Bill Gates On Digital Financial Inclusion In India
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Friday said in a couple of years India will lead the way in digital financial inclusion. Speaking at a panel discussion on Transforming India through digital financial inclusion, Gates, in association with NASSCOM, said they were helping the government implement its projects in sector. “The results will be magical once critical mass is achieved.” Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said the idea was to create a plug-and-play platform for the apps – essentially the direct benefits given to citizens. He said the Indian model is different from the acclaimed Kenya model as it was based on open architecture and allows interoperability.