Unified Payment Interface Current Affairs, GK & News

Digital Payment Security Controls Direction

The RBI is to introduce digital payment security control directions for regulated entities to improve the security of digital payment channels and also to improve the consumer service. This announcement comes after the central bank temporarily barred the largest private bank, HDFC, from selling new credit cards or launching new digital banking initiatives due to ..

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NPCI launches “Rupay Festive Carnival”

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) launched ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’. What are the Key Features of Rupay Festive Carnival? The ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’ will give compelling advantage and interesting discounts to RuPay users. It aimed at contactless, motivating safe and cashless payments. RuPay cardholders can revel in celebrations by helping attractive offers. The card ..

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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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PM CARES Fund set up

The PM CARES Fund was set up for collecting voluntary contributions for providing relief to those affected by COVID-19. About the Fund The PM CARES (Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situation) Fund was set up by the government under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister. It is a public charitable trust which ..

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Paytm launches POS device for smaller merchants

Leading Indian fin-tech start-up company Paytm has recently launched a point-of-sale (POS) device for smaller merchants. The device would accept payments through cash, Paytm wallet, debit and credit cards and Unified Payments Interface (UPI) apps. It is an android-based all-in-one device, which will help the smaller merchants, road-side shop-keepers in handling digital money. Good and ..

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