National Payments Corporation of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

RBI to set new QR code rules to change payment picture of India

The Reserve Bank of India recently ordered payment system operators (PSO) from launching new proprietor QR code for transactions. The apex Bank asked the PSOs switch to at least 1 interoperable QR code. This is to to use the same QR code across multiple payment applications. This is being done by the Reserve Bank of ..

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 ..

RBI formulated new regulations framework for Umbrella entity for retail payments

The Reserve Bank of India formulated a new framework for the establishment of a new umbrella entity for retail payments. According to RBI, the entity will be handed over the responsibility of setting up, managing, and operating new payment systems in the retail space following the same way as the National Payments Corporation of India ..

UPI transactions at record 1.49 billion in July

In the first such case, the Unified Payments Interface based transactions have reached the highest ever tally of 1.49 billion in the month of July whereas the total value of transactions has reached the lifetime high of Rs 2.9 lakh crore. This proves more people trust this platform and also the individual transaction value is ..

Kotak Bank unveils Debit Card-Based e-mandate On NPCI’s API Platform

Kotak Mahindra Bank has unveiled the first debit card-based authentication solution on National Payments Corporation of India’s e-Mandate API (Application Program Interface) platform. Kotak Mahindra Bank has become the first ever Destination Bank to go live with both Net Banking and Debit Card-based e-mandate authentication. The motive behind this is to allow Kotak customers to ..