#Digital India

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The major payment system operators would be required to facilitate setting-up of a centralised helpline. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@RBI))

  • The Reserve Bank of India has announced the launch of a 24x7 helpline for digital payment services
  • "This is meant to enhance consumer trust and confidence in digital payments" says RBI Governor
  • The helpline is also aimed at reducing the expenditure on grievance redressal and human resources

The tech innovator praised India's digital payment system saying it helped the poor greatly. (Photo credit: Twitter/@BillGates)

  • Microsoft entrepreneur Bill Gates called India's digital payment system exemplary
  • He said he is in process of helping other countries with a roll out of similar systems through his foundation
  • Gates said this at Singapur Fintech Festival 

during the pandemic, data consumption Google India says that data consumption jumped to 14 GB per month from 8 GB.. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The company has committed  $10 billion for expanding India's digital footprint
  • Google had picked up a 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms Ltd
  • Jio and Google have also announced plans to come up with "an entry-level affordable smartphone".

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College announced fee cuts for a few courses. Representative image (Photo credit: PTI)

  • LSR has removed charges of those facilties that students cannot avail being off-campus
  • The decisions come after students' union raised demands in light of suicide of 19-year-old Aishwarya Reddy
  • Other colleges of DU have also stepped up in providing help to students