Government Expects Up to 7 Countries to Sign Up to Adopt UPI, Aadhaar and More Technologies by March: MoS IT

The federal government expects 5 to seven nations to join adopting India-developed expertise platforms like UPI and Aadhaar by March for accelerating digitisation, in line with Minister of State for Electronics and Info Know-how Rajeev Chandrasekhar.

Whereas talking at India Stack Developer Convention, the minister mentioned that the Prime Minister has determined to supply India expertise platforms to nations to assist them speed up digitisation.

“I anticipate by February-March, about 5-7 nations all over the world to enroll (for adopting platforms),” Chandrasekhar mentioned. The federal government plans to achieve out to a number of nations to supply them expertise stack (Aadhaar, UPI, DigiLocker, Co-Win, GeM, GSTN and so forth) as a part of its duty as G20 Presidency and expects Indian startups and system integrators to achieve from the train.

Earlier this month, it was reported that the NPCI has permitted non-residents from 10 nations, together with the US, Canada and UAE, to digitally switch funds utilizing the UPI platform from NRE/NRO accounts. The Nationwide Funds Company of India (NPCI) in a round mentioned it has been receiving requests for permitting non-residents to make use of worldwide cell numbers for transacting in Unified Funds Interface (UPI).

The NPCI, in a round dated January 10, had requested UPI members to place in place a mechanism by April 30 beneath which non-residents having NRE/NRO accounts can be allowed to switch funds utilizing their worldwide cell numbers.

To begin with, this facility can be accessible to non-residents in 10 nations — Singapore, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Oman, Qatar, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE and the UK.

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