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India’s Telecom Department, CTO organize event to highlight successes of India in adoption of effective ICTs

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 19, Mar 2022
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The Department of Telecommunications under Ministry of Communications and the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization CTO organized an online event titled Digital Transformation Center Stage - India, to showcase and highlight the successes of India in effective Information and Communications Technologies ICTs adoption to encourage CTO member countries for adopting transformative digital solutions. India is a member country of the CTO which comprises 33 countries as its members.

In the event, the success stories of Aadhar and Unified Payment Interface UPI System which are significant elements of Digital India Programme were shared with representatives of CTO member countries. UIDAI made presentation on Aadhar and highlighted its features such as 1.26 Billion live Aadhar, over 68 Billion Authentications, its support in Financial Inclusion, Aadhar-enabled Direct Benefit Transfer DBT and its other use-cases. National Payments Corporation of India NPCI made presentation on UPI System benefiting consumers, banks, fintech and merchants and highlighted its features such as 4.52 Billion transactions in the last month along with its other use-cases.

Department of Telecommunications thanked the CTO and its members and proposed to provide support to them in their similar efforts and adoption of these solutions for empowering citizens. The CTO and member countries appreciated India for sharing these success stories with them.

Sources : News on AIR