digital payments economy

Tripura to opt for cashless payment system in public transactions

December 23, 2016

Tripura Government has decided to opt for cashless payment system in public transactions beginning this New Year. To this effect, the government has initiated the process of opening bank accounts including RuPay cards for nearly 20% people who does not have bank accounts till now. Similarly, opening of bank...

Government approves ordinance on Payment of Wages Act

December 21, 2016

The union cabinet has approved the ordinance on Payment of Wages Act that relates to the payment of wages. The ordinance facilitates central government administered establishments to pay salaries by cheque or credit salary in employees’ bank accounts. Accordingly, the ordinance will amend Section 6 of the Payment of...

Committee of Chief Ministers to examine measures to implement digital payment systems

November 30, 2016

NITI Aayog has constituted a Committee of Chief Ministers with representatives drawn from different political parties to examine measures to implement and promote the use of digital payment systems in the country. The move is to give a fillip to the adoption of digital payments systems by people at...

Government constitutes Amitabh Kant Commitee to convert 100% Govt-Citizen Transactions to digital platform

November 26, 2016

The Government has constituted a Committee led by NITI Aayog to enable 100% conversion of Government-Citizen Transactions to the digital Platform. Conversion of transactions to the digital platform is expected to weed out black money and corruption from public life. The committee will be headed by NITI Aayog CEO...

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