Andhra Pradesh First to Implement Bharat QR Digital Payments


Andhra Pradesh’s Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd (EPDCL) and the Southern Power Distribution Corporation of AP Ltd. (SPDCL) have become the first state-owned distribution companies in India to accept payments through Bharat QR.

As part of the ‘Vizag less–cash city’ initiative underway between Visa and the Andhra Pradesh government, the state has witnessed a slew of initiatives aimed at increasing the rate of digital payment adoption across the masses. 
Important Takeaways from Above News-
  • Bharat QR Code is the world’s first interoperable quick response code acceptance solution launched by the Reserve Bank of India.
  • N. Chandrababu Naidu is the present CM of Andhra Pradesh.
  • E S L Narasimhan is the Present Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
Source- The Economic Times

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