- 4 Mar 2021
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Offline Retail Payments: India’s Innovative Bid Towards Financial Inclusion
As patchy internet remains a big impediment for Indians to switch to digital transaction, can offline digital payments be the solution?
This opinion was published in The RGNUL Blog on March 04, 2021.
About the Authors
Shreya is a Senior Resident Fellow, and leads the work at the intersection of law, finance and development at Vidhi. She is currently focusing on independent research work relating to financial inclusion, tech and corporate governance. She has worked on several engaged projects with the International Financial Services Centres Authority, Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. Shreya completed her LLB from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2012 and LLM from Queen Mary, London on a Chevening scholarship in 2019. She also worked with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London in 2019. Prior to joining Vidhi in 2014, she worked as an Associate at Luthra & Luthra Law Offices, New Delhi.
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