About Digital Payment Suraksha
India has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey to realize its vision of a Digital India. Digital and Financial Inclusion are key enablers to march towards a Digitally empowered Society and a Knowledge Economy. With Government and Industry moving towards a 'Less Cash Economy', Digital Payment channels have caught momentum and citizens across the country are adopting various modes of digital payments. Government, Industry and all stakeholders in the digital payments ecosystem need to partner to build awareness among users about security and safely transact online.
Data Security Council of India in association with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Google India have crafted an awareness campaign to promote 'Digital Payment Suraksha' to address the need to educate end users and merchants on security and safety best practices while making digital transactions.
'Digital Payment Suraksha' Campaign has two-pronged approach and mutually complement each other. (1) 'Digital Payment Security Awareness Campaign' will engage communities including individuals (users), micro, and small and medium businesses, traders by making them aware of best practices and do's and don'ts on different payment channels including Debit and Credit Card, Online and Mobile Banking, Mobile Wallets, Unified Payment Interface (UPI) & BHIM, Aadhaar Enabled Payment Systems (AEPS), USSD Payments. (2) 'Digital Payment Security Alliance' facilitating the ecosystem to deliberate on a common agenda focusing on policy, deriving best practices from global success stories.
The awareness videos have been created in 5 different languages namely Hindi, English, Gujarati, Tamil and Telugu. Select the language of your choice to watch the video to know how to safely perform Digital Payments. Along with the videos, there are brochures for consumers and merchants to follow the best practices while making cashless payments. If you follow the Dos & Don'ts, Digital Payments are Safe and Easy!