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Payment Infrastructure Development Funds

The Reserve Bank of India recently announced operational guidelines to Payment Infrastructure Development Funds. The main aim of the funds is to deploy more digital payment infrastructure across tier-3 to tier-6 centres and in the north eastern states. What are the guidelines issued by RBI? The Central Bank has constituted an advisory council under the ..

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DakPay of India Post Payment Bank

“DakPay” is an application launched by India post payment Bank as a part of its ongoing initiatives to provide digital financial inclusion to the country. The application was launched by the Union Minister for communications, law and Justice and electronics and information technology Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad. Key features The customers of India post payments ..

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Bengaluru accounts for the highest number of digital transactions in India

As per the recent report by online payment processor Worldline India, Bengaluru accounted for the highest number of digital transactions in India in 2019. Bengaluru, which was the leading city in digital transactions in 2018, is followed by Chennai, Mumbai and Pune this year. The report also revealed that United Payments Interface (UPI) was the most preferred ..

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GoI to increase reach of banking in the North-East Tea Garden areas

On February 27, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced that the banking in the North East Region is to be increased. Highlights The minister in a meeting with economists, trade and industry representatives and policy experts announced that the banking in the tea garden regions of the north east is to be increased. This ..

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EASE 3.0 launched by the Finance Minister to enhance Ease of Banking

On February 26, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched Enhanced Access and Service Excellence (EASE 3.0). It was launched along with the annual report of EASE 2.0 at a function organized by Indian Banks’ Association. Highlights The main aim of EASE 3.0 is to make public sector banking technology enabled and smart. By this ..

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