The above graph represents the total number of IMPS transactions in India by month. IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) is an instant payment inter-bank electronic funds transfer system in India, which allows customers to operate through their mobile phones. India reported its highest-ever volume of 236.93 million transactions completed through IMPS in the month of October 2019. That represented a 16% month-over-month and a 53% year-over-year increase in IMPS transaction volume.
|Source||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Note||India fiscal year starts from April 01|
There was a steep rise of 18% in the total number of IMPS transactions that took place in December 2018. The transaction volume increased from 149.94 million in November 2018 to 176.93 million in December 2018.
March 2018 was the first time when India witnessed its first 100-million IMPS transactions in volume. Since then it hoving above 100 million.
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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