At Jana Small Finance Bank, we strive to ensure the integration of our principles, values and vision, and to enrich the lives of our customers. These accolades are an affirmation of our success in this endeavour.


Janalakshmi Financial Services, India’s largest Microfinance Company was recognised among India’s Distinctive Goodwill Brands 2017. Goodwill Brands 2017 is a listing of the brands that have created a significant impact on their consumers in terms of loyalty, trust, reliability and image, at a faster pace over the last few years.


May 2017: Awarded for Best Financial Sector Transaction ADB Private Sector-CNBC Awards

Janalakshmi Financial Services, which works to increase access to finance and improve financial services to the underserved urban poor in India, was honoured in the category of Best Financial Sector Transaction for its innovative and impactful private sector solutions to key development challenges. Instituted by The Asian Development Bank and CNBC, the award focuses on developmental transactions and underlines the important work ADB clients undertake in Asia and the Pacific.


January 2017: Inducted in Fortune India 500 (Ranked at 488, currently 360)

Janalakshmi Financial Services entered the Fortune 500 list, the top definitive ranking list of India’s top 500 companies. Positioned at 488 in 2016, Janalakshmi Financial Services ranking improved to 360th position in 2017.


September 2016: Received CSR Impact Award in the Women Empowerment Category at the India CSR Summit, Mumbai

Lauded for the work towards addressing violence against women and girls, Janalakshmi Financial Services received the CSR Impact Award in the Women Empowerment category. The award was bestowed upon the company at the 3rd edition of CSR Impact Awards, which recognises efforts of companies that deliver high impact through CSR projects and adopt multi-stakeholder approach leading to excellence in project outcome.


March 2016: Awarded the "Financial Services Company of the Year" at VC Circle Awards

Janalakshmi Financial Services emerged as the Financial Company of the Year for empowering women belonging to the lower segment of society, through financial inclusion. Instituted by VC Circle, the awards are given to companies that not only record tremendous growth but also have a long-standing impact on their respective industries and economy.


November 2015: Inducted into Palladium’s Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy

Janalakshmi Financial Services was inducted into Palladium’s Balanced Scorecard Hall of Fame for Executing Strategy. With the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard, the company was able to outperform its peers, grow its loan portfolio and customer base by 2000%, thereby increasing employee retention and quintupling profits generated to reinvest in social impact programs.


May 2015: Received Smart Campaign Client Protection and got officially recognised for customer-centricity

Underlining the fact that Janalakshmi Financial Services follows globally acceptable principles and ethical practices to meet the 30 standards in customer protection and care, the company received the Smart Campaign Client Protection Certification from Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL). The certification is a testament to the fact that the company’s systems and processes, products and work culture are in alignment with the customer needs, demonstrating respect and commitment to millions of underserved women. The Smart Campaign is a global initiative to incorporate strong client-protection practices into the microfinance industry in India and other countries. M-CRIL is a licensed certifier of the Smart Campaign’s Client Protection Program in India.


Certification from Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL)

Janalakshmi Financial Services received certification from leading rating agency, Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL). M-CRIL is licensed by the SMART Campaign to certify financial service providers who fully comply with the Client Protection Principles (CPP).