SRO – Sa-Dhan

Self-Regulatory Organisation (SRO)

Self – Regulatory Organisation (SRO) – Monitoring the Industry, Implementing Best Practices

Sa-Dhan has been recognised by the RBI as a Self – Regulatory Organisation (SRO) for the microfinance sector in the year 2015 to administer industry regulations, tools and performance standards for effective monitoring of MFIs, their compliance with regulations and Code of Conduct in the best interest of clients. As an SRO, Sa-Dhan has been at the forefront to formulate and administer industry regulations, tools and performance standards for effective monitoring of MFIs, their compliance with regulations and Code of Conduct in the best interest of clients. Sa-Dhan is committed to develop the Indian microfinance sector on professional, healthy and ethical lines. As an SRO Sa-Dhan regularly makes Field Assessment Visits, has developed a Self-Assessment and Monitoring Tool, Analyses risk at Institutional level, regularly conducts in-depth study on status of microfinance at the district level, created Credit Assessment Framework.

Compliance Officer: Mr Somesh Dayal

The Compliance officer is responsible for ensuring that all SRO processes and procedures comply with the standards and regulations and liaising with RBI.

Grievance Redressal Officer (GRO): Mr Ardhendu Nandi

In case of any complaints /grievances are not resolved satisfactorily or responded to by the MFIs, the client may escalate to GRO to get it resolved.

The SRO function is governed by two committees. The committees provide direction and guidance to the SRO team to carry out the SRO function effectively.

  • Enforcement Committee
  • Grievance Redressal Committee

SRO Activities

SRO Committee Members
Name Credentials
Mr. U S Paliwal Ex. ED, RBI
Mr. S K Mitra Ex. ED, NABARD
Mr. Suresh Krishna Ex. MD, Credit Access Grameen Ltd.
Mr. Mukul Jaiswal MD, Cashpor Microcredit
Mr. Surendra Srivastav Ex. GM, SIDBI & Ex. COO, MUDRA
Mr. Jagadananda Ex. Information Commissioner, Odisha, Member Secretary, CYSD
Mr. N Srinivasan Sector Expert
Ms. K.C. Ranjini Founder & Chairperson, MI India Development Trust

Registration

Early-bird Registration will start on 11th August 2023. This will ensure your confirmed participation.  All delegates will be provided a digital pass to attend the conference. The registration form can also be downloaded from the Sa-Dhan website. There is also a provision for spot registration at the conference venue.

Registration Fee Covers
  • Admission to the Conference Sessions
  • Lunch and refreshments during the Conference
  • Networking Platform
  • Conference Kit
  • Complimentary Copy of Bharat Microfinance Report – 2023
Registration fees can be paid through Demand Draft / Online Payment. International payments can only be made through wire transfer.
Please be noted that the fee doesn’t cover accommodation.
REFUND POLICY: Requests received in writing before 15th October 2023 will be considered for cancellation. A 10% handling charge would be deducted from the registration fee and the balance refunded by cheque. No amount will be refunded after. The registration form with the payment details should be sent to conference@sa-dhan.org