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Big boost to Modi’s ‘Digital India’; e-payments surge over 8-fold in 5 years to 2,070 crore

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  • Date Added: Feb 03, 2020
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FINANCIALEXPRESS JUL-2018 In a big boost to government’s ‘Digital India’ initiative, e- payment transactions recorded a significant jump to 2070.98 crore in 2017-18, Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) said in a reply to a question in Lok Sabha yesterday. In 2013-14, 220 crore e-transactions were recorded. The central government is working with different stakeholders namely smart cities, banks, payment service providers and state to further promote the cashless payments, the minister also said in response to another question.