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Downloads do not mean usage! Modi's BHIM app hits a roadblock

Only 26% of the app's downloads have resulted in an active linkage with a bank account

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Only 5.1 million, or 26.6 per cent, of the 19.16 million downloads of the Modi government's flagship Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app have translated into an active linkage with a bank account, the Financial Express reported on Monday while citing data from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). This development comes despite a large number of downloads of the app in a short span of time. Last week, according to NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, the indigenous digital payments app, which the government launched for fast and secure cashless transactions, had, till ...

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First Published: Tue, March 21 2017. 10:20 IST
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