Mindgate Solutions Pvt. Ltd., hosted a panel discussion addressing the pathway to make real-time UPI payments ubiquitous. The event took place in the presence of CXOs and thought leaders from the banking industry to discuss the growth of UPI transactions in India and the road ahead for digital innovation.
The panel discussion, moderated by Guhan Muthusamy, Co-Founder & Software Architect, Mindgate Solutions, focused on the topic of ‘How to Make Real-Time Payments Ubiquitous?’ and explored the challenges and opportunities presented by the rapid growth of UPI transactions in India. Amongst the panellists were Ms. Praveena Rai (COO, NPCI), Mr. Sandeep Ubale (CGM - Digital Transformation & E-commerce, SBI), Mr. Ramesh Lakshminarayanan,(CIO & Group Head-IT, HDFC Bank), Mr. Mahesh Ramamoorthy (CIO, Yes Bank), Mr. Sony A (CIO, South Indian Bank) and Mr. Jeremy Wilmot (Senior Advisor, ACI Worldwide).
Praveena Rai, COO of NPCI said, “UPI is deeply ecosystem-driven and tech-driven driving transformation of the payment industry in India. To drive UPI growth of users and usage, it is critical to continue to innovate with applications such as RuPay credit cards linked to UPI, UPI Lite and several such. The technology stack to ensure a seamless user experience is crucial. Mindgate's role as the first UPI switch and its continued development to keep up with the pace of growth in the industry is an important
One KPI month on month we focussed on is UPI Technical decline and it has yielded great results and customer satisfaction irrespective of issuing or acquiring transactions. The role of data will also be critical as UPI will continue to connect to other ecosystems and I feel Mindgate has the potential to be truly global beyond payments with the scale and deep tech expertise. CBDC, CBKonnect PFMS products for government business address critical needs of the bank and Mindgate is in for future partnership growth for HDFC. We look forward to our future partnership with Mindgate in the payment space.``
We believe many banks and organisations will adopt this model, where they will have a single partner like we do with Mindgate and invest in their model in the future.”
Commenting on the occasion, George Sam, Business Head and Co-Founder of Mindgate Solutions said, “India is at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, and we are excited to bring together top industry leaders to discuss the future of Real-time payments in this market. We believe that the insights and perspectives shared at this event will be invaluable for those looking to capitalise on the growth wave of digital payments in India."
"The world is moving towards Real-time payments, and the key to success in this transition lies in the leadership of central banks, the adoption of overlay digital services while leveraging the benefits of the public cloud. Open Banking, digital wallets, and digital ID systems are essential components as well as the use of Data and AI. Countries like Brazil and the PIX system are seeing very high growth and adoption, but India is leading the pack with 40% of global real-time transactions. The ACI partnership with Mindgate has been instrumental in the success of Real-time payments and Mindgate is a world leader in digital transformation.” said Jeremy Wilmot.
Mindgate Solutions, processes over 3.5 billion transactions per month and transactions valued at $780 billion in the last 12 months. It has been at the forefront of the payments revolution since its inception. From building new generation payment gateways to mobile-based collections and payments platforms like RTP & UPI(India) it has been a true leader in the space.
The panel discussion highlighted the challenges faced by financial institutions in adopting Real-time payments and how Mindgate Solutions has been instrumental in addressing these challenges. The panel also discussed how the use of digital platforms like UPI is going to change the way payments are made in India, and how this will lead to an increase in banking transactions and digital commerce.
As India continues to push for digital transformation, Mindgate Solutions will continue to support banks and financial institutions in their journey towards Real-time payments. With its cutting-edge technology and deep domain knowledge, the company is well-positioned to help its clients meet the challenges of the future and capitalise on the opportunities presented by the rapid growth of digital payments in India.