Research Blogs

Beyond Financial Inclusion: The Future of Microfinance in India

Indian government’s recent financial budget for the fiscal year 2023-24 had numerous implications for various sectors, including microfinance. Microfinance has been a significant contributor to.... Read More

  • By Mr. Anirban Pal & Dr. P. K. Singh; ARF group Members
  • March 5, 2024
A Snapshot of the Rural Infrastructure Development Funds (RIDFs) in India- The Way Forward

The inter-connection of infrastructure with economic growth paves the way to focus on creation of rural and urban infrastructure for the overall development.... Read More

  • By Mr. Saugat Das & Dr. P. K. Singh; ARF group Members
  • April 9, 2023
Green Bonds- A new armour in the kitty for India’s agricultural investment needs

The agricultural sector plays a unique role in developing the Indian economy due to its involvement in alleviating poverty and the potential.... Read More

  • By Mr. S. Das & Dr. P.K. Singh; ARF group Members
  • December 10, 2021

Agriculture and Rural Finance Lab


The Agriculture and Rural Finance Lab promote high-end research in rural development. We provide resource management and financial solutions to rural clients through active sharing of knowledge and collaboration. Our lab comprises of faculty members, researchers and scholars from Center for Rural Development and Innovative Sustainable Technology
in association with Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur.

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