CIBIL – The Key to Indian Financial Sector

CIBIL Indian Financial SectorCIBIL is probably one of the less-appreciated success stories of India’s financial sector evolution. It is today, probably the back-bone of the relatively high-quality and disciplined retail credit build out in India.

CIBIL has over 350 Mn accounts and adding 4 million new accounts every month – of which 30% are new accounts. Almost all key financial sector participants are contributing and using data from CIBIL. It gained momentum and customer acceptance

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Credit Bureaus Lobby for Mobile / Utility Bill Payment Records

Mobile Bill Pay India - CIBILLeading Credit bureaus in India – CIBIL, Experian and Equifax have started lobbying with the government for to get access to consumers Mobile Bill Payment records. The companies have initiated talks with TRAI which currently prohibits sharing of consumer data with any of the credit bureaus in India.

Telecom Operators are Un-willing to share the information with the Bureaus unless the Government mandates. Separately, CIBIL the company which tracks your creditworthiness is also in talks with various Utility Companies (Electricity Suppliers where Consumers Pay Monthly Bills) as these records will

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