India's FinTech Adoption Rate At 87% As Against Global Average Of 64%: Nirmala Sitharaman

Published:Nov 29, 202307:22
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India's FinTech Adoption Rate At 87% As Against Global Average Of 64%: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman emphasised that the digital funds have seen an amazing progress over the few years.

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday mentioned that India has the best Fintech adoption charge of 87% as towards the worldwide common charge of 64%, which means that India is a main vacation spot for digital funds and actions.

Speaking at The Global FinTech Fest, Ms Sitharaman emphasised that the digital funds have seen an amazing progress from Rs 2 lakh crore price of digital transactions in 2019 to Rs 4 lakh crore in 2020.

The final eight months from January to August 2021 noticed additional momentum, clocking Rs 6 lakh crore price of digital transactions with variety of particular person transactions at 355 crore, exhibiting energetic participation from customers, business and the federal government within the digital ecosystem, she added.

India has a mix of FinTechs innovating at a fast tempo with person's desperate to undertake digital platforms, the Finance Minister mentioned.

"India has democratized financial services and accelerated the deployment of digital public good infrastructure that promotes financial inclusion and progress towards sustainable development goals," Ms Sitharaman said.

She additional added, "The UN principles on digital payments have come at the right time and will serve as an important resource to all stakeholders in delivering digital payments based on the principles of trust, consent, privacy, transparency and choice for the end user."

Speaking on the Fest, T Rabi Sankar, Deputy Governor, RBI, mentioned, "We are in the best of times, with the promise of technological innovation in finance and hope of substantial efficiency gains, better customer experience and greater social welfare."

He famous that "we also need to deal with threats of online frauds, compromise of customer credentials and data privacy and safety for the spring of hope not to turn into the winter of despair."

The Global FinTech Fest has been organized by Fintech Convergence Council (FCC) and Payments Council of India (PCI), the 2 Councils of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), together with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).


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