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Finance minister: MDR charges not applicable for RuPay and UPI from 2020

On December 28, 2019, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced that Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) will not be applicable on bank transactions made through RuPay and UPI platforms. Highlights The Finance Ministry has directed the banks to start campaigns to popularize UPI and RuPay debit cards. Also, the banking companies with an annual turnover more than ..


PV Sindhu becomes an athlete member of Team Visa for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Payment technology company Visa has appointed world badminton champion Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (PV Sindhu) as its brand ambassador for two years. Besides promoting the brand through advertising campaigns, Sindhu has also become an athlete member of Team Visa for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Visa has been supporting the Olympic Games as a worldwide sponsor ..


PM Modi launches a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) in Ahmedabad

On 4th March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, which will function on the “One Nation One Card” model across the country. The NCMC is the India’s first indigenously developed payment platform for transport that can be used to make payments across public transport anywhere in the ..


RuPay cards will be acceptable at all PoS by January, 2013: NPCI

As per National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), RuPay cards will be acceptable at all PoS (Point of Sales) terminals in the country from January, 2013. What are RuPay cards? RuPay card is a domestic debic card, launched by NPCI in April 2011. The card provides a platform to carry out electronic transactions at PoS ..