Friday, April 13, 2012

20 April 2012: Rural Cooperative Banking System in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa: Insights from an Impact Evaluation of the Vaidyanathan Committee Task Force Recommendations

Xavier Gine and Tara Vishwanath
World Bank

In recent years, primary agricultural credit societies
(PACS) have been subject to a massive recapitalization under the
Vaidyanathan Committee Task Force recommendations and the loan waiver
of 2008. As a result, they may end up playing a larger role in the
provision of financial services for the poor. Using survey data
collected in 2007 and 2009 from six districts in Andhra Pradesh and
Orissa, this paper assesses the performance of 140 primary
agricultural credit cooperatives on management practices, personnel,
client performance and growth.

Date: April 20, 2012
Time: 12:30 P.M.

Second Floor Conference Room
The World Bank,
70 Lodi Estate,
New Delhi-110003(INDIA)


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