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SBI allows depositors to withdraw cash from its Point of Sale (PoS) devices

In a bid to ease the cash crunch, the State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to allow depositors to withdraw cash from its Point of Sale (PoS) devices available with merchants. This “[email protected]” facility will be available for customers of all banks and can be used in about 80% of SBI’s PoS devices across ..

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The Union government to bear MDR charges to promote digital transactions

To promote digital transactions, the union cabinet has recently decided to bear the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) applicable on digital payments via debit cards, etc., up to Rs 2,000. The MDR applicable on transactions made through debit cards, the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and Aadhaar-Enabled Payments System (AEPS) up to and including a value of ..

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India first nation to subsidize online payments

India has become the first country in the world to subsidise the use of digital cash after the government announced measures like discounts on online payments for insurance policies, rail tickets and highway toll charges and waiver for service tax on online transactions below Rs 2,000. In countries like US, Sweden and Singapore, the inducement ..

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‘DigiShala’ – 24-hour TV channel for cashless lessons

The ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY) has launched a new TV channel named ‘DigiShala’ to promote digital transactions. DigiShala is a free-to-air channel to educate people about digital payment and encourage people to adopt digital payments in their everyday life. It is made available on DTH service. The channel will be airing shows in ..

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Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan launched by Central Government

India is witnessing a paradigm shift towards a digital economy and a major financial revolution. In pursuit of its efforts to move towards a cashless economy the Government of India has launched “Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan” to promote active participation of youth of Higher Educational Institutions to motivate all payers and payees to be embrace cashless ..

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