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NPCI aligns with CSC e-Governance

ncpiadharNational Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has collaborated with CSC e-Governance Services India to launch Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) at locations where CSC eGov has been acting as business correspondent of banks. V. Sabapathy, speaker of Puducherry, inaugurated the service at Ariyankuppam grama panchayat in the union territory. Balachandran M., chairman, NPCI, who spoke at the function, said CSC service outlets which were hitherto providing services of various types, would now be able to offer financial services too on digital platform by partnering with banks in a much bigger way. The thrust would be on under-banked and unbanked locations in the country, he added. A.P. Hota, MD and CEO of NPCI, said CSC eGov can play a crucial role in combining the financial inclusion program with Digital India program and NPCI is proud to be associated with CSC eGov. R. R. Singh, head, Operations, CSC EGov, said the company intends to cover entire Puducherry with over 60 CSC locations by the end of March 2016. The model will be replicated at all 1,40,000 CSC EGov locations the country in a phased manner, he added. AePS facilitates disbursement of government entitlements like NREGA, social security pension and other welfare payments using Aadhaar and authentication thereof as supported by UIDAI.

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