According to the bank document, the project aims to foster increased use of digital financial services by informal sector women in low-income households in selected States. The project will reach at least 500,000 women from low income and marginalized households in six states namely Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Meghalaya, Assam and Gujarat. The project will enhance financial literacy and proficiency in using mobile technology among target groups, and catalyze adoption of digital financial services so that these households can access formal financial instruments for improved livelihoods."
Japan Social Development Fund US$ 2.73 million
Varsha Marathe Dayal
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