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RBI Sets Up Payments Infrastructure Fund To Boost Digitisation In Rural India

India, June 5 -- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on Friday (June 5), announced that it set up a Payment Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) of INR 500 Cr to boost digital payments across the count... Read More


India's New Agri Policy Looks To Push Supply Chain Tech Adoption, eNAM Growth

India, June 4 -- As a means to improve agricultural income for farmers and lift restrictions on sales of produce, the Union Cabinet, on Wednesday (June 4), announced that it has cleared three major or... Read More


Electric Vehicles This Week: Hero Electric In Trouble Over Design With Honda, MG Motor Plans Fresh Investments & More

India, June 4 -- As pollution-free days and star-studded night skies post the nationwide lockdown gives new hope for electric vehicles (EVs) manufacturers of a changed consumption pattern, questions r... Read More


Medical Devices Startups Look To Ride Healthtech Wave As Regulatory Barriers Lower

India, June 3 -- With the shifting market dynamics caused by Covid-19, pretty much everything is in overhaul mode. Within the burgeoning healthtech ecosystem, the medical devices market is also witnes... Read More


Blockchain This Week: Tech Mahindra, Idealabs Launch Blockchain Courses, Ant Group's Blockchain Tech For SMEs & More

India, June 3 -- Tech Mahindra, the IT wing of Mahindra Group, has partnered with edtech firm Idealabs to support blockchain skill development in India. With this, the duo will be offering curated pro... Read More


US To Probe Digital Service Tax Imposed On American Companies In India

India, June 3 -- The US has decided to launch a probe into the 2% digital services taxes (DST) which India had levied on non-resident companies in March 2020, including online sales of goods and servi... Read More


US To Probe India's Digital Tax On Tech Giants

India, June 3 -- The US has decided to launch a probe into the 2% digital services taxes (DST) which India had levied on non-resident companies in March 2020, including online sales of goods and servi... Read More


Cryptocurrency This Week: Indian Crypto Exchanges Witness Surge In New Users, Bitcoin Sees $1000 Spike & More

India, June 2 -- According to cryptocurrency research platform Coinpaprika and global crypto exchange OKEx, India is poised to gain considerable global market share of crypto transactions this year. ... Read More


Despite Agri Financing Tech Growth, Over Half Of India's Small Farmers Struggle For Credit

India, June 1 -- Agriculture and allied sectors contribute $368 Bn to the economy but its 16% share in India's GDP isn't an indicator of the financial inclusion of small and marginal farmers. Accordin... Read More


Tech Startups Answer Call For Transparency In Farm-To-Fork Chain

India, June 1 -- The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed a lot of inefficiencies in the system, and no industries have been unaffected, and that includes the agri supply chain, which brings those fruits and... Read More