IRCS has received many accolades and awards from prestigious institutions and publications. Here are some excerpts:

Accolades from media

Financial World innovation Awards 2012 to KGFS

'KGFS - An innovative financial delivery model' has been nominated by IFS School of Finance, UK under Finalists for the "Financial World Innovation Awards 2012"

Forbes India report on KGFS

"It was founded to sidestep the weakness in microfinance model and is based on a simple principle: Financial services should be provided in much the same way as a physician prescribes medicines. Understand what customers need, and prescribe the products that would help them" – Forbes India

CGAP report on KGFS

"KGFS Wealth Management model aims for complete financial inclusion, has implications for other markets" – CGAP Report on KGFS

Live Mint report on KGFS

"The full commercial roll-out of the experiment is still to happen. But if it does, this will be fairly inspirational to many others in the financial service space who are trying to move the agent up the value chain to provide real service" – Monika Halan, advisor to the Indian Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority, Livemint.

Economic Times report on KGFS

"While MFIs offer only loans, KGFS offers a bouquet of financial services. While MFIs focus on lower income groups, KGFS is meant to cater to the entire village" – The Economic Times