Tagged: NPCI

NPCI, the Global Unit of National Payment Corp of India, and Liquid Group to Support QR Enabled Transactions

NPCI International Payments Ltd (NIPL), the global division of the National Payment Corporation of India, has teamed up with Liquid Group Pte. Ltd., a cross border payments provider, in order to support UPI QR-enabled payments acceptance in 10 different markets across North Asia and Southeast… Read More

Digital Payments are Now Being Used by A Third of Indian Households with Usage Spread Across Different Income Groups: Survey

A third or around 33% of households in India are now using digital payments, with usage being evenly spread across different income groups, according to a survey performed by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and People Research on India’s Consumer Economy (Price). The… Read More

Banks and Digital Payments Providers in India Ask Government to Bring Back Merchant Discount Rate on RuPay and UPI Transactions

Banking institutions and online payments providers in India have asked the nation’s government to bring back the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) on RuPay, which is an international card payment service launched by the National Payments Corporation of India. Digital payments providers in the country also… Read More

Indian Regulators to Restrict Payments Companies from Handling More than 30% of Transactions in the Country

Governments across the globe are always trying to create a balance between enabling or supporting tech advancements and innovation while preventing large companies such as Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) from unfairly using their dominant position to eliminate smaller competitors. India is reportedly planning to… Read More

National Payments Corporation of India to Issue its Equity Shares to Fintechs and Payment System Providers

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organization for handling retail payments and settlement systems in India, has decided to issue an additional 4.63% of its equity shares to 19 new investors. These investors now also include Fintech firms and payment system providers…. Read More

Report Claims Misconfigured AWS S3 Bucket Leads to Payment App BHIM Data Leak, Company Denies Any Data Breach

  BHIM, or Bharat Interface for Money, an India based payment app may have experienced a massive data leak according to a post by VPNMentor. The site claims that a misconfigured AWS S3 Bucket has exposed the information of over 7 million individuals. BHIM has… Read More

WhatsApp Payments Plans to Penetrate India’s Lending Sector, Waiting for Regulatory Clearance

WhatsApp Payments, an in-chat payment feature that lets customers perform transfers through the messaging app to anyone in their contact list, has not achieved mainstream adoption in India. The UPI-based payments service lets users send and receive funds. It has been created by the National… Read More

Digital Payments: Transcorp International Approved by Reserve Bank of India to Support Prepaid Payment Services

Transcorp International, an established foreign exchange (Forex) and payment services provider, has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to enter co-branding arrangements for performing prepaid transactions. The prepaid payment services will be available at thousands of Indian stores and digital commerce websites…. Read More

Neobank Niyo Partners National Corporation of India to Enable Greater Financial Inclusion with New Employee Payroll App

Neobank Niyo has partnered with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) in order to promote greater financial inclusion. Niyo will work with NPCI to provide modern financial services to more than five million blue-collar workers in India by 2022.  Niyo offers an employee payroll solution,… Read More

National Payments Corporation of India Requests Digital Payments Firm PhonePe to Add Another Banking Partner

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has requested Bengaluru-based digital payments firm PhonePe to work with another banking partner for its Unified Payments Service (UPI) model. PhonePe’s management has reportedly decided to work with Mumbai-headquartered multinational banking and financial services company ICICI Bank. According… Read More

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