India's digitisation programme has taken a big jump following demonetisation but the country has a "long way to go" before all its citizens are fully connected to banks, a noted entrepreneur said on Wednesday.
Expressing confidence in India's ongoing reforms and the government's efforts to improve the "ease of doing business", billionaire and founder of Global Citizen Forum (GCF), B K Modi said, "The digitisation in the banking system is very strong".
Modi, however, said there was "a long way to go as not all Indians are fully connected to banks digitally".
"These are some of the results of the monetary policy for replacing 1,000 and 500 Rupee notes since November last year," he said while announcing two National Day celebration plans starting on August 9 for Singapore and culminating with Indian National Day on August 15.
The Singapore-headquartered GCF and SICCI will host a day-long conference on "New India - Emerging Global Leader" where presentations will include Singapore's and India's perspectives on Smart City programme in India. It will be held on August 10.
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