MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Launches India Microfinance Platform

The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), a state-owned bank, with the help of the World Bank, a US-based international development institution, and implemented by the US-based nonprofit Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX), has launched the India Microfinance Platform, a web-based portal that will provide information on all the microfinance organizations in India.

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Germany’s Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW) Loans $130m to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for Micro-, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (MSME)

Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW), a German development bank, recently loaned a total of EUR 100 million (USD 130 million) to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), a state-owned bank, for on-lending to micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in India.