Ushering the new-age TReDS Platform

– Anirudh Grover, Executive |

Receivables or debtors though from the face of it is considered as a positive thing for businesses, however when you lift the tag of positivity one can assess the true color of trade receivables. This essentially means that despite it being classified as an asset it may not be helping the business when required. For instance, ABC Ltd has 1 lakh recorded as debtors in its financials however these debtors are of no substantial use unless it is converted into liquid forms of funds. This in essence is the reason why TReDS was introduced, RBI vide Guidelines for the Trade Discounting System (TReDS) opined that the scheme for setting up and operating the institutional mechanism for facilitating the financing of trade receivables of MSMEs from Corporate and other buyers, including Government Departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), through multiple financiers is known as TReDS.

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