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MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Minimum Standards Proposed for Microfinance Institutions' Management Information Systems in India


An opinion piece by Rural Finance Practitioner Ramesh S Arunachalam that was recently published in Indian personal finance magazine Moneylife highlights the importance of management information systems (MIS) to microfinance institutions (MFIs) and calls for the establishment of minimum MIS standards as a prerequisite for MFI accreditation in India.

Mr Arunachalam argues that it is essential for various microfinance stakeholders, including the Reserve Bank of India, to look into the current MIS landscape, in order to identify the most basic MIS requirements. Suggested areas of research include MFIs' level of automation, data accuracy and...

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