ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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RBI Report on Financial Inclusion: A Review

It is debatable if the report of the Reserve Bank of India’s committee on comprehensive fi nancial services – the Nachiket Mor Committee – offers practical solutions for extending banking services to the poorer sections of society and small businesses. The committee’s recommendations are largely conceptual, and some of them could even have serious negative consequences. It is to be hoped that the RBI will examine all the recommendations in depth before implementing them.

Brazil's External Policy

The Brazilian government's record in the realm of international relations has been remarkable, whether that of leading the south American countries in withstanding pressures from the US to sign into the Free Trade Area of the Americas, or requiring reciprocal fingerprinting and photographing for US citizens entering Brazil and imposing penalties on those brazen visitors who tried to challenge it.

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