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Nilekani committee bats for lower costs, incentives and greater role for non-banks to boost digital transactions

Nilekani panel proposes all government payouts through digital mode, national mobility card

NCMC has 2 instruments on it – a regular debit card which can be used at an ATM, and a local wallet, the panel said.


Nandan Nilekani to head RBI committee on digital payments

The committee, which will have 90 days to submit a report, will review the existing status of digitisation of payments in the country, identify the current gaps in the ecosystem and suggest ways to bridge them.

Nandan Nilekani: There’s DBT proposal for electricity subsidy

“About 1.2 billion people use Aadhaar. India has about 850 million bank accounts linked to Aadhaar, of which about 550 million are unique bank accounts. This Aadhaar-linked bank account is the fundamental basis for direct benefit transfer,” Nilekani said.

Nandan Nilekani: UPI transactions to hit 1 billion by December

UPI, which was launched in August 2016, received a push from the government's demonetisation exercise and the launch of the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app in late 2016.

Niti Aayog chief seeks Nandan Nilekani help on Aadhaar base for NHPS

As the then chairman of UIDAI, Nilekani, co-founder and currently non-executive chairman of software firm Infosys, had played an instrumental role in the roll-out of Aadhaar.


There's an orchestrated campaign to malign Aadhaar: Nandan Nilekani

Nilekani said the issue has been blown out of proportion as Aadhaar have built far too many security layers and it is not possible to randomly pore it.

Infosys will configure GST network to help traders file 3B returns: Sushil Kumar Modi

Infosys would configure the editing facility in the GST Network by November 20 to enable traders to file their three-page summary return (3B), said the GST Group of Ministers (GoM) Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.

Infosys cuts revenue guidance; no wrong in Panaya deal: Nandan Nilekani

In a virtual clean chit to former CEO Vishal Sikka, the board of Infosys, led by chairman Nandan Nilekani, said it has found no wrongdoing in the acquisition of Israeli company Panaya under the leadership of Sikka.

Aadhaar helped Indian govt save $9 billion: Nandan Nilekani

I'm a big believer that if you build the right digital infrastructure then you can leapfrog," Nandan Nilekani.

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High-tech campaigns of Nandan Nilekani, V Balakrishnan

Nandan Nilekani, former CEO, Infosys; V Balakrishnan, former CFO, Infosys.

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Aadhaar: Three experts explain how biometrics DID NOT make it more secure

Second in the Aadhaar series, in this video Usha Ramanathan, Ramanjit Singh Chima and Reetika Khera explain how biometrics were brought into the Aadhaar process without enough research and why it is unprecedented in a dangerous way.