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India leading globally in digital payments, says Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, up to Rs 19,000 crore were transferred directly into bank accounts of 95 million beneficiaries in a single day, he added

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Rajeev Chandrasekhar. Photo: ANI

BS Reporter New Delhi
With the country’s digital payment transactions value through UPI rising to Rs 10.73 lakh crore in August, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said India was leading the world in digital government solutions through direct benefit transfers.

Chandrasekhar said, “India is today leading the world in digital payments in particular and also becoming a pre-eminent country in the use of technology to improve citizens’ lives and Governance – The India stack and other various digital government solutions are now the envy of the world’s nations - India Leads Digital and Digital Leads India thanks to PM

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First Published: Sep 01 2022 | 9:42 PM IST

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