for small finance banks

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BS SFB round table: ‘We have gone through 2 major crises since the birth’
SFBs bring certain unique characteristics to their approach to banking

The pandemic’s lingering effects were a test for (SFBs). Some of the most important players came together at the Business Standard BFSI Insight Summit in October 2021, to talk about how they continue to navigate this unprecedented crisis. Those who took part were: Jana Small Finance Bank Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ajay Kanwal; Suryoday Small Finance Bank MD & CEO R Baskar Babu; Fincare Small Finance Bank MD & CEO Rajeev Yadav; Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Director Samit Kumar Ghosh; Equitas Small Finance Bank MD & CEO PN Vasudevan; and Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) CEO Alok Misra. They talked about challenges for the industry, and the enduring opportunities for it in the wake of Covid-19. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Thu, March 17 2022. 06:42 IST