Digital transactions Current Affairs, GK & News

Digital Banking: Over 2.9 lakh Cyber Security incidents reported in 2020

The Minister of State for the Electronics and IT, Sanjay Dhotre, highlighted in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that; more than 2.9 lakh digital banking cybersecurity incidents were reported in the year 2020. Cases of cyber incidents The data from the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) reveals that, a total number of ..

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WhatsApp Pay: NPCI approves WhatsApp to join UPI Payment

On November 6, 2020, the National Payment Corporation of India approved the Facebook owned messaging Application, WhatsApp to “Go Live” on UPI. This is to be achieved through new feature of WhatsApp called “WhatsApp Pay”. Key Highlights In order to achieve this, WhatsApp has partnered with five banks namely ICICI Bank, Indian Bank, Axis Bank, ..

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NPCI International Payments Limited (NPIL): set up by NPCI for international market operations

The National Payments Corporation of India has set up ‘NPCI International’ to operate its international market of Unified Payment Interface, instant payment service, and its electronic payment card scheme RuPay. What is the function of NPCI? The National Payments Corporation of India is the apex organization to conduct operations related to retail payments and settlement ..

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Update : Digital Transactions in India

India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India, has waived the NEFT and RTGS transactions on the payments carried on the internet and mobile banking from July 1. This comes on the heels of an earlier Reserve Bank of India order to do away these charges to promote a cash less-cash economy in the country. ..

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RBI Report pushes for Digital Transactions

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) report Payment and Settlement: The Plumbing in the Architecture of India s Financial System makes the following observations about digital payments: India s effort to build a less-cash economy is gathering momentum. Digital transactions have witnessed phenomenal growth in digital transactions until March 2019. RBI has set an ambitious ..

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