About the Summit

Given the recent disruptions in the environment and regulatory reforms, it is necessary to bring micro-lenders, bankers, policy-makers, allied financial service providers and researchers together with a common forum. To this end, the Associate of Micro Finance Institutions – West Bengal, along with its member MFIs and knowledge partner KPMG – is hosting its 3rd Eastern India Microfinance Summit 2018 titled, “Microfinance: The crucial link in inclusiveness”on November 18th at the Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata. The objective and purpose of the summit is to actively engage key stakeholders in discussions relevant to current and future aspects of financial inclusion.

The Aims and Objectives

India has perhaps the most exciting and dynamic microinsurance sector in the world. The aim of this Summit is to provide an overview of existing knowledge on the demand and supply of microinsurance in India, as a basis for reducing the vulnerability of poor and low-income people while developing new market opportunities.

Who Should Attend:

  • Heads and executives from MFIs and BC Organizations
  • Heads and executives from state and national level MF industry associations/ networks/SROs.
  • Managers and executives from the RBI (Expected)
  • General Managers, CGM, ED, MD from as many as 25 commercial and nationalized banks and financial institutions.
  • Heads and executives from insurance companies
  • Heads of rating institutions, software companies, consultancy firms


The Lalit Great Eastern

1, 2, 3, Old Court House Street,
Dalhousie Square, Kolkata,
West Bengal 700069
Phone: 033 4444 7777

Maps & Direction


January 18, 2018


Mr. Asit Kumar Mitra , Mr. Sib Sankar Sutradhar & Mr. Pabitra Kumar Sarkar

Reg. Office: EC – 76, Sector – I, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata–700064, West Bengal
Corporate Office: AC-128, Sector–I,
Salt Lake City, Kolkata–700064,
West Bengal India.
Phone: +91 33 46003921,
Mobile: +91 9007508415, +91 9432421252 , +91 9647517705 , +91 7980244417
E-mail: wb.amfi@gmail.com
Website: www.amfi-wb.org.

About Organisors

The Association of Micro Finance Institutions - West Bengal (AMFI - WB) visit site : http://amfi-wb.org

The Association of Micro Finance Institutions - West Bengal (AMFI - WB) is an institution which endeavors to promote and develop microfinance in the State. With a membership of 29 Micro Finance Institutions, AMFI – WB currently caters to around 48 lakh poor women by providing them with financial services, especially micro credit. AMFI – WB regularly conducts stakeholder meets at the district level, management development programs for its members, microfinance industry-related seminars & workshops, and member meetings on matters of mutual interest.


KPMG visit site : https://home.kpmg.com/xx/en/home.html

KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).Seated in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 189,000 people and has three lines of services: financial audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups.

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Group of Advisors

Mr. Ajit Kumar Maity Chairperson, AMFI-WB and Chairman, VFSPL
Mr. Chandra Shekhar Ghosh Former Secretary, AMFI-WB and MD, Bandhan Bank
Mr. Pranab Rakshit Secretary, AMFI-WB and MD, Sarala Development and Microfinance Pvt. Ltd.
Mr.Manoj Nambiar MD, Arohan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Vibash Chandra Board Member, AMFI-WB and RBM, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd.
Mr. Tamal Bandopadhyay Senior Consulting Editor, MINT & Adviser, Bandhan Bank
Mr. Kuldip Maity Board Member, AMFI-WB and MD, VFSPL
Mr. Kartick Biswas Treasurer, AMFI-WB and MD, Uttrayan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Abhiroop Chatterjee Board Member, AMFI-WB and CO, Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd.
Mr. Anjan Dasgupta Member, AMFI-WB and MD, ASA International India Microfinance Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Biswajit Das Board Member, AMFI-WB and CEO, BJS
Mr. Jayanta Majumder Member, AMFI-WB and MD, Jagaran Micro Finance

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