Q. Promoting digital payments has been mandated to which of the following institution?

[A] Ministry of IT and Electronics (MeiTY)

[B] NITI Aayog

[C] NIC

[D] Ministry of Finance

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation:

  • The responsibility to promote digital transactions in India has been shifted from NITI Aayog to the Ministry of IT and Electronics (MEITY).
  • By shifting the responsibility to promote digital transaction to MEITY, the government is trying to utilize the core competence of specific ministries.
  • NITI Aayog would have a role to monitor and recommend ways to improve government schemes and growth of IT-enabled.

Source: https://www.meity.gov.in/digidhan-mission