Transactions worth Rs 361 crore have so far been made using the newly-launched Bhim application for mobile phones, Lok Sabha was informed.
In a bid to strengthen rural connectivity, the government has made an allocation of Rs 10,000 crore for the ambitious Bharat Net project, Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said.
The allocation for the Bharat Net project is being stepped up to Rs 10,000 crore in 2017-18 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget 2017 speech.
Government will soon roll out Aadhaar Pay service that will enable people to make and receive payments using their Aadhaar number and biometrics.
A Health Care Transformation Cell has been set up at AIIMS to help hospitals across the country replicate the premier medical institute's Transformation Project for digitising services.
Niti Aayog will rank the states/UTs on the basis of digital transactions, MoS for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha