UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

Country visit to India on

A Meeting of Minds Over Financial Inclusion in India

The UNSGSA met with the newly appointed minister of finance, the governor and leaders of the Reserve Bank of India, non-bank financial services providers, members of the Indian Banks Association, and other stakeholders. She commended the important work India has done and encouraged going “the last mile” to reach those in remote areas.  She also emphasized the importance of financial literacy. The UNSGSA visited the Sarvajal Water ATM project, where she spoke informally with clients.