In this article, we aim to highlight how digital and financial inclusion among women has an imperative role to play in the economy, the impediments faced by women in India to access digital financial services that hamper the overall economic growth of India, and plausible solutions to address the challenges faced by women in India.
Digital payments in India have surged, projected to exceed $10 trillion by 2026. A key contributor is the digitization of bill payments and collections, with BBPS aiming to be India’s primary collections platform, offering secure and standardized solutions. MSC explores BBPS’s journey and future potential in this white paper.
How can digital public infrastructure improve government-to-person payments?
This blog helps us to understand digital public infrastructure (DPI) and its three main pillars; digital identity, payment systems, and data exchange. It explains how these pillars enable public and private service providers to deliver digital goods and services.
Were countries adopting digital payments financially resilient during COVID-19? The data suggests so
The COVID-19 pandemic spurred the growth of digital payments worldwide. MSC’s studies revealed the increase in scope and intent of digital payments among LMI groups and MSMEs. We analyzed data from World Bank in 2020 and the Global Findex Database 2021 to probe the relationship between the adoption of digital payments and the economic resilience of countries. We analyzed data from 11 countries. The research proved the hypothesis that the adoption of digital payments in developing economies has a positive correlation with financial resilience.
How have low-income communities embraced digital payments in India?
This is the first blog in a three-blog series on the whitepaper titled “How Digital Payments Drive Financial Inclusion in India. The series is built around the whitepaper, which provides evidence-backed insights on the evolution of digital payments in India and the current barriers and triggers for providers and users. It also covers critical use cases that can steer the shift toward digital payments for the mass market—and the concerted efforts needed from different stakeholders to make that shift possible.
How digital payments drive financial inclusion in India
Digital payments in India have grown phenomenally in the past decade. This report highlights how digital payments in the country grew and charts the path ahead. We look at the journey of digital payments in India, major events and entities that contributed to it, and products that revolutionized the digital payments space. We also identify barriers to the digital payments sector and analyze the future of digital financial inclusion through payments for the low- and moderate-income segments in India.