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Top UPI Applications and Total Addressable Market in UPI Transactions – Growing UPI Market and Digital India

After demonetization, the Indian government is pushing for digital and Unified Payments Interface (UPI) payments to achieve the much-needed digitization in financial transactions and accountability.  The transaction through UPI generates payment track and it helps tax authorities to track transactions for all monitoring purposes including taxation.  This is much needed to reduce the influence of cash in the economic system which helps economic planners to take the right decision. UPI is a mobile Read more [...]

Agnipath Scheme – Conscription and Short-Term Services in the Military

The launch of the new Agnipath scheme has ignited the flame of controversy about the selection and recruitment process of the Indian armed forces.  Does short-term recruitment affect the effectiveness of the armed forces? Do these short-term recruits have the same kind of motivation and determination as to their counterparts? Are we the first ones to come up with this kind of recruitment model? Conscription is a term connected with such short-term recruitment for military service. Conscription Read more [...]

Unified Payments Interface payment and its Growth – UPI Transactions and Growing Accountability in Financial System with Payment Digitization

Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a mobile app-based payment system that brings multiple bank accounts to one platform. It results in an effortless funds transfer experience which is quite unique in the industry.  UPI combines various banking services, smooth fund routing, plus merchant payments into a single mobile application (of any participating bank). It also handles "Peer Peer" collection requests, which can be scheduled and paid according to need and convenience. UPI was introduced in Read more [...]

Growing Digital payment in India and Its Benefits. Types of Digital Payments in India

Digital payment or electronic payment is a transfer of funds from one account to another through a digital device.  No physical exchange of money is involved in digital payment.  Digital payment is completed with the help of a mobile phone, POS (Point of Sale), or computer, and a digital channel of communication.  In digital payment, both parties use electronic mediums to exchange money.  Payments made via bank transfers, mobile money, and payment cards, including credit, debit, and prepaid cards, Read more [...]

FOREIGN CURRENCY RESERVES AND ECONOMIC STABILITY – BUILDING UP FOREGIN CURRENCY RESERVES AND ITS BENEFITS

The foreign currency reserve is a metric to judge a nation's economic well-being.  Any drop in foreign currency reserve indicates the falling ability of a country to pay for its critical imports. Countries utilize their foreign currency reserves to maintain a fixed exchange rate for their currencies. China is an excellent example since its currency, the yuan, is pegged to the dollar. When China accumulates dollars, it increases the dollar's value relative to the yuan. This reduces the cost of Read more [...]

The Bitcoin Rollercoaster: De-mystifying the Myth – Cryptocurrency Market Capitalization – $2.24 trillion in January 2022

Cryptocurrencies have lately been the most popular asset to be exchanged throughout the exchanges. The asset has garnered attention despite its ambiguity and volatility. The key reason is its independence from the physical world, which makes the asset resistant to any political, economic, or environmental changes in the international community. Of course, security and profit are also the major components that enable the growth of Bitcoins. The maturation of the asset has attracted institutional investors, Read more [...]

Growing e-commerce, SaaS and Fintech India Unicorns- Bangalore Top in the Unicorn List in India

As the words Unicorn and Decacorn catch up in the global startup industry, there is a momentum in similar manner in India. As of April 2021, there are 600 unicorn companies worldwide, and India contributed around 4.9% in the unicorn segment. However, the country is yet to open account with Decacorn. According to NASSCOM, the trade association of Indian IT BPM industry, India added 12 unicorns in 2020, bringing the total Unicorn to 39, making it the third largest in the world. Startups raised approximately Read more [...]

Components of Solar Rooftop System and Types of Rooftop Solar Power

Solar PV rooftop systems are known for its ease of installation, low maintenance, and longer lifetime. The systems are financially viable with a decent return of 15% according to project reports.  Rooftop Solar PV has huge potential, and the government policies and regulations are already in place to promote large scale deployment.  Rooftop solar comes as grid based and off grid. Rooftop solar falls under Grid-based when the rooftop consumers are connected to the larger grid that is owned by Read more [...]

Global Automakers’ Challenge to Gain India Market – Ford Motor Company and Automobile Market in India

Ford Motor Company, the world's biggest carmaker will cease its operations in India after 25 years of business in the country.  According to the automaker, it would be difficult to return to profitability in India in the near future, since it incurred a $2 billion loss.  Ford India will close its manufacturing in Sanand, Gujarat, by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, and it will close its Chennai facility by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2022,  After MAN Trucks, General Motors, Harley Davidson, and Read more [...]

What are the Causes of Chip Crisis – How it Can be Mitigated

The chip shortage has caused much disturbance among the industries since they struggle to meet the increasing demand of electronic products and components.  As of now, the companies are adjusting in their own ways, and most do not expect a resolution any time soon. The chip scarcity as an industry-wide issue that may not be addressed until at least next year, if not 2023, according to market research data.  Chip demand is very strong, and there is no reason to anticipate a sudden oversupply Read more [...]