To promote digital payment systems and bring in transparency and financial inclusion, NITI Aayog has constituted a committee which will create a roadmap in this regard.
The committee will comprise chief ministers from different political parties and NITI Aayog members among others. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will be the convener.
Here is the composition of the committee, as provided on the Press Information Bureau website:
Officials say the committee will be identifying global best practices for implementing an economy primarily based on digital payments and examining the possibility of adopting these global standards in the Indian context.
The high-level group will also be identifying and addressing bottlenecks and indicating solutions pertaining to the transition to a digital economy.
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