Mumbai: Because the nation enters the fourth spherical of COVID-19 lockdown, the Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI) on Wednesday reiterated the utilization of digital modes for banking transactions.
Earlier this week, the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Authority (NDMA) introduced lockdown 4.zero until Might 31 to test the unfold of coronavirus.
Using digital fee modes has turn into extra essential as the continuing nationwide lockdown, imposed to keep up social distancing to include the unfold of coronavirus, has restricted the motion of individuals.
Within the marketing campaign launched on a microblogging web site, the central financial institution stated digital fee modes make it simpler for folks to do banking transactions whereas being secure at dwelling and at any hour of the day.’
“Protected digital transactions might be achieved from the protection of your house,” the RBI’s marketing campaign emphasised.
The a number of digital fee choices embody NEFT, IMPS, and UPI which are out there round the clock. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das earlier appealed to the general public to make use of each precautionary measure, together with digital banking, to keep up social distance.
The RBI, nevertheless, warned clients to be vigilant whereas utilizing digital modes of transactions and likewise suggested them to alert their banks in case of any fraud.