February 20, 2017

India wants to make credit and debit cards obsolete for payments

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Ever since India invalidated much of its cash, it has been encouraging its citizens to switch to mobile wallets and other epayment solutions. Today, it took another step in pushing its citizens to embark on the cashless payment solutions — but early boomers aren’t going to like it. 

The Indian government has launched BharatQR Code to enable people to pay for things they purchase without swiping their plastic cards. Instead, merchants can ask shoppers to scan a QR code and make payments directly from their bank account.

One of the biggest problem merchants and citizens faced in the aftermath of demonetization last November was the absence of non-cash payment systems.  Read more…

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Author:Manish Singh

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