Vision, Mission & Objectives



Towards establishing a poverty free and inclusive world, InM sees itself as a frontline centre of excellence in research, training, education, knowledge management and networking.



The InM undertakes capacity building and knowledge generating activities for the financial (including microfinance) sector, organizes training and academic programmes for human development, conducts research and undertakes dissemination of new knowledge and technology, and implements networking and other activities for the benefit of the sector. The aim is to emerge as a knowledge centre in inclusive finance, poverty, enterprise development, and other key areas. InM works at both national and international levels through building networks with financial institutions, development practitioners, academicians and researchers for collaboration and exchange of ideas and experiences.
















Conduct research on inclusive finance and development along with their interactionswith the real economy, poverty, inequality, vulnerability and other socioeconomic and cultural dimensions.

Initiate, undertake and promote research and action research activities directed towards the expansion, integration and consolidation of different components of the financial sector to deepen the linkages between the real and financial sectors.

Undertake joint collaborative activities with national and international agencies, research and professional institutions and universities covering livelihood promotion, environment and climate change, inclusive finance and priority  development issues.

Use research results and lessons of national and cross-country experiences and prepare research/policy notes and reports to help policymakers  and practitioners of the financial sector and assist in setting standards, preparing best-practice norms, formulating policy documents and   preparing guidelines.

Develop and undertake training and capacity development programmes for appropriate finance and microfinance professionals and practitioners from home and abroad.

Maintain information warehouse and develop database using primary surveys and secondary sources on national and global microfinance and financial sector issues
including financial inclusion.

Provide certificates, diplomas and post-graduate degrees in partnership with formal institutions to meet the needs of qualified and  professionally trained people in the
financial sector especially through blending theoretical knowledge with practical training to equip   them to face the challenges of dominant transformations of the financial sector.

Work towards building InM as a dynamic, forward looking and a self- sustaining institution in the arena of knowledge management and capacity building of the financial sector.