Payment Infrastructure Development Fund Current Affairs, GK & News

RBI’s Digital Payment Index

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the Digital Payment Index. According to the index, the digital payments in the country have increased by 40% in September 2021 as compared to March 2021. Key findings The index measure of online transactions was 304.06 in September 2021. It was 270.59 in March 2021. In September 2020, ..

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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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RBI creates Payment Infrastructure Development Fund

On June 5, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India created Payment Infrastructure Development Fund of Rs 500 crores. Highlights The apex bank has made an initial contribution of Rs 250 crores towards the funds. The rest of the fund is to come through the card issuing banks. The fund has been created to increase point ..

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