State & Regional Level Awareness and Consultative Workshop, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Mar 17, 2017

Fourth day long regional workshop on Electronic Payments and Receipts in Government was organised by the National e–Governance Division (NeGD), under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on March 17, 2017 in Trivandrum. The event was organised in collaboration with Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion (CDFI) and National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) as Knowledge Partner.

States of Tamilnadu, Kerala along with Union Territories of Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands participated in the workshop. The event was inaugurated by Smt Sheela Thomas, IAS Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of Kerala. She pointed to the need of making sustained efforts by the Govt to enable an environment conducive for the behaviour change to ensure adoption of digital payments.

A delegate mix of over 150 officials included the mid to senior level officials from the State Governments, PSUs, industry leaders, Banks, Government Payment Solution Owners, RBI and NPCI among others.

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