National Payments Corporation of India ( NPCI) today said it achieved 1 billion transaction volume in July on the various payments systems it operates.
The transactions pertain to all types of payments handled by NPCI – from cheque and ATM clearing to IMPS, UPI, BHIM, RuPay, POS,e-commerce and also Aadhaar-based payments. Currently, the NPCI operates 12 payment systems.
“It is a great achievement to join the leagues of reputed payment institutions which process billions of transactions every month globally,” NPCI managing director and CEO A P Hota said in a statement here.
He said highest growth has been seen in themobile payments and Aadhaar-based payments.
“The next logical target can be a billion transactions a day – may be in three years,” Hota said.
The NPCI started its services in January 2010 with monthly transaction volume of about 50 million.
Over the last 7 years of operations, transaction volumes on the NPCI platforms have grown approximately 20 times, the statement said.