2nd edition of Odisha Financial Inclusion Conclave inaugurated

Bhubaneswar: The 2nd edition of Odisha Financial Inclusion Conclave organized by Odisha State Association of Financial Inclusion Institutions (OSAFII) was inaugurated by MSME Minister Prafulla Samal here on Friday.

“All key stakeholders should join their hands to provide affordable financial services to the underserved”, said Samal.

He communicated about different schemes implemented by Odisha government for upliftment of rural women to support their family.

He also appreciated the contribution of OSAFII members for providing financial services in the remote regions.

The main purpose of the program is to promote and strengthen the effective co-ordination and synergy among all stakeholders for expanding financial inclusion collectively in the state of Odisha. The conclave focuses on the full diversity of issues and challenges that impede and advance the financial inclusion initiatives in the state.

Rishi Dwivedi, GM, SIDBI congratulate OSAFII for organizing the 2nd Odisha State Financial Inclusion Conclave. He elaborated about the initiatives adopted by SIDBI to empower women entrepreneurs.

Dibyajyoti Pattnaik, President OSAFII said, “Access to credit enables businesses to expand, creating jobs and reducing inequality”.