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5,554 crore digital transactions logged in Financial Year 2020-21


  • Replying to a question, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar in the Rajya Sabha said that 421 crore transactions through BHIM-UPI application, in October this year alone. 
  • He said, Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA), Digital Payment Awareness Camps, Centre for Financial Literacy project, Financial Literacy Training Programmes, and Aadhaar-Enabled Payment System are some of initiatives to promote digital payments in rural areas in the country.