The above graph represents the monthly distribution of the total value of credit card transactions at ATMs in India. In October 2019, about Rs 4.11 billion total amount was transacted through credit cards at ATMs, as against Rs 3.92 billion in the previous month. That represents a considerable 4.88% month-over-month increase in the value of ATM transactions through credit cards.
Value of Credit Card Transactions At ATMs: History
|Source||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Note||India fiscal year starts from April 01|
One must note that the value of ATM transactions through credit cards still accounts for a small 0.57% of the total amount transacted through credit cards in India.
It was October 2018 when the usage of credit cards at ATMs in India hit a record high in terms of volume and value. Total 0.91 million transactions valued at Rs 4.18 billion were carried out through credit cards at ATMs in the October month.
While talking about the record low time, it was between October and December 2016 when Indian government wiped out 85% of the cash notes from the economy. In October month, the total value of credit card transactions taken place at ATMs was Rs 3 billion, which declined to Rs 0.88 billion in December of the same year.
Digital Transactions In India: Additional Information
The internet revolution has resulted in exploded adoption of digital methods of transactions worldwide. The users of Credit & Debit cards, mobile and internet nowadays are far more aware and digitally empowered with making financial transactions. In the last few years, however, digital transactions have branched out into multiple types of financial transactions.
Started with the use of Credit and Debit cards at POS in large retail stores, digital transactions industry has come a long way. The introduction of mobile wallets and UPI have transformed the whole digital transaction industry in India. RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement), NEFT (National Electronic Fund Transfer), CTS (Cheque Truncation System), IMPS (Immediate Payment Service), NACH (National Automated Clearing House), UPI (Unified Payments Interface) and PPI (Prepaid Payment Instruments) are the main type of financial transactions that fall under the Digital transaction category.
Digital transactions save time and money, resulting in a better bottom line. Customer experiences are also enhanced (think of the convenience of eSigning versus having to print a contract, sign it, and then return it by mail or fax). And digital transactions improve tracking capabilities, which helps reduce errors.
The exploded adoption of smartphones, mobile apps and mobile internet has helped Digital transaction industry to grow at an unprecedented rate. With more than 500 million smartphone users, India is one of the largest countries by the number of digital transactions that are recorded every month.
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