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Carbon Credit – like system can curb cash usage

Carbon credit-like system can curb cash usage Cash is an expensive cost to India’s economy. A recent report concluded that India spends about Rs 21,000 crore annually in currency operation costs. This includes printing, storing and transporting the cash, as well as the expenses incurred by banks in setting up and maintaining ATMs. Then there … Continued

ItzCash ties up with 100 cos for pre-paid cards

ItzCash ties up with 100 cos for pre-paid cards Digital payments facilitator ItzCash has signed up with 100 small- and large-sized companies to offer pre-loaded salary cards for their employees in the wake of cash withdrawal limits from banks post ban on Rs 500/1000 notes. The company said it has been witnessing a sharp three … Continued

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Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity

The Economic Times , November 27, 2016 Demonetisation: Why the challenge to take digital payment to rural India is as huge as the opportunity  Dhaturi, a dusty village in Haryana some 54 kilometres from the national capital, is like any other hamlet in North India: a cluster of half-plastered, concrete buildings housing kirana stores; semi-paved … Continued