(Seated) Lto R: Bhima Subrahmanyam, Managing Director, NAFSCOB, Dr Bijender Singh, Chairman, NAFSCOB, Dr. J .L. Bancel, Chairman of ICBA , Mr. B.S. Vishwanathan, Chairman, RCBA and Dr.Madhane,ICA A joint seminar of ICBA and RCBA on Financial Inclusion through Co-operative Banking–various forms and comparativeadvantages was held on 1st September at BICC in Beijing. 25 participants from 8 countries attended the seminar. The seminar was chaired by Mr. Bancel, Chairman of International Co-operative Banking Association (ICBA) and Mr. B.S. Vishwanathan, Chairman, Regional Co-operative Banking Association (RCBA). A Paper on " Financial Inclusion through Co-operative Banking" was presented at the seminar: by Mr. Bhima Subrahmanyam, Managing Director, National Federation of State Cooperative Banks (NAFSCOB).