A Branch Far, Far Away: The Challenges of Banking Rural India

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How hard is banking in rural India? Radha, age 75, travels for miles and struggles every month just to receive her widow’s pension. Video/Photo: Paolo Bosonin/The Wall Street Journal Subscribe…

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Prashant Kishor says:

Thanks WSJ for coming with the harsh reality. Hopefully, the government
will come out of delusion very soon. We need extra efforts to implement
banking at doorsteps.

AssociatedTechnology says:

What is the song and specific genre of the song at the end?

Tathagatb Banerjee says:

Getting in the culture of mobile in this places will still take time. If
there was a way to gt this same process driven mentioned account numbers
from this to this will get payments in the first week, this may help the
number of excess queries they receive. Also while issuing an ATM card it
would be wise to send a mobile unit/ team to ensure complete transaction is
done as most of them might not have a permanent residential address.

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